The Willow Springs Trailhead is hike is located in Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, about 50 minutes west of Las Vegas, inside the Scenic Loop
Road fee area.
From town, drive out to Red Rocks. From West Charleston at the Scenic Loop Road (Table 1, Site 0519), turn
right onto Scenic Loop Road 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 for 7.2 miles to Willow Spring Road (Site 0526), which is 0.5 miles
past Mile Marker 7.
Turn right onto Willow Spring Road and drive north
for 0.6 miles to the end of the pavement (Site 0181). Unpaved parking is available on both sides of the road. Park here;
this is the trailhead.
Link to trailhead map.
Willow Springs Loop Trailhead (southwest bound)
The Willow Springs Trailhead provides access to hikes in the Willow Springs area, including access to Native American rock art, springs, seasonal waterfalls, many miles of easy to strenuous hiking, and a pretty rough dirt road. There is a nice picnic area here too.
The Willow Springs Trailhead Parking area serves four trailheads. At the north end of the parking area, Rocky Gap Road serves northbound hikers. At the northwest corner of the parking area, the Petroglyph Wall Trail runs across the wash. On the west side of the parking area, a small sign announces the Willow Springs Loop Trail. At the southeast corner of the picnic area, the Willow Springs Loop trail runs south past the Rock Art Exhibit.
Trails: Willow Springs Loop Trail, Petroglyph Trail, White Rock Loop Trail, Waterfalls Canyon Route, Upper Lost Creek Falls, La Madre Spring, and La Madre Miner's Cabin.