Identify official wilderness areas and wilderness boundaries throughout the State of Nevada. Drill down for a basic introduction to each wilderness area.
The Brownstone Trail adventure spans Nevada’s Calico Basin, Brownstone Basin and La Madre Mountains Wilderness. Along the way, there are spectacular views of the La Madre Mountains Ridgeline, Damsel Peak, the Las Vegas Valley and Strip and the Jurassic Era calico sandstone Gray Cap Ridge. Click the image or title above for more detail.
This extensive network of trails in the lower Calico Basin, Nevada, is an awesome setting for daily conditioning workouts whether your sport is hiking, trail running or mountain biking. The trail system is just a few miles from metropolitan Las Vegas, making access convenient. Work out year-round in a natural setting on a healthy running surface. Build strength, endurance, flexibility and agility! Click the image or title above for more details.
This complete loop of Damsel Peak’s base in the Brownstone Basin, Nevada searches for previously unknown summit routes to the summit.
This spectacular 6-mile loop combines 6 or more trails to circle the upper Calico Hills in Red Rock Canyon & Calico Basin, Nevada. The trail passes through two beautiful wild passes in the Calico Hills: Ash Canyon and the mid-Calico Hills Black Corridor Pass. Click the image or title above for all the details.
Experience 3 incredible Southern Nevada wilderness areas in one great adventure. This circuit begins in the Calico Basin, rounds the South side of the Calico Hills, heads North to upper Red Rock Canyon, circles over to Brownstone Basin then finally descends to the starting point in Calico Basin. Click the image or title above for more details.
Lovell Canyon’s surrounding ridgelines create both a majestic and an intimate feeling. The ridgelines majestically tower over the canyon while enclosing it in its own unique setting. There’s the Wilson Ridgeline (East Side); Sexton Ridgeline (West Side); Griffith/Harris Saddle (North side); and The Rainbow Mountains Upper Crest Ridgeline (Southeast Region). From 5,000-11,000ft in elevation, the ridgelines offer spectacular views of Lovell Canyon and its surrounding wilderness areas. Click the image or title above to learn more.
Landmark Bluff in Lovell Canyon, Nevada is surrounded by steep loose rock slopes, cliffs and vertical ledges. But there is one little-known narrow canyon gully on this massive 5-mile, 12,00ft bluff that will get you to the summit at an easy class 2 level walk. And the view from the summit of this high, stand-alone bluff is spectacular! Discover the key to summiting Landmark Bluff.
Make a complete 16+ mile loop of Landmark Bluff in Lovell Canyon, Nevada. Along the way, discover a number of potential summit routes to the bluff. The pathless North side of the bluff is beautifully forested with pines and junipers. There are spectacular views of the Mt. Charleston Wilderness and the Wilson Ridge.
Lovell Canyon, Nevada is paradise for car campers. There are great camping spots lining each of the roads, many with spectacular views! All camping is “dispersed camping”. Campsites are undeveloped so bring everything you need. It’s “first come, first served”. You can stay up to two weeks. Many sites are large enough to accommodate RVs. No reservation is required. In addition to individual camping spots there are group camping areas.