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Lake Mead Rail Road Bike Ride is a 25.1 mile out and back trail located near Boulder City, Nevada that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, nature trips, and mountain biking.

Length 25.1 mi Elevation gain 2,080 ft Route type Out & Back
Hiking Mountain biking Nature trips Lake Partially paved Views
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Half of this ride is along the gravel rail road trail that used to be the rail road to construct the Hover Dam.  The other half of the trail is a newly paved Rivers Mountain Loop Trail that goes by the campground and connects to the rail trail.  So the neatest part is you can bike ride from the campground and stay on trails the entire way.  No driving to the trail head.  The rail trail includes 5 train tunnels and interpretive signs.  The only sad part is the trail does not actually connect to the Hover Dam, Visitors Center, or Tillman Bridge.  You have to lock your bike and walk the last 100 yards to them.  But they are within short walking distance.  The views of the lake are spectacular.  In Spring the flowers were amazing. 

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Stacie Gallmeister
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Is the trail through the tunnels closed due to COVID-19?

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Q "Kona"
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Mountain biking

Great trail for all occasions..

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Parker W
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Mountain biking
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Great scenery and a fun ride.

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Juan Raya
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Hiking
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Bassam Larab
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Jeremy Lawson
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Jeremiah Becker
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Kyo Jade Stone
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Deejay Buza
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Christen Forster
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Elisa Hardesty
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lilly anker-moore
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Ruth Dunmire
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Gary Davies
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