Placer Cove Road

full-limited Icon
5/5 (2 reviews)
Nelson, Nevada (Clark County)
Last Updated: 01/17/2019
Trail Types
Scout Route
Full Trail Guide

Preview Trail Icon
Preview Trails

Limited Trail Icon
Upgrade to Unlock
Limited Access/All-Access
Scout Route
Start a 7-day Free Trial

Trail Information


Placer Cove Road is a great run for those looking for a very short, easy relaxing drive with scenic views of the surrounding desert and mountains. The trail takes you across the desert to a cove along the Colorado River, giving you a great place for swimming or other water activities during the summer. Eagle Wash Road is connected/nearby to several trails that can be explored at the same time.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

Trail Navigation

Check out our Nelson Goldmine Trail (8.51 mi away) trail guide for an All-Access Preview!

Trail Reviews

5/5 (2)
User Avatar
inline-aa Icon
Rated 5/5
Visited: 05/15/2020

Very accessible, paved all except last short portion with is less than .25 miles. Lots of parking, toilets and great beach access.
User Avatar
Visited: 03/12/2018

This is the area known as Nelsons Landing cliff diving or jumping spot. It's an outright party on the weekends and in the summer. It's accessible by any vehicle and I have seen every type of vehicle here including crotch rocket motorcycles. It is the most pleasant on weekdays int he Spring when no one else is there.

From the Community

Start a free trial and get this level of detail on every trail guide
Start Free Trial