River Mountain Loop Trailheads in Boulder City, NV are featured on this page. All are within the boundary of the city.
Railroad Pass Hotel & Casino – Trailhead
2800 South Boulder Highway
Henderson, NV 89002
To find this trailhead take 93/95 south as if you were going to Boulder City, NV.
Halfway between Boulder City and Henderson you will find the Railroad Pass Hotel and Casino. Take the main entrance into the casino parking lot (traffic light). Go to the back of the parking lot and find one of two driveways into the upper parking lot. This parking lot is on the southeast side of the casino.
At the back of this parking lot is the trailhead, with information kiosk and trash can. Water and restrooms can be found inside the Casino.
Pacifica Way – Trailhead
600 Pacifica Way
Boulder City, NV 89005
This trailhead is located in Boulder City, Nevada. Follow Highway 93 into Boulder City and follow the signs to Lake Mead National Recreation Area or to Hoover Dam. On the east side of Boulder City, just as you leave town, you will find the intersection of Pacifica Way and Highway 93 (and Temple Rock Way is also at this intersection.) Turn left on Pacifica Way and travel about 300- feet and look for the trailhead sign and driveway on your right (towards Lake Mead). Turn at the driveway and follow it into the parking lot. The information kiosk will show you how to take the trail into the Lake Mead Recreation Area or back up the hill to Boulder City.
Bootleg Canyon Park – Trailhead
Boulder City, NV. 89005
Upon entering Boulder City, NV from the west follow signs to State Railroad Museum on Yucca St.; turn left(north) on Yucca st. passing the Museum and continue to intersect with Industrial Road, after stopping continue north on Yucca St. passing Boulder City Animal shelter and entering the Bootleg Canyon Park, when you reach the round-about go all the way around and enter the parking lot on your right. This is the parking area for the River Mountains Loop Trail. You will find a trail kiosk on the east side of parking lot with a trail connector. This trailhead offers fantastic views of Red Mountain and the Eldorado Valley to the south. The parks outstanding feature is all the large rocks standing up on end, a Stonehenge on a small scale
Restrooms and water are found ½ mile uphill at the Bootleg Canyon Mountain Bike trail head.
Trail Access Points – Not “Official” Trailheads
Trail access points are locations where access is easy, but do not have dedicated parking or the parking is for another purpose. We try to provide details of each for your use.
Boulder City Veteran’s Home – Access Point
Entering Boulder City from the west on Nevada Highway US 95 , turn left(north) at the first stop light on to Veterans Memorial Drive and go under the Railroad bridge, make the first left(west) on to Veterans Drive (You’ll see the Nevada Veterans Home on right). Continue west one-half (1/2) mile until you see a mini-trailhead for Bootleg Canyon Mountain Bike trails. The RMLT access is just beyond on the right. Parking is at you own risk in the dirt off the paved road.
River Mountain – Trailhead/Access Point
Nevada highway, Boulder City, NV. 89005
This location may be confusing as the River Mountains Trail is a hiking trail to the top of Red Mountain built in the mid-1930’s by the Civilian Conservation Corp. It is located near St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. The River Mountains Loop Trail passes through the parking lot, thus it also is an access point.
No facilities available.