5 star rating: Highly Recommended 39 Reviews

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  • Location:Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Duration:4 hours (approx.)
Escape from the casinos and hike through gorgeous Red Rock Canyon, a favorite amongst Las Vegas locals. Your guide will present you with three trail options and help you select the best trail for you based on what you want to see and how far you want to hike. Round-trip transportation from the New York New York Hotel and Casino or the Mirage and bottled water is included.


  • Hiking tour of Red Rock Canyon
  • Choice of 3 hiking trails
  • Professional guide and bottled water included
  • Guided hike highlighting ecological and cultural elements
  • Roundtrip air-conditioned transportation from the Las Vegas Strip

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Take a break from the manmade diversions of Las Vegas to see the natural beauty of Red Rock Canyon. You'll get round-trip transport and assistance in choosing between three popular trails of varying degrees of difficulty. Be sure to bring your camera!

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What You Can Expect

Red Rock Canyon Hiking Tour

Red Rock Canyon Hiking Tour

Ever wonder was Vegas locals do for fun? Well escape the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas for a unique hiking experience in beautiful Red Rock Canyon. Join your local guide for a 3-hour hike on one of three popular trails within the park. On the day of your tour decide which trail of the following trails suits you best. Your guide will hike you through while providing interesting commentary and history about the canyon.

Calico Hills: this trail runs along the base of the Calico Rocks from Calico Basin to Sandstone Quarry. Distance is variable since the trail can be accessed at either end or from either of the two Calico parking areas. A side trail runs from the fee booth parking lot and connects with this trail. Hiking distance is 2.5-miles (4 km). Rating: easy to moderate.

White Rock to Willow Springs:
your guide will take the trail on the west side to the point where it splits. The trail to the right descends to a guzzler (man-made water hole). The trail to the left heads downhill and through a wash, then climbs over a ridge and drops you into the Lost Creek area. From there, it is only a short distance to Willow Springs. Starting from Willow Springs, just reverse the previous instructions. Hiking distance is 4.4 miles (7.8 km) roundtrip. Rating: easy to moderate.

Ice Box Canyon:
This trail heads down across the wash and up the other side toward the canyon. The trail is well defined as it leads you up the side of the canyon for approximately 1/4 of a mile (0.4 km). It then drops into the bottom of the canyon. From this point, the trail becomes a route over and around boulders as it continues upstream. The official trail ends at the large ponderosa pine tree in the bottom of the canyon which is 2.5-miles roundtrip (4 km). To reach the upper pool, which is filled by seasonal waterfall, be prepared for some tricky wall scrambling and a 3-mile (4.8 km) roundtrip. Rating: moderately strenuous.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great way to spend time away from the strip. Beautiful area. Great guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Excellent hike - tour guide was very knowledgeable and immersed in the canyon.
Would highly recommend this tour. But be prepared for the physical challenge of elevation climb at higher altitude than most places.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent Guide, not too difficult a hike and I would recommend a morning off to see the local area

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

great place to hike. Our tour guide knew the area very well. would do again

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Beautiful scenery, nice workout with varied terrain , very knowledgeable guide.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was wonderful. We hiked at elevations I am not generally exposed to Brandon was great at helping me adapt. The veiw of Vegas wasa worth the climb.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Our Red Rocks Canyon Hiking tour exceeded all of my expectations! I purchased this tour as a gift for my fiancé to celebrate his 30th birthday with a killer view and we did just that!

Our guide, Brandon, was friendly, down to earth and extremely informative! We learned so much and had a blast!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Our hike was amazing in every way! Kevin was our guide and we felt very fortunate to have him. He was friendly, experienced, engaged and very thoughtful. The hike was moderately difficult, but he never rushed us or made us feel like we were holding things up. It was a perfect afternoon in beautiful surrounding -- highly recommended! Even the ride from the Mirage and the scenic ride through the park going back were wonderful. It couldn't have been better!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

Adam was an absolutely fantastic tour guide. He was extremely knowledgeable and led my wife and me on the best paths so that we wouldn't have to switch back for fantastic views. I highly recommend this tour and guide as he made the hiking tour both memorable and enjoyable. I would only do this hiking tour with someone like him!!


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