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Black Canyon Kayak Day Trip from Las Vegas
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Relax in one of the many hot springs along the trail.
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“colorado river” (22 reviews)
“nice hike” (4 reviews)
“long hike” (3 reviews)
Las Vegas, NV
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

This hike is a great workout; scenic; enjoyable; relaxing and a challenge. Parking can be a little difficult and the exit is not marked well (especially with the construction, it is easy to miss...and once missed, you are going to Arizona to turn around.) 1)...More

5  Thank J I
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

This is a bit more of a real hike and we love that! We like a bit of a challenge, it makes it so much more fun! This is not one we would be able to bring our small dogs to though, and may not...More

Thank McKenzie S
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We did this hike in May with appx. 76 °F and it was almost too hot. Getting down is pretty easy, but you must be aware that it includes some climbing with ropes and you partially walk in the water. After 25 mins. you reach...More

Thank travelling_skylar
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I really don't understand why people can't hike without leaving trash behind. Other than that, this is a nice hike. A few challenges, but nothing too hard. Would be a killer in the summer. The pools were smaller than expected.

2  Thank David L
Reviewed 28 December 2016

You can use Google Maps or Waze to find the Gold Strike Hot Spring trailhead (not to be confused with the Lake Mead Hot Springs trail which is located in the AZ side). This is a 5 mi round trip strenuous hike. I would not...More

4  Thank Alex W
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Most (75-80%) of this trip was super easy, light elevation changes with either gravel or stepping rock. The remainder was various levels of difficulty, with at least 5 places where using a rope to shimmy up/down a six or eight foot drop was required. There...More

3  Thank Jenn V
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

I definitely recommend this hike to those who are prepared to do a long hike that includes climbing up and down steep rocks with ropes. Hot springs are great. Don't go in high heat, signs are posted of people who have died here. I've seen...More

3  Thank kshabi
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This hike is challenging with a couple rope assists and slick rock near the hot springs--it's definitely not for beginners. Avoid in summer months. Trail is closed due to extreme heat and the amount of rescues that happen there. Violating the closure can result in...More

2  Thank Purplealiene
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

It was a great experience walking from the car to the trailer kind of sucked from the gravel but once you get over there and you see all the nice rocks and ropes that already there and all the nice hot springs in it is...More

1  Thank Kimberly D
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Really good climbing with my friend and a guide. Wide selection of routes and shaded areas if you just want to take it easy for a bit. Despite having plenty of climbing closer than this, it was well worth the drive.

Thank Ryan M
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14 January 2016|
Response from Danielle N | Reviewed this property |
We did not soak or dip in the hot springs due to how hot it was. The springs that come off the sides of canyon walls were enough to burn you. I love hot water but this was scolding. I would test it just to be sure.
Tina T
22 July 2015|
Response from bigdaddyg59 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The hike in and out takes between 4-5 hours. There are several ropes already in place at different points of the hike. The scrambling can be tricky at times, but not that difficult. Wear the right footwear and bring... More