Crawdad Cove Road

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Crawdad Cove Road is an off-road trail located east of Las Vegas in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area(LMNRA). The LMNRA, operated by the National Park Service is located in both Nevada and Arizona. It follows the Colorado River corridor. The LMNRA includes Lake Mead and Lake Mohave, both reserv...Read More
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Highlights of Crawdad Cove Road

Camping Category IconCamping
Desert Category IconDesert
Sand Category IconSand
Scenic Category IconScenic
Wash Category IconWash
Water Category IconWater
Highest Elevation
1501 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
91
Nearest Town
Las Vegas
Nearest Services
Las Vegas
Management Agency
US National Park Service
District
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Overview

Crawdad Cove Road is an off-road trail located east of Las Vegas in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area(LMNRA). The LMNRA, operated by the National Park Service is located in both Nevada and Arizona. It follows the Colorado River corridor. The LMNRA includes Lake Mead and Lake Mohave, both reservoirs created by Hoover and Davis Dams plus their surrounding areas. Lake Mead was formed in 1935, less than a year before Hoover Dam construction was finished. In 1964, Congress approved the expanded area as the first National Recreation Area. This off-road trail makes for a great day trip visit Lake Mead for swimming, boating, kayaking, rafting or other water fun. Large areas available for camping, both tent and trailer. There are multiple side washes and small hills for hiking and exploring. Just be sure to bring your trunks, food, drinks and some shade. The trail is an easy drive with a scenic desert landscape. There are also beautiful views of Lake Mead as you approach the end of the trail. Plenty of wildlife was observed to include rabbits, road runners and multiple types of lizards.

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20 Trail Photos
1 Trail Concerns
2 Community Reviews
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