Historic Railroad Trail

 5 votes

3.8 Miles 6.2 Kilometers


Doubletrack

259' 79 m

Ascent

-303' -92 m

Descent

1,645' 501 m

High

1,449' 442 m

Low

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

9%

Max Grade (5°)

Unknown

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A short ride through old railroad tunnels.

James Walt

Overview

Family Friendly: A level and well-maintained trail.
Dogs: Leashed

Description

This is a nice little ride down the historic railroad trail to the Hoover Dam. The GPS is a little misleading because of the tunnels, bit it is very difficult to get lost when you're riding the trail. It is level with very little elevation change the whole way. Parking is available at the top and the bottom.

The trail is an old railroad bed that is very flat and well-maintained. It passes through several tunnels that are very large. It is a multi-use trail often traversed by hikers and bikers. Horses might be allowed too, although I've never seen them.

For more information, visit the Historic Railroad Trail webpage.

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Jul 20, 2017
Will Wood
Feb 13, 2017
Juan Fuente
The views of lake Mead are breathtaking and the sunset was espectacular. There are some side trails for the more experience riders.
Feb 3, 2017
Matt Hage
Fun Chariot ride through the tunnels. 4.2mi
Oct 30, 2016
Joe Duenas
Oct 21, 2016
Lizz Smith
Very nice ride for trail beginners 8.9mi
Sep 17, 2016
Scott Genius 730
Fun, scenic ride. The tunnels provide excellent cooling during the ride. Be sure to take the trail spur up to Hacienda and follow path aorund mountain

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