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Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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54 mi 87 km of trail 2 Featured Runs

Easy Trails 12 Trails Intermediate Trails 4 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails

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Featured Runs in Lake Mead National Recreation Area - 2

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Favorite Hoover Dam from above.
Easy

Historic RR Tunnels, Hoover Dam, & Bridge

8.9 mi 14.3 km • Loop • 397 ft Ascent 121.05 m Ascent

(23) Boulder…, NV
Favorite A white owl peers at the White Owl Trail.
Intermediate

Shoreline & White Owl Canyon Loop

4.9 mi 7.8 km • Loop • 223 ft Ascent 68.11 m Ascent

(4) Whitney, NV

Trails in Lake Mead National Recreation Area - 14

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2.3 mi 3.7 km #1Gold Strike Canyon
Difficult
Boulder City, NV
Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Boulder City, NV 27 
1.7 mi 2.7 km #2Grapevine Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Laughlin, NV
Easy/Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Laughlin, NV
3.8 mi 6.2 km #3Historic Railroad Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Boulder City, NV
Easy/Intermediate
3.8 mi 6.2 km Boulder City, NV
1.2 mi 2.0 km #4White Owl Canyon
Easy/Intermediate
Boulder City, NV
Easy/Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Boulder City, NV
0.6 mi 0.9 km #5Redstone
Intermediate
Moapa Valley, NV
Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Moapa Valley, NV
1.0 mi 1.6 km #6Las Vegas Bluffs
Intermediate
Whitney, NV
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Whitney, NV
0.5 mi 0.7 km #7Northshore Summit Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Nellis Air Force Base, NV
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.7 km Nellis Air Force Base, NV
1.1 mi 1.8 km #8Historic Railroad Alternate
Easy/Intermediate
Boulder City, NV
Easy/Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Boulder City, NV
36.0 mi 57.9 km #9River Mountains Loop Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Boulder City, NV
Easy/Intermediate
36.0 mi 57.9 km Boulder City, NV
0.8 mi 1.2 km #10Las Vegas Wetlands
Intermediate
Whitney, NV
Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Whitney, NV
2.9 mi 4.7 km #11Shoreline Trail
Easy
Whitney, NV
Easy
2.9 mi 4.7 km Whitney, NV
0.6 mi 1.0 km #12Callville Summit
Intermediate/Difficult
Boulder City, NV
Intermediate/Difficult
0.6 mi 1.0 km Boulder City, NV
1.5 mi 2.4 km #13St. Thomas Point Trail
Easy
Moapa Valley, NV
Easy
1.5 mi 2.4 km Moapa Valley, NV
0.3 mi 0.5 km #14Callville Summit N. Alternate
Intermediate/Difficult
Boulder City, NV
Intermediate/Difficult
0.3 mi 0.5 km Boulder City, NV

Photos of Lake Mead National Recreation Area - 27

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A white owl peers at the White Owl Trail.
Nov 6, 2015 near Boulder…, NV
Horned owls in White Owl Canyon.
Nov 6, 2015 near Whitney, NV
The desert landscape in this part of Nevada is utterly striking.
Mar 16, 2017 near Nellis…, NV
The desert landscape comes aglow in the evening light.
Mar 16, 2017 near Nellis…, NV
The Grotto pool, one of the sought after gems in Gold Strike Canyon. 104
Nov 6, 2015 near Boulder…, NV
Hoover Dam from above.
Nov 12, 2015 near Boulder…, NV
Canyon walls and petroglyphs at Grapevine Canyon Trail
Dec 6, 2017 near Laughlin, NV
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Oct 29, 2018 near Boulder…, NV

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