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- This place is gorgeous. My friends and I did the 13 mile route drive and made a bunch of the stops. We hiked some, but not any of the very long/strenuous ones. It is sunny with little shade but when I visited there were a lot of shrubs and cacti. People were rock climbing and rapelling. There was even an area with some old rock paintings which was pretty cool. It is about 30 minutes from the strip and so worth the drive. We did need to make an online timed reservation and pay a small fee to enter, but it was totally worth it.Written 17 November 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- I'm so glad we found this place! It's 100% free and has the best views of the dam. It's a short walk to the bridge from the parking area, but the views are totally worth it! Don't miss this!Written 7 September 2023This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- Excellent, good service, friendly staffs, new things to discover, I will try it again if I have time next year, thank you so muchWritten 30 November 2022This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews.
- You Must Hike #IceBoxCanyon in #RedRockCanyon! We didn't catch a heavy waterfall but the hike was still worth it!
Tucked in the heart of the scenic loop is this famous trail. The trail starts off flat through the valley. After crossing a wide dry wash, the trail continues towards the towering canyons in the distance. These walls will surround you on both sides so be sure to look behind as you hike along through the canyon - the views are spectacular wherever you look!
There are several paths to choose but we chose to stay what #AllTrails suggested. This next half of the trail requires traversing over boulders which eventually you’ll have to go down to the wash to make your way to the final area of the trail. Our #TrailBuddy trekking poles was a huge help! I would have slipped and tripped without them.
After you’ve climbed over so many boulders, around trees and avoided any water in the pools, you’ll find yourself at the end of the canyon. It’s a beautiful ending to the short hike! Rock climbers with appropriate gear have climbed up the final area which is the base of the waterfall but it didn’t seem safe to us so we stopped on the stone wall before the falls which has a relaxing view of the waterfalls.
🎈Ice Box Canyon Trail
*Trail Difficulty: Moderate-Strenuous
*Trail Distance: 2.2 miles RT
*Elevation Gain: ~500 ft
*Trailhead: Ice Box Canyon Trailhead
*Time Required: 2 hrs (excluding stops)
⚠️Caution: The time of year you visit could increase your experience along the trail. Colder months can bring ice and snow and whenever the canyon is filled with water, the trail will be more challenging and prone to flash flood.Written 12 February 2023
- I am sure 90% of people who visit Las Vegas do not drive up to Mt. Charleston which is great for traffic but they are really missing out on a spectacular 12000 foot mountain scene hardly 45 minutes from the strip. Awesome scenic drive with plenty of trails to hike, and a ski resort.Written 20 January 2023
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