Loop Boundary Road

Loop Boundary Road is a moderately difficult, very scenic, and crucial 4x4 connector route for the continuous backcountry trail network along the west side of the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area (SMNRA). This backcountry 4x4 trail near Pahrump offers spectacular views from Charleston Peak... Read More
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Highlights of Loop Boundary Road

Altitude Category Icon Altitude
Desert Category Icon Desert
Forest Category Icon Forest
Rock Category Icon Rock
Wash Category Icon Wash
Highest Elevation
6188 ft
Shape of Trail
Connector
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
N/A
Official Trail Name
45569
Nearest Town
Pahrump
Nearest Services
Pahrump
Management Agency
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
District
Spring Mountains National Recreation Area

Overview

Loop Boundary Road is a moderately difficult, very scenic, and crucial 4x4 connector route for the continuous backcountry trail network along the west side of the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area (SMNRA). This backcountry 4x4 trail near Pahrump offers spectacular views from Charleston Peak to Telescope Peak in Death Valley National Park some 70 miles to the west. The route runs through high desert and the coniferous forest climate zone, with a total altitude change of nearly 4000 feet. The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area is part of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Better known to locals as Mount Charleston, it is located west of Las Vegas and encompasses more than 316,000 acres of remarkable beauty and surprising diversity.

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32 Trail Photos
2 Trail Concerns
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