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Pine Creek Trailhead
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Pine Creek Trailhead
Pine Creek Trailhead

The Pine Creek Trailhead is hike is located in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, about 40 minutes west of Las Vegas, in the Scenic Loop Road fee area.

From town, drive out to Red Rocks. From West Charleston at Scenic Loop Road (Table 1, Site 0519), turn right and drive north for 0.2 miles to the entrance station (Site 0855). Pay the fee, then drive around the one-way Scenic Loop Road to Pine Creek Overlook Road (Site 0875), which is at Mile Marker 10.7 (0.7 miles past Mile Marker 10). Turn right onto Pine Creek Overlook Road and drive west for 0.1 miles to the parking area (Site 0529). This is a large paved parking area with restrooms and an emergency phone on the west (right) side of the road. Park here; this is the trailhead.

Link to trailhead map.

Pine Creek Trailhead

The Pine Creek Trailhead provides access to hikes in the Pine Creek Canyon area, including access to the Escarpment, Fire Ecology Trail, and many miles of easy to strenuous hiking.

Trails: Pine Creek Loop Trail, Dale's Trail, Escarpment Trail, Knoll Trail, Arnight Trail.

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Stormy day at Pine Creek Trailhead (view SW)
Pine Creek Trailhead
Stormy day at Pine Creek Trailhead (view SW)
Pine Creek Trailhead
Stormy day at Pine Creek Trailhead (view SW)
Pine Creek Trailhead
Stormy day at Pine Creek Trailhead (view SW)
Pine Creek Trailhead
Stormy day at Pine Creek Trailhead (view W)
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Stormy day at Pine Creek Trailhead (view NW)

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

Site # Location Latitude (N) Longitude (W) UTM Easting UTM Northing Elevation (feet) Verified
0519 Charleston at Scenic Loop Entrance 36.13161 115.42048 642131 3999501 3,681 Yes
0529 Pine Creek Trailhead 36.12883 115.47290 637418 3999117 4,075 Yes
0855 Scenic Loop Entrance Station 36.13252 115.42282 641918 3999598 3,682 Yes
0875 Scenic Loop Rd at Pine Creek Rd 36.12959 115.47238 637463 3999202 4,061 Yes

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