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Lone Grapevine Trailhead
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Lone Grapevine Trailhead
Lone Grapevine Trailhead

Lone Grapevine Trailhead is located in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, about 1-1/4 hours west of Las Vegas, but not in the Scenic Loop Road area. The trailhead is located off Highway 160, west of the intersection with Highway 159 (West Charleston Blvd). This trailhead is not in the fee area.

From town, drive out to Red Rocks (Table 1, Site 0519) and then to the Late Night Trailhead (Site 1072). Staying to the right past the parking area, follow the graded dirt Black Velvet Road out into the desert (Site 1081).

Link to trailhead map.

Lone Grapevine Trailhead

At 1.30 miles (Site 1082) or 1.34 miles out (Site 1083) the Black Velvet Road, turn left onto either of the two side roads. These roads converge in about 0.2 miles to become Lone Grapevine Road, which runs to the southwest.

Lone Grapevine Road runs for a total of 1.8 miles and ends at a T-intersection with Mustang Road (Site 1085). Turn right onto Mustang Road and drive northwest for 0.1 miles to the 2WD parking area (Parking #1; Site 1086), or in a 4WD vehicle, continue another 0.1 miles to the main Lone Grapevine trailhead (Parking #2; Site 1075). Park here; this is the main trailhead.

Lone Grapevine Trailhead

Additional parking is available 0.20 (Parking #3) and 0.25 miles (Parking #4; Site 1092) farther south along Mustang Road. This last parking area (Site 1092) provides shorter access to Wooden Fence Spring.

The Lone Grapevine Trailhead primarily is used by mountain bike riders; however, it also provides access to many miles of fairly easy hiking.

Trails: Lone Grapevine Spring, Wooden Fence Spring (see Lone Grapevine Spring), Mud Spring #2.

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

Site Location Easting Northing Elevation Latitude Longitude Verified
0519 Charleston Blvd at Scenic Loop Entrance 642120 3999525 3,681 36.13183 115.42059 Yes
0848 Hwy 160 at Blue Diamond Rd 647933 3988875 3,169 36.03498 115.35801 Yes-2
1072 Late Night Parking 641416 3986150 3,930 36.01139 115.43080 GPS
1075 Lone Grapevine Trailhead Parking 639480 3986554 4,036 36.01531 115.45221 GPS
1081 Late Night Parking at Black Velvet Rd 641548 3986183 3,938 36.01167 115.42934 GPS
1082 Black Velvet Rd at Lone Grapevine Rd-1 641294 3988096 3,718 36.02895 115.43182 GPS
1083 Black Velvet Rd at Lone Grapevine Rd-2 641296 3988152 3,717 36.02945 115.43179 GPS
1085 Lone Grapevine Rd at Mustang Rd 639781 3986369 4,056 36.01360 115.44891 GPS
1086 Lone Grapevine Rd at 2WD Parking 639604 3986478 4,040 36.01460 115.45085 GPS

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