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Scenic Road Exit Trailhead
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Scenic Road Exit Trailhead
Scenic Road Exit Trailhead

The Scenic Road Exit Trailhead is located in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, about 30 minutes west of Las Vegas, but not in the Scenic Loop Road fee area. The trailhead is located on Charleston Blvd (Highway 159) at the exit from the Scenic Loop Road. This trailhead is not in the fee area.

From town, drive out to Red Rocks. From West Charleston at the entrance to the Scenic Loop Road (Table 1, Site 0519), continue west on Charleston Blvd. for 2.2 miles to a large, fenced parking area on the right (northwest) side of the road (Site 0532). This is also 2.6 miles north of the entrance to Spring Mountain Ranch State Park (Site 0673).

Link to trailhead map.

Scenic Road Exit Trailhead

The Scenic Road Exit Trailhead provides access to the Scenic Loop Road (hikers, runners, and bikers) and to hikes in the Oak Creek Valley area, including access to several miles of easy to moderate hiking.

Trails:Scenic Loop Road, use-trails into Oak Creek Valley, use-trail to Pine Creek area.

Scenic Road Exit Trailhead Scenic Road Exit 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
0532 Scenic Loop Rd Exit 36.11127 115.44868 639629 3997203 3,846 Yes

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