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Grapevine Canyon

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Laughlin, NV
+1 702-293-8906
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Grapevine Canyon is gorgeous! From the rock formations to the amazing petroglyphs which are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Las Vegas, Nevada

Prepare for some desert walking. You will see rock writing of people that were here long before... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lillian B
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Visitors come to this canyon in the Nevada desert to view its Indian petroglyphs, some of the first known to man. Truly an amazing site, many of the etchings go 40 to 50 feet below the sand level and are hundreds of years old. A few of the more common ones have been translated but the rest remain a mystery.
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Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Laughlin, NV
+1 702-293-8906
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Grapevine Canyon is gorgeous! From the rock formations to the amazing petroglyphs which are hundreds of years old, this is a must see when in the Laughlin area. Not a far drive from Las Vegas and easy access. The road that leads to the petroglyphs...More

Thank romazzino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Prepare for some desert walking. You will see rock writing of people that were here long before we were.

Thank Lillian B
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I can't express how awesome it is to have access to a such a magical place. I highly reccomend this spot on everyone's list. Just don't be stupid, as in dress correctly and carry water, keep on eye on small children, which frankly, I wouldn't...More

5  Thank ARKSugarLand
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Beautiful short hike from the parking area. The hike is maybe only a quarter of a mile, one way. Take Christmas Tree Pass off of 163, just north of Laughlin,Nv. The parking lot is two miles off of State Route 163. There is no sign...More

3  Thank CMHEurope
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Grapevine Canyon is pure beauty! It is amazing to see how different plants are working together to make our Earth more beautiful.

Thank emimless
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

This was a great place to visit. If was easy to find and he views are breath taking. I thought it would be a tough hike with the younger children but the trails were easy to navigate.

1  Thank Thomas C
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Grapevine Canyon was easy to find off of the highway. There was parking spaces with a sign marking the entrance to the trail that leads you to a dried creek bed. You walk a short ways and you enter a canyon and see petroglyphs on...More

4  Thank ESS_lover
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is only about 20 minutes away from Laughlin, Nevada; you need a vehicle to get there, unless you like long treks. It was mid March, and the desert is drab. Here is a well posted location with parking and restrooms. Only a 10 minute...More

6  Thank Cindy G
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Don't miss this! Very easy hike! Beautiful scenery!! Our 11 year old son was being a slacker at first. As soon as he heard the word "hike" he started complaining. When I was ready to turn back...he asked if we could keep going! We all...More

4  Thank Carrie N
Reviewed 27 March 2017

A nice place not too hard to get too and only a small hike or a bigger one if you desire. A little warm in the summer so go early if going in the spring or summer.

3  Thank Quadyak
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14 August 2017|
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Response from murph711 | Reviewed this property |
We did a helicopter tour of the west rim Grand Canyon. That is also where the sky bridge is located. It's probably about an hour and half from Laughlin nv. It well worth the price and they have them going all day long. Hope... More
1 July 2017|
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Response from Karli036 | Reviewed this property |
The road surface is packed sand. We've seen small motor homes in the parking lot, but not trailers. The parking lot doesn't have room for turnarounds, especially with other vehicles parked there.
25 March 2017|
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Response from ARKSugarLand | Reviewed this property |
I still got turned around lol but eventually made my way to riverbed. it was exciting going down into the canyon to the other side to see those dramatic petroglyphs. for those not caring to make that trek, there are plenty... More