This in-and-out trail leads visitors along the base of the colorful Calico Hills. Look for sport climbers on the rock walls and plenty of birds hovering in the sky. Ash trees line where the seasonal Calico Spring runs, adding greenery to the landscape.
The Red Spring trailhead offers splendid views of the colorful cliffs and canyons in Calico Basin. The trail starts at the north end of the parking area with an immediate climb in elevation. The trail then hugs the cliffs as it heads toward Calico Spring.
Fragile and rare springs are found throughout the area, which is filled with giant sandstone formations, hills and mountains.
Scenic trail running along the base of the Calico Rocks, popular with hikers & rock climbers.Popular with rock climbers and hikers alike, this scenic trail runs along the Calico Rocks' base. Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area RRCNCA can be found just a few minutes west of Las Vegas. It covers 195,819 acres in the Mojave desert. Red Rock Canyon is a world-renowned area of geologic beauty and interest. Increased visitor numbers can lead to increased injuries and damage.