8 Mile Road Modified

5/5 (2 reviews)
Las Vegas, Nevada (Clark County)
Last Updated: 12/12/2018

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8 Mile Road(Modified) 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. 8 Mile Road is named for the distance from East Lake Mead Parkway to the turn off for the road. This off-road trail makes for a great day trip for some water fun, hiking and or camping. The end point is a nice sandy beach area, perfect to the enjoy the sunny weather and cool off in the water. 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.

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5/5 (2)
Rated 5/5
Visited: 09/13/2020

This trail is located inside the Lake Mead National Recreation Area and you need a an annual pass or a day pass to enter the park. Its about 40 to 50 mins out of Las Vegas. The trail is fairly easy, fun and lots of scenic views. The trail is sandy and rocky at some section. I did this trail with my small AWD hatchback.
Visited: 03/19/2020

Beautiful view loved it

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