Follow the Fletcher Canyon wash northwest through a pine forest and into a slot canyon.
Trek 1.4 miles to the summit of Cathedral Rock. BY CHELISE SIMMONS
Climb to the top of the Sierra Buttes for sweeping views from an old fire lookout. BY CHELISE SIMMONS
Ascend through aspen groves and pine forests and below limestone cliffs on this high-altitude adventure to killer views on the hike from Trail Canyon to North Loop.
At 11,918 feet, Mt. Charleston is a peakbagger's dream. This strenuous, high-altitude (nontechnical) climb brings you to the top of the most prominent peak in Nevada—and it's only a short drive from Las Vegas. BY CHELISE SIMMONS
Visit Little Zion in Red Rock Canyon for sandstone canyons, springs, waterfalls, and massive ponderosa pine trees.
Leave the desert scenery behind as you hike beneath twisted rock spires and towering ponderosa pines en route to the Hidden Forest Cabin. This hike can be done in a day or as an overnighter.
Yes, you should visit Arches, but don't pass up stunning Corona Arch outside Moab. Bonus: You'll get views of the Colorado River and Bootlegger Canyon.
Looking to escape the Las Vegas crowds? You better work! The trail up to Turtlehead Peak is strenuous—but the payoff is 360-degree views that you’ll likely have to yourself.
People come from all over the world to see Fire Wave, an unusual wave shaped rock that rises out from the sandstone.
Perfect in the winter, this desert hike snakes through ancient and colorful canyons to the hidden Arizona Hot Springs.
Visit Corn Creek, one of Nevada's best birding sites and a desert oasis.
Check out the Calico Tanks Trail in Red Rock Canyon and you'll be face-to-face with interesting geology, cultural history, and diverse life.