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3.5 out of 5 Rider Rating 3.5
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By SanMan0069 (159 McR Points) on Mar 15, 2020

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SanMan0069
149 McR Points
July 12, 2020
very smooth road, beautiful scenery, nice hiking…
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Big_Mike
489 McR Points
September 8, 2021
Enjoyable, relaxing loop ride. Fun destination if…
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Just west of Las Vegas and connected to the Red Rock Ramble on Highway 159 https://www.motorcycleroads.com/motorcycle-roads/nevada/red-rock-ramble this National Park is scenic and the easternmost part of the Mojave Desert

Scenery

The conservation area showcases a set of large red rock formations: a set of sandstone peaks and walls called the Keystone Thrust. The walls are up to 3,000 feet (910 m) high, making them a popular hiking and rock climbing destination. The highest point is La Madre Mountain, at 8,154 feet (2,485 m). A one-way loop road, 13 miles (21 km) long, provides vehicle access to many of the features in the area. Several side roads and parking areas allow access to many of the area trails. A visitor center is at the start of the loop road. The loop road is also popular for bicycle touring; it begins with a moderate climb, then is mostly downhill or flat.

Drive Enjoyment

Smooth well maintained roads, and some minor twisties make this a very scenic and enjoyable ride

Tourism Opportunities

Red Rock Canyon features a one-way 13-mile scenic drive, hiking and trails, plants and wildlife, geology, camping, cultural resources and much more. There are 26 numbered hikes and trails on their website.

Motorcycle Road Additional info

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAWhfCrfBac&t=46s https://www.redrockcanyonlv.org/

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SanMan0069
July 12, 2020
149 McR Points
Motorcycle Type : Adventure Touring
very smooth road, beautiful scenery, nice hiking trails, but the road is too short.
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Big_Mike
September 8, 2021
489 McR Points
Motorcycle Type : Touring
Enjoyable, relaxing loop ride. Fun destination if you want to get out of metro Las Vegas but still not be too far away.
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