Mud Springs Spur Road

Indian Springs, Nevada (Clark County)

Last Updated: 01/17/2019
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Status:
Open
Typically Open: Year Round
Length: 1.12 miles
Highest Elevation: 7549 feet
Duration: About 30 minutes
Shape of Trail: Out & Back
Best Direction to Travel: N/A
Nearest Town: Indian Springs
Nearest Town w/ Services: Indian Springs
Official Road Name: 571A
Management Agency: US Forest Service
District: Spring Mountains National Recreation Area

Highlights

Highlight: Mud Springs Spur Road
Mud Springs Spur Road is an off-road trail that is a relaxing drive through a Joshua Tree forest with views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. As you continue on the trail and begin to increase in elevation, the Joshua Trees will begin to merge with the evergreen trees. This 4x4 trail offers multiple small campsites and a larger site at the end. This is a great trail to escape the heat of Las Vegas during the summer.

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Waypoints

1. Trailhead (0 mi)
Turn left/southeast off of Mud Springs Road to enter the trail.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Las Vegas

From Las Vegas, head north on US-95 North for approximately 35 miles. Turn left/southwest on Cold Creek Road. Continue on Cold Creek Road for approximately 9 miles. Turn left/south on Mud Springs Road. After approximately 5 miles, turn left/southeast.

Camping

Dispersed

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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.
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