Mustang Trail For Mountain Biking

The 2nd most popular mountain bike trail in Nevada.

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Northwest of Las Vegas in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, the 9 mile Mustang Trail on Keystone Thrust is a great desert mountain biking singletrack past cactus and sage over granular red dirt.

To reach the trailhead from Las Vegas, head south on US15 to Blue Diamond Road (SR160). Head west on Blue Diamond Road (SR160) for 15 miles to unmarked parking area on the right.

For some nightlife in Vegas, try Double Down and Drais.

Overall, Mustang Trail is the 2nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 16 mountain biking rides in Nevada. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Mustang Trail including Bootleg Canyon Mountain Bike Park, Cottonwood Valley Mountain Bike Park, River Mountain Peak, Black Canyon Vista, Bristlecone Pine Trail and Logandale Trail SystemRiver Mountains Loop Trail.

Red Rock Canyon NCA (NV/US)

Red Rock Canyon NCA (NV/US)


Local Contact(s):  BLM (702) 515-5350; Nevada Tourism (800) NEVADA-8; Blue Diamond Bicycles (702) 875-4500; Just Mountain Bikes (702) 564-5501; Escape The City Cycles (702) 596-2953.

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Breakfast Restaurant:  Mr. Luckys, Las Vegas

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  36.01241, -115.42102

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  6/27/2016

ID:  9136


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