Calico & Brownstone Basins, Nevada | Overview | Wilderness Windows

(Click Through to Individual Trails and Wilderness Routes Below)

(Mileage Below is Round Trip. Altitude and Mileage are Approximate)

Red Springs Desert Oasis

**1 mi Boardwalk Circuit**

Damsel Peak North Approach

16 mi Start Sandstone Quarry Red Rock | 4370 > 6977ft
**Wilderness, No Trail**

Damsel Peak South Approach

Approx 15 mi RT
**No Trails, Some Class 3 Climbing**

Kraft Mountain Loop

**3.5 Miles, 3,710 – 4,299ft Elevation **

Kraft Mountain Gateway Canyon Loop

Approx .  (12 mi.) | 3,700-5,400ft Elevation
**Some Trail, Mostly Wilderness**

Grand Loop Red Rock National Conservation Area

5mi Loop Circles Calico Hills
*Fairly Good Trail, Sketchy in Places – Some Steep Rocky Stretches*

Calico Hills Grand Staircase

Approx.  (2 mi. RT)  
**Wilderness, Sketchy Path, Class 3 Rock Climbing**

Ash Canyon to Calico Tanks

Approx.  (10 mi. RT)  
**Wilderness, Sketchy Unmarked Trails**

Adventures in Process

Additional Projected Adventures

Brownstone Trail
Limestone Trail (cross-over to Brownstone Basin – See La Madre Mt. South Approach)

Calico Basin, Nevada | Overview Wilderness Windows
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Calico Basin, Nevada | Overview Wilderness Windows
Calico and Brownstone Basins sit just East of Red Rock Park in Nevada. There are numerous Jurassic Era Aztec colorful red and white rock hills in and around the basin which makes it a great place to explore, hike, run and climb.
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