These hikes in Nevada are located around Lake Tahoe and in two parks near Las Vegas, Valley of Fire State Park and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
|Cave Rock Trail|
This 0.9-mile hike above the east shore of Lake Tahoe finishes with a scramble up a rocky crown that has panoramic views.
|Chimney Beach Trail|
This 1.1-hike descends to a scenic and unique cove on the shore of Lake Tahoe that houses a stand-along chimney lingering from an old cabin.
Valley of Fire State Park
Step right up to see Native American rock art on this 0.1-mile trail with stairs up a rock face to a collection of petroglyphs.
This 0.25-mile hike, which begins next to the Valley of Fire State Park Visitor Center, approaches a rock formation that appears to stand with a bit of magic.
|Elephant Rock Trail|
This 0.3-mile hike at the east entrance of Valley of Fire State Park leads to a sandstone formation resembling an elephant with a unique natural arch for a trunk.
|Fire Wave Trail|
This 1.5-mile hike reaches a sensational striped creation where a slickrock depression is painted in waves of orange and beige.
|Petrified Logs Loop|
This 0.3-mile hike gets close to petrified logs on the desert floor passing panels that explain how wood is petrified.
|Petroglyph Canyon Trail to Mouse’s Tank|
This 0.75-mile hike travels down a sandy path lined with petroglyphs to a natural basin formed in the sandstone.
This scenic hike of up to 1.5 miles explores multi-colored landscapes, crossing through sandstone formations to summit a short crest with tremendous 360-degree views and the option to continue to Fire Canyon Overlook.
This 1.1-mile loop is impressive from start to finish as it explores colorful, intricate rock formations, passes and old film set, and slips through a narrow slot canyon.
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
|Calico I and Calico II|
This hike of 0.8 to 2.75 miles or more explores dramatically shaped and colored sandstone formations in the Calico Hills near the start of Scenic Drive.
This 2.5-mile hike ventures up a colorful canyon to a pond in a sandstone-framed basin alongside a big view of Las Vegas.
|Lost Creek Canyon|
This short hike visits Lost Creek Waterfall, a seasonal waterfall in a steep canyon above Red Rock Wash.
|Red Spring Boardwalk|
This easy 0.55-mile nature trail circles a meadow at the base of the Calico Hills and visits a small but relied upon spring.
|Willow Springs Loop|
This 1 to 1 1/3-mile circuit travels along Red Rock Wash, exploring desert landscapes, Native American rock art, and potentially a seasonal waterfall.