Nevada

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  • Boulder City, Nevada

    Goldstrike Hot Springs

    4.5
    4.54 mi / 1293 ft gain
    The first mile is flat and deceivingly easy as you walk under a highway bridge and in between looming canyon walls. But don't get too comfortable -- at around the 1.5 mile mark you will reach the first of eight ropes along the trail and the challenge begins. You will need to use these ropes to ...
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Hike to the Fire Wave

    4.6
    1.3 mi
    Once a secret unmarked location The Fire Wave has quickly become a huge draw for park visitors in The Valley of Fire. The hike to the sandstone wave is just over a half mile of sand and sandstone and it's worth every step. While not as popular as The Wave in Utah the Fire Wave can be accessed wit...
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  • New Washoe City, Nevada

    Photograph Bonsai Rock

    5.0
    Bonsai Rock is a popular attraction for photographers as it is a unique boulder with tiny trees growing out of it, enclosed next to the shoreline. This makes it a beautiful place to enjoy a scenic sunset, as well as play with some long exposure photography.It's located on the east side of Lake Ta...
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Exploring Nevada's Pastel Canyon

    4.7
    Pastel Canyon or Pink Canyon is part of wash no. 5 in The Valley of Fire State Park and sits close to The Fire Wave and the White Dome trail yet since there is no official trail and isn't on any map it's hardly noticed.To get to the slot canyon drive on Mouse's Tank Rd. in the Valley of Fire to P...
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Hike Red Rock's Ice Box Canyon

    4.8
    Red Rock Canyon is about 30-45 minutes outside of Las Vegas and is the perfect little get away from the noise of Sin City; however, it will still be slightly infested with tourists.From the trailhead it just looks a bit like thick brush, but once you get into it, you find tiny pools and a little ...
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  • New Washoe City, Nevada

    Sand Harbor Beach

    4.8
    This is what you would call a family beach. It is clean, beautiful, and well maintained. The admission price for vehicles has gone up quite a bit, but based on the economy and the fact that this park remains clean and glass-free, you really cannot complain. The beach gets pretty crowded and they ...
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Hike the White Domes Trail in Valley of Fire State Park

    5.0
    1 mi / 0 ft gain
    The White Domes Loop Trail is at the end of Mouse's Tank Road. Travel north from the visitor center until you get to the White Domes Parking Lot. This short loop trail wanders through short slot canyons and towering sandstone formations. From the parking lot, head south down the sandstone steps. ...
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Elephant Rock

    4.3
    Elephant Rock is a beautiful red sandstone arch right at the West Entrance of Nevada's first state park, The Valley of Fire. Elephant Rock is easy to find. From I-15 take exit 75 and travel west. The exit is easy to find and there's an indian smoke shop and casino. If you forgot to get supplies ...
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Calico Tanks at Red Rock Canyon

    4.5
    2.28 mi / 449 ft gain
    Enjoy a easy scenic hike in this beautiful Nevada desert hike. Great for beginners who are willing to climb a little. This hike has about 400 ft elevation gain and go through a terrain of boulders and canyons that were fairly easy to walk on and climb. Towards the top of the hike, before reaching...
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  • Carson City, Nevada

    Hike to Skunk Harbor

    4.5
    The parking for Skunk Beach is very limited and a little difficult to find. Make sure you get there early if you want a spot. The parking is a turnoff along highway 28, about two miles north of the junction with highway 50. There is no trail sign or anything but there is an old green pipe gate wh...
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  • Reno, Nevada

    A Lazy (Fun) Float Down the River

    4.5
    Start your day by heading to Tahoe City where the East and North Shores of Lake Tahoe meet. Be sure to grab supplies along the way including drinks, picnic lunch, sunscreen, coolers, floating devices (if you aren’t interested in renting) and maybe even some super soakers if you are planning to ...
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  • Incline Village, Nevada

    Quick Hike and Photo Op at Stateline

    5.0
    2 mi
    This quick 2-mile RT hike takes you to a lookout point above the Stateline of California and Nevada. The road to the lookout is paved so beginners can make the trek to the top in the summer; winter covers the road with snow, so snowshoes or boots are recommended. The lookout offers spectacular vi...
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  • Washoe County, Nevada

    Sand Harbor Nature Trail

    4.5
    0.54 mi / 33 ft gain
    While Sand Harbor Park is a popular summer destination, the sunsets from this spot are breathtaking year round and you will have less company in the winter. The park is located right off of Highway 28 and has an admission fee of $7. There is a parking lot that fills up quickly in the summer, so a...
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Photographing Rainbow Vista

    4.5
    Rainbow Vista is located in the heart of Nevada's Valley of Fire State Park and only a short drive, north on I-15 out of Las Vegas.To get to Rainbow Vista drive the loop road toward the park's visitor center. It's a good idea to stop here if you need water, snacks, or a map. Remember the desert g...
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  • Glenbrook, Nevada

    Catch a Sunset at Cave Rock

    4.7
    0.8 mi / 127 ft gain
    This short hike is just off of highway 50 and provides one of the best views of Lake Tahoe. From South Lake Tahoe, head north on Highway 50 past Zephyr cove until you see Cave Rock Drive. Take this road until it dead ends and park in the small gravel lot. After following the trail out of the park...
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  • Zephyr Cove, Nevada

    Photograph Zephyr Cove at Sunset

    5.0
    After pulling into the parking it is only a a few minute walk right down to the beach. This place is incredible for sunrise and and sunset. The water is so calm because its tucked back in the cove which gives awesome reflections of the sky in the water. Make sure to bring a tripod and neutral den...
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Camping and Lodging in Nevada

Grey Cliffs Campground
Baker, Nevada

Grey Cliffs Campground

Ely KOA Journey
Ely, Nevada

Ely KOA Journey

Timber Creek Campground
Ely, Nevada

Timber Creek Campground

Bird Creek Recreation Area
Ely, Nevada

Bird Creek Recreation Area

Zephyr Cove Lodge and Cabins
Glenbrook, Nevada

Zephyr Cove Lodge and Cabins

From $179 / night

Zephyr Cove RV and Campground
Glenbrook, Nevada

Zephyr Cove RV and Campground

From $50 / night

Guides, Insights and Stories from Nevada

Road Trip Guide: Las Vegas To San Francisco Via Yosemite National Park

Road Trip Guide: Las Vegas To San Francisco Via Yosemite National Park

Jessica Foiles

4 Reasons to Visit One of the Least Visited National Parks in America

4 Reasons to Visit One of the Least Visited National Parks in America

Jared Beeler

Live Life Unfiltered: 72 Hours in Reno Tahoe

Live Life Unfiltered: 72 Hours in Reno Tahoe

Josiah Roe

These 10 Photos Will Convince You to Visit Tahoe's Zephyr Cove

These 10 Photos Will Convince You to Visit Tahoe's Zephyr Cove

The Outbound Collective

5 Amazing Adventures in Lake Tahoe's Zephyr Cove

5 Amazing Adventures in Lake Tahoe's Zephyr Cove

Josiah Roe