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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.

Highlights

  • 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

des Anges C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Irving was a superb guide. Thoughtful and exuberant- that means pretty cool guy!

Suzanne R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Super tour guide Irving - really knows the area and geared the hike towards the group's ability. Beautiful scenery and a great way to enjoy the day outside of Las Vegas.

Karen K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Irving was a terrific tour guide. The views were spectacular. Getting off the strip was great. We enjoyed our time and would recommend

Kathryn L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Great tour. The leader was very knowledgable and so nice.

LES S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

A wonderful way to unwind after a few days in Vegas. Our guide Irving was a thoroughly pleasant fellow and his knowledge of the local flora and fauna was excellent. The hike itself was fun, not too strenuous yet got the blood moving nicely as we twisted up through canyons and hills. The views of Las Vegas and the valley from the top of the hike are fantastic. A highly recommended way to enjoy another part of this majestic area.

Tybe B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

I just had a few hours for this hike and it worked out perfectly. It was a lot of fun, great guide, good company all around.

Debbi H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Awesome!!

Cathy R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great way to leave the city and hike the canyon. Our guide, Irving, was engaged and accommodating.
Cathy and Darlene
Nova Scotia
Canada

lisa p

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Guide was friendly and helpful. Enjoyed trip.

David S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great guide, great hike, great day!

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