More than 100 great hikes around Las Vegas? You’ve hit the jackpot!
Within a couple hours’ drive of the Strip’s bright lights and casinos, you’ll find mind-bending geology, colorful plants, fascinating animals, expansive views, and magical landscapes. Afoot & Afield Las Vegas & Southern Nevada takes you beyond the country’s fastest-growing metropolitan area on more than 100 great hikes, including popular destinations such as Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Valley of Fire State Park, Death Valley National Park, and Mt. Charleston. Discover lesser-known areas like Anniversary Narrows, Arrow Canyon, Bowl of Fire, and the Wee Thump Joshua Tree Wilderness.
Showcasing the region’s diversity, the trips range from a half-hour stroll through a lush canyon to a 20-mile trek up Southern Nevada’s highest peak. The second edition features a half dozen new trips, several significantly revised routes, and fully updated maps and descriptions for existing trips.
For every trip you’ll find:
- Highlights summarizing the trip’s best features
- An easy-to-read-map
- At-a-glance essential information, including distance, hiking time, elevation change, difficulty rating, GPS waypoints for key locations, and whether you need 4WD to reach the trailhead
- Complete trip description and hiking directions