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Shadow Canyon Trailhead
Hiking Around Las Vegas, Sloan Canyon NCA
Shadow Canyon Trailhead
Shadow Canyon Trailhead
Shadow Canyon Trailhead

Shadow Canyon Trailhead (Table 1, Site 1188) is located on the north edge of Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area (NCA). From downtown, drive south on I-15 or Highway 93/95 to the Southern Beltway (I-215). From I-15, take I-215 east, or from Hwy 95, take I-215 west. On I-215, exit at Eastern Ave and drive south for 3.2 miles to a fork in the road. At the fork, stay left on Anthem Parkway.

On Anthem Parkway, continue south to Atchley Drive, with is the first street past Hampton Road (note: stop light at Hampton Road; shopping center with Walgreens and Storage One on the right). Turn left onto Atchley and drive east for 0.4 miles to Shadow Canyon Drive. Turn left onto Shadow Canyon Drive and follow it around to the south for 0.7 miles to the Shadow Canyon trailhead, which is also known as the Shadow Canyon Access Point (Site 1188).

This trailhead provides access to the Anthem East Trail, Black Mountain Trail, Fracture Ridge Trail, and a number of use-trails.

Link to Trailhead Map.

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Anthem East Trail sign
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End of the Anthem East Trail
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Trail sign
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Table 1. Highway Coordinates based on GPS data (NAD27; UTM Zone 11S). Download Highway GPS Waypoints (*.gpx) file.

Site # Location UTM Easting UTM Northing Latitude (N) Longitude (W) Elevation (ft) Verified
1188 Shadow Canyon Trailhead Parking 673120 3979372 35.94519 115.08066 2,966 GPS

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