Bowl of Fire

MODERATE 10 reviews

Bowl of Fire is a 16.5 mile out and back trail located near Overton, Nevada. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

16.5 miles
2116 feet
Out & Back

dog friendly



12 days ago

amazing hiking trail, similar to the valley of fire but more secluded. i was the only one on the trail in August. there is so much to explore here! i spent 6 hours going through a maze of sandstone cliffs. perfect for bouldering. you do need to conserve some energy for the hike back though plenty of shade. highly recommend!

1 month ago

Great hike, bring a camer, lots of great shots, watch for snakes

6 months ago

So I drive a Kia Soul and tried to off road this, we didn't get stuck but I wouldn't recommend it. You can park off the highway and hike back. It doesn't add that much time to the hike and the Bowl of Fire is like a 15-minute hike from the trailhead. There is some bouldering but if you're in decent shape you can do it. I wear a prosthetic leg and managed fine. It's definitely worth it. I recommend bringing a good camera if you have one because it's very picturesque. There's also not much of trail once you get back there so you can just explore.

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Wednesday, April 06, 2016

This is a great hike with varying difficulties. Reaching the trail head is a hike in itself, this took about an hour from driving off road until we decided to park on some solid ground. The various hiking elements varied from red sand to a slight boulder climb to continue on. Recommend GPS due to the unmarked paths and easily confusing scenery that can turn you around.

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

Very neat single-day destination hike. We drove up a jeep road and into a wash to get closer to the bowl, then we hiked up the small canyon/drainage for when it rains, this leads directly into the bowl and you cannot miss it. It is the best way to get into the bowl if you have a vehicle you are comfortable driving in the wash. I recommend studying some local maps and a good GPS if you are going to drive up the jeep roads.

Friday, January 24, 2014

Very nice hike, but the trail is not well defined. Getting in the bowl can be a little tricky for old guys. Bring a pair of gloves if you try climbing the left side. The rock colors are beautiful with lots of cool formations. Bring a lunch and carry it out!