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The trail starts at the horseback riding stables. There are no trails signs...so my friend and I got a bit lost. It was totally worth it tho! Awesome hike!! The view of Vegas is amazing!!! You can even see lake mead! To find the beginning of the trail walk past the horse corral and walk to your left. We found where it started at the end of the hike
Katie C. on Dry Pond Trail
Very pretty hike. I went in late October and the fall colors were gorgeous!
Excellent hike in the fall with all the beautiful fall colors on the aspen trees. There are a couple places where you cross the creek and need to cross on rocks otherwise you'll get your shoes wet. Very shady trail and plenty of parking at the trailhead. Also, pit toilets available at the parking lot/Trailhead. No toilets on the trail. We packed a lunch and ate it at our turn around spot. Very well signed trail. Bring water and a snack or lunch. We hiked a total of 8 miles!
Fun trail! Approach this trail in thirds: 1st third of the hike begins from the parking lot to the base of the mountain. This part is easy - rolling hills and hiking up a wash for a portion of this hike. The 2nd third is climbing up the gully: my best advice is to stay on the left side of the gully - follow the green/blue markers. There's a trail that climbs up through a series of switchbacks and some minor bouldering. If you can't find the trail, no worries. Just head straight up until you reach the ridge and the remainder of the trail will be on your right side. The last third of the trail is from the ridge to the peak. Once you reach the ridge, find the trail and head towards the right towards the peak. The trail disappears but just head straight up as you come up the peak from behind. Once you're at the top: relax, eat and drink, take pics and relax some more. Come back down the same way you came up. That's pretty much it.
Things to bring: water - the temp was 85 w a slight breeze. I brought 3 liters: 2 liters of just water and 1 liter with electrolyte mix (tailwind), hat, sun block, snacks for energy ( I brought jerky and cereal)