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Northshore Mile 1.2 (Wetlands) Trailhead
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Wetlands) Trailhead
Wetlands) Trailhead

Mile 1.2 (Wetlands) Trailhead is located 1.2 miles out Northshore Road (0.2 miles past Mile Marker 1) in Lake Mead National Recreation Area, about 35 minutes northeast of Las Vegas on the northwest side of Lake Mead.

From town, drive out to Lake Mead. From the intersection of Northshore Road and Lakeshore Road (Table 1, Site 0654), drive north on Northshore Road for 1.2 miles to a large, dirt parking area (Site 0560) on the east (right) side of the road. The parking area is past the Las Vegas Wash bridge at a sharp curve to the left.

Pull into the parking area and drive over to hear the restroom and trailhead sign. Park here; this is the trailhead.

This trailhead provides access to the Wetlands Trail.

Link to map.

Wetlands Trailhead
Trailhead parking (view E from near Northshore Road)
Wetlands Trailhead
Trailhead Parking (view E)
Wetlands Trailhead
Trailhead (view E)
Wetlands Trailhead
Start of the trail (view E with late afternoon lighting)

Table 1. Highway Coordinates (NAD27; UTM Zone 11S). Download Highway GPS Waypoints (*.gpx) file.

Site Location UTM Easting UTM Northing Latitude (N) Longitude (W) Elevation (ft) Verified
0654 Lakeshore Rd at Northshore Rd 689139 3997939 36.10951 114.89872 1,545 Yes
0560 Wetlands Trailhead Parking 688790 3999615 36.12468 114.90219 1,370 Yes

Happy Hiking! All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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