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Best trails in Spring Mountains National Recreation Area

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Looking for a great trail in Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Nevada? AllTrails has 21 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 9 moderate trails in Spring Mountains National Recreation Area ranging from 1.9 to 6.8 miles and from 5,462 to 9,767 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Cathedral Rock Trail
Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 44 m
NOTE: This trail is closed during winter. Check with the park before visiting. From the signed trailhead the trail starts in a westward direction at a slight grade. It winds through thick patches of Show more
#2 - Griffith Peak via South Loop Trail
Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
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Length: 8.7 mi • Est. 5 h 50 m
Strenuous 3,100' climb with spectacular 360 deg. view at peak (Calif to Ariz) You begin to climb from your first step onto this trail, but you hike through some of the most lush, forested areas in thShow more
#3 - Upper Bristlecone Trail
Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 26 m
This trail begins in a nicely forested area with white fir and large aspen, and climbs until you reach the rugged, exposed upper slopes with bristlecone pines. The trail is easy to follow for both hiShow more
#4 - Upper and Lower Bristlecone Loop
Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
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Length: 5.7 mi • Est. 2 h 55 m
Upper and Lower Bristlecone Loop is a 5.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Las Vegas, Nevada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number oShow more
#5 - Echo Overlook Trail
Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 27 m
Even though this is a strenuous hike due to the steep switchbacks and elevation gain, it is a beautiful trail from the very beginning. The fall colors are magnificent, but this is a great way to escapShow more
#6 - Little Falls Trail
Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 31 m
This hike to a hidden waterfall starts at the stairs. Climb the stairs and head right on the unmarked trail. The slight grade makes for easy walking. After a few hundred yards, the trail forks to the Show more
#7 - Stanley B Springs Trail
Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
Stanley B Springs Trail is a 2.6 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Mount Charleston, Nevada that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is prShow more
#8 - Trail Canyon Overlook
Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
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Length: 3.4 mi • Est. 2 h 2 m
Seldom used deer path leads beyond Cathedral Rock for nice view of Trail Canyon This is a nice workout with a steady climb and mostly tree lined the entire way. You'll follow the same trail as for CShow more
#9 - Old Bristlecone Trail
Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
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Length: 6.8 mi • Est. 3 h 39 m
Old Bristlecone Trail is a 6.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Las Vegas, Nevada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#10 - Bristlecone, Bonanza, No Name Loop
Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
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Length: 5.6 mi • Est. 3 h 10 m
Bristlecone, Bonanza, No Name Loop is a 5.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Las Vegas, Nevada that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hikiShow more
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