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Entrance Station Trailhead
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Entrance Station Trailhead
Entrance Station Trailhead

The Entrance Station Trailhead is located in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, just past the fee booth inside the Scenic Loop area. The trailhead is about 30 minutes west of Las Vegas.

From town, drive out to Red Rock Canyon NCA. From West Charleston at the Scenic Loop Road (Table 1, Site 519), turn right and drive north for 0.2 miles to the entrance station (Site 855). Pay the fee, then drive forward and turn left onto the exit road. Drive about 80 yards, turn left into the parking lot behind the fee booths (Site 895). Park here; this is the trailhead.

Link to trailhead map.

Entrance Station Trailhead

The Entrance Station Trailhead provides access to hikes in the Visitor Center and Calico Hills areas, including access to several miles of easy to moderate hiking.

Trails: Visitor Center Area Loop Trails, Calico Hills Trail, Entrance Station to Red Spring Trail, Grand Circle Trail, Moenkopi Hill Trail.

Entrance Station Trailhead Entrance Station Trailhead

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

Site # Location Latitude (N) Longitude (W) UTM Easting UTM Northing Elevation (feet) Verified
0519 Charleston at Scenic Loop Entrance 36.13161 115.42048 642131 3999501 3,681 Yes
0895 Entrance Station parking 36.13210 115.42301 641902 3999552 3,691 Yes

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