🔥🔥🔥 The US National Weather Service Las Vegas Nevada has issued an excessive heat warning for Lake Mead National Recreation Area Saturday through Thursday. Temperatures are forecast to reach 110-115 degrees for the Mead District and 120-125 for the Mohave District.
As a reminder Goldstrike and Arizona Hot Springs Trails are closed. The other trails remain open, but we do not recommend hiking in these conditions.
Wow...it was 14 years ago we broke ground on the RMLT thru Railroad Pass connecting Henderson and Boulder City via paved trail. Oh the memories...😊😊Groundbreaking shovel photo op. Representatives from City of Henderson Government, Boulder city, BOR, BLM, Railroad Pass Hotel & Casino, Cycling, and RMTP man the shovels. ... See MoreSee Less
The bike pump has been stolen from the bike work station site near the third tunnel on the Lake Las Vegas side of the trail. If anyone has any information on when this took place please let us know. The Bureau of Reclamation will replace the missing pump soon. ... See MoreSee Less
I can understand the need for inspections and such, but automobile traffic on the trails is causing deformation of the surface in some places of the trail. Would prefer they use lighter weight vehicles or ride a bike like the rest of us.
The trail was not designed/constructed to support the use of heavy motor vehicles, especially when these vehicles drive off the edge of the pavement and create cracks and breaks in the path surface.
Trying not to be negative here, but this is a problem on several sections of trail now.
Inspect by ebike 🙂
Did you inspect the homeless guy living in the drainage pipe by the casino?
Seems like inspections could be done from bicycles. You see a lot more from a bike than out a car window. Just saying.
No dumping sign is dangerously close to the edge of the trail north of Equestrain trail head about 1/4 mi
Happy Trails Day... go early, take plenty of water.It's #NationalTrailsDay! The newly resurfaced 34-mile River Mountains Loop Trail surrounds the River Mountains, connecting Lake Mead, Henderson and Boulder City.
This time of year, hiking is safer in the early, cooler part of the day. Bring plenty of water for you and your pets. And remember the pavement is hot for delicate puppy paws.
There is another water source available on the trail. It is located near the entrance to Las Vegas Boat Harbor. This is a potable water source that is safe to drink. You'll find it behind the bathrooms just to the right of the entrance to Lake Mead Boat Harbor. Thanks to Carl Bush of Lake Mead for making this available. ... See MoreSee Less
I've wondered about that spot. That's where I usually rest and eat my snacks.
I've been using that water spigot. Glad to hear it is potable! 😳
Great! Did not know that was there!
You can find a lot of things behind that bathroom...
Thanks, I was always afraid to use it.
Then there is one at the visiting center. Just in time for the climb. The bike shop shack at the boat storage has always let me fill up too. By fare the spot for me is the Veterans home... a good time to say hi and thank to the men and ladies whom served our country. Oh yah... ice cold filtered water year round!!! Water is a must, living water and you'll thirst no more. 🙏🏻
That's always been there.
knew it was there, but good to be reminded for this hot weather
Nature is an awesome investment! A new National Park Service report shows that 7.2 million visitors to Lake Mead National Recreation Area in 2016 spent $312.6 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 4,172 jobs in the local area and had a cumulative benefit to the local economy of $369 million. ... See MoreSee Less
A new National Park Service report shows that 7.2 million visitors to Lake Mead National Recreation Area in 2016 spent $312.6 million in communities near the park. That spending supported 4,172 jobs in the local area.
More new connecting trail news. City of Henderson approves funding for six additional miles of UPRR trail extending Northwest to Pecos from Acatica Park. see link to article. : https:/wp.me/p8qdWm-4mu1 ... See MoreSee Less
The City of Henderson deserves a Big Atta Boy for this new trail segment. The trail design and funding was allocated years ago, but approval had to come from Union Pacific Railroad since it is located on an active railroad line onwned by UPRR. It took several years to negotiate and change plans that UPRR would approve. Now we are ready to move forward. Thank you City of Henderson.😊😊
The River Mountains Loop Trail was built through community collaboration, and funded in large part through the Southern Nevada Public Lands Management Act. This source, which uses funds generated by the sale of Nevada lands, is zeroed out in the next budget federal budget taking these funds away from Nevada. Potentially a huge impact on future construction of parks and trails in southern Nevada, as well as great work protecting amazing resources such as Lake Tahoe. ... See MoreSee Less
We need to remind our congressmen how important these $$$ are to So.Nv. it has helped our National Parks, Conservation Areas, and local agencies catch up on infrastructure to meet the ever growing public demand for parks and trails.
Another connecting trail serving Southeast Henderson area will finish portions of the Boulder Highway trail which provides connection to the River Mountains Loop Trail near Wagonwheel and Old Vegas Trail. see article for details.