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About Willow Spring Loop

Willow Springs Loop Trail is a 1.6-kilometer loop trail located near Las Vegas, Nevada, featuring beautiful wildflowers and suitable for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips accessible year-round.

This hike is located along the Scenic Loop Road in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, about 1 hour west of Las Vegas.

Willow Spring Loop ranges in length one-mile round trip using Lost Creek Children's Discovery Trail segment to a 1 1/3 round trip using Lost Creek Canyon Trail.

It is a short and easy walk that leads past some beautiful terrain and historical Indian remnants, including a pictograph site and agave roasting pits.


From the Willow Spring parking lot follow the trail by the restroom south. This takes you past a pictograph site and agave roasting pits, to the Lost Creek parking lot. There the trailheads to the right to where the two trails fork.  Bear to the right and continue to the Willow Springs parking lot. Part of this trail is paved and is readily accessible from the parking lot.

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. Read More September 1, 20,22.

Timed Reservations are required for vehicle entry onto the Scenic Drive between October 1 and September 1. Read More Our Mission
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on Wed Jul 07 2021
good for a scenic drive or an easy moderate day hike OVERALLThe Willow Springs Loop is a neat area within Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area approximately 21 miles from downtown Las Vegas NV ENVIRONMENTThis is desert terrain I loved all the red rocks rock formations and the various mostly visible archaeological resources Bring w... see more
on Sun May 12 2019
This is a great hike with a gradual incline so it s good for most ages and activity levels Since the incline is gradual you also see quite a few trail runners out there Beautiful scenery especially in the Spring when everything is flowering If you re going to go in the summer I highly recommend going right when the park opens at 6 am be... see more
on Mon Feb 20 2017
This is a fun and mostly easy hike for all ages We parked at Willow Springs and started the trail from there They have picnic tables that you can rest at or have have a relaxing picnic Near the bathrooms look for the paved trail and start there As you start to walk along you should see the Native American pictographs and the agave roasting pit ... see more
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