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East Side: Discovery Park Trailhead parking (view WN)

Getting to the Lone Mountain Trailheads

Lone Mountain is located in the northwest part of urban Las Vegas, just inside the Western Beltway (Highway I-215) between Lone Mountain and Alexander roads. From town, drive north on Highway 95 or Highway 215 to the northwest part of town.

From Highway 95, exit and drive west on Craig Road. Choose any main road, turn left, and drive south to Alexander Road (which should be the next main road). Turn right onto Alexander Road and drive west towards Lone Mountain, which can be seen ahead on the right.

For the Lone Mountain Discovery Park Trailhead, turn right onto Jensen Street (just before the mountain) and drive north to the park, which is on the left. At the south edge of the park, turn left into the parking area (Table 1, Wpt. 1270). Park here in the paved parking area.

Link to trailheads map.

Vegas Vista Trailhead
West Side: Vegas Vista Trailhead parking (view N)

For the Vegas Vista Trail Trailhead, continue west on Alexander, wrapping around the south toe of the mountain. Turn right at the light and continue on Alexander (yes - right on Alexander; the road that bends left becomes Hualapai Way). The next right is Vegas Vista Trail. Drive north 0.5 miles to the end of the pavement and park on the left adjacent to the neighborhood wall (Wpt. 0870).

From Highway 215, exit the beltway and turn right onto W. Cheyenne Ave. Drive east on Cheyenne 0.9 miles to N Hualapai Way. Turn left onto Hualapai and drive north 1.0 miles to W Alexander Rd.

For the Lone Mountain Discovery Park Trailhead, turn right. Just past the toe of the mountain, turn left onto Jensen Street (just before the mountain) and drive north to the park, which is on the right. At the south edge of the park, turn left into the parking area (Table 1, Wpt. 1270). Park here on the pavement.

For the Vegas Vista Trail Trailhead, turn left onto Alexander and drive west 0.4 miles to Vegas Vista Trail. Turn right onto Vegas Vista and drive north 0.5 miles to the end of the pavement and park on the right in the dirt (Site 0870). Park here; this is the trailhead.

Lone Mountain Discovery Park Trailhead parking

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September 24, 2015: Discovery Park trailhead remains closed
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Discovery Park trailhead
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Vegas Vista Trail Trailhead

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Temporary Trailhead (view N)
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Near temporary Trailhead (view N)
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Temporary Trailhead (view S)
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Near temporary Trailhead (view S)
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New equestrian -- share the trail -- sign
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Sign on east side of Vegas Vista Trail
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New signs on east side of Vegas Vista Trail
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Park against curb on Vegas Vista Trail Road (view N)

Table 1. Highway Coordinates Based on GPS Data (NAD27; UTM Zone 11S). Download Highway GPS Waypoints (*.gpx) file.

Site # Location Latitude (°N) Longitude (°W) UTM Easting UTM Northing Elevation (feet) Verified
0870 Lone Mountain Northwest Parking 36.24027 115.31892 651060 4011707 2,800 Yes
1270 Lone Mountain Park 36.23932 115.30911 651944 4011617 2,593 Yes

Happy Hiking! All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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