Southeast of Las Vegas and east of Henderson, the River Mountain Trail offers 10 miles of horseback riding with some sandy and rocky sections.
To reach the trailhead from Vegas, head south on US515/93/95 to Equestrian Drive. Head northeast on Equestrian Drive to the trailhead.
For some nightlife in Vegas, try Double Down and Drais.
Overall, River Mountain Trail is the 21st most popular horse trail of all 24 horseback rides in Nevada.