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Brownstone Canyon Loop, NV

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Difficulty 3 of 5
Distance One Way 7.27 miles
Trailhead Elevation 4,311 feet
Accumulated Gain 2,135 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 14.38
Interest Off Trail Hiking & Historic
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7  2014-10-02 exploreaz
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,884
Routes 16,046
Photos 24
Trips 1 ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
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Sun  5:07am - 6:21pm
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Overview: A lovely off-trail adventure circumnavigating Turtlehead Peak. The loop takes you past history galore - some very nice panels of petroglyphs and pictographs along with two CCC dam projects, and an old miner's cabin if you're willing to make a detour.

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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    To hike
    From Las Vegas, drive west on Charleston Boulevard, which turns into NV-159; or drive west on NV-160 to the junction with NV-159. Just follow Route 159 until you see the entrance for Red Rocks NCA. To reach the trailhead, follow the one-way Scenic Loop to the Sandstone Quarry parking area. The trail begins at the large signs near the bathrooms.
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