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Las Vegas (Falcon Guides Best Hikes Near)by Bruce Grubbs
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Take a Hike!
Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike?
Here are forty of the best hikes within an hours drive of Las Vegas, Nevada, a region of stunning views and fascinating geology—even prehistoric sites with pictographs and roasting pits. Whether youre up for an easy nature walk, a day-long hike, or anovernighter—from the Spring Mountains, southern Nevadas mostdramatic mountain range, to the striking red and white sandstone formations of Valley of Fire State Park and Red Rock Canyon—this guide offers plenty to choose from:
• Fletcher Canyon
• Charleston Peak
• Mary Jane Falls
• Mummy Spring
• White Domes Loop
• Petroglyph Canyon
• Moenkopi Loop
• Calico Hills
Each hike features full-color photos; a brief route description; thorough directions to the trailhead (GPS coordinates included); a detailed, full-color trail map; and at-a-glance information on distance and difficulty level, hiking time, canine compatibility, and fees and permits. Inside youll also find a Trail Finder that categorizes each hike (e.g., for geology lovers, children, dogs, or views); Green Tips and information about local lore, points of interest, and the areas array of wildlife.
Featuring 40 of the best hikes in the greater Las Vegas area, this exciting new guidebook points locals and visitors alike to trailheads within an hour's drive of the city.
Who says you have to travel far from home to go on a great hike? In Best Hikes Near Las Vegas author Bruce Grubbs details the best hikes within an hour's drive of the greater Las Vegas area perfect for the urban and suburbanite hard-pressed to find great outdoor activites close to home. Each featured hike includes detailed hike specs, a brief hike description, trailhead location, directional cues, and a detailed map.
About the Author
Bruce Grubbs is an avid camper, backpacker, hiker, mountain biker, and cross-country skier who has been exploring the American desert for over thirty years. A professional outdoor writer and photographer, he has written nearly a dozen previous FalconGuides, including Basic Essentials Using GPS.
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