Wooden Pole Powerline Road

Las Vegas, Nevada (Clark County)

Last Updated: 03/25/2022
4 / 5 ( 6 reviews )
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Highlights

Highlight: Wooden Pole Powerline Road
Wooden Pole Powerline Road is a fast and fun trail to visit while escaping the Vegas heat and local traffic. Located near Mount Charleston and the Spring Mountain Recreation areas, the trail allows for great views of the surrounding mountains, valleys, the thicker and greener vegetation, and even a distant view of the Las Vegas strip. This is an excellent trail for those who want an enjoyable drive with mild challenges and fantastic views.

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Route Information

Technical Rating

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Waypoints

1. Trailhead (0 mi)
The trail begins on a paved road designated as Forest Road 503, follow this and arrive on Kyle Canyon Road/Nevada 157. There will be a gate at this location. The trailhead is just on the other side.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Las Vegas

From Las Vegas heading north on Interstate 15, take exit #42A to US 95 North/Reno and head northwest for approximately 16 miles. Turn left/east on Kyle Canyon Road/Nevada 157. Continue for approximately 15 miles. Turn right/north on Forest Road 503A.

Camping

Dispersed

Trail Reviews (6)

Questions & Answers (1)

Q: Any update on the fenced off portion?
–Roland (09/28/2021)

Writer Information

James and Mimi Nicholson

Mapping Crew - Nevada

We are James and Mimi Nicholson, married for 19 years, living in Nevada. We are not new to Off-roading; having owned Jeeps for 18 years. We started with a 1979 CJ-5. Other 4 wheel vehicles owned include CJ-7, Cherokees, Grand Cherokee and a Liberty. We like to overland, camp, whitewater raft and kayak. We have been off-roading in Oregon, Washington, Georgia, South Carolina, California, Arizona, Utah, Louisiana, Texas and Nevada Our focus while off-roading is safety, treading lightly and simply enjoying the outdoors with friends and family. Our current rig: 2015 Jeep Wrangler JKU Tank Rubicon. AEV 3.5" lift with 315/75/16 GY Duratracs with level 8 Tracker wheels. C gussets, control arm skids, ACE rock sliders, Engo 10,000 winch, OR-Fab tire/can carrier. M.O.R.E. skid plate, Gobi stealth roof rack. S-pod. ARB OBA. Adams front and rear drive shafts.
For individual use only, not to be shared.