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Grapevine Canyon Petroglyphs

Tired of The Strip? Head to friendly little Laughlin for lunch, then take the Christmas Tree Pass... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kumtux
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Vancouver, Washington
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Great ride take your time enjoy what is out there no hurry nice sunday ride car or truck ... if you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ApplevalleyTIM
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APPLEVALLEY CA
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Lake Mead Recreational Area, Between Highway 95 & Laughlin NV, Laughlin, NV
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tired of The Strip? Head to friendly little Laughlin for lunch, then take the Christmas Tree Pass route back to Searchlight and on to Las Vegas. The road is dirt and gravel which is easily passable by two-wheel drive trucks and SUVs. Likely not advisable...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank kumtux
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ride take your time enjoy what is out there no hurry nice sunday ride car or truck ... if you have a lawn mower rice burnner that sits 4 in. off the ground don't go stay home it is not for you... Please don't...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank ApplevalleyTIM
Reviewed 12 February 2019

We took a short road trip to here from Laughlin. Well worth it. Plenty of space to roam and explore. Great for all ages. Highly recommend it. Plan to spend an hour or two if you want to hike around and climb stuff. Amazing.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Steve J
Reviewed 27 January 2019

Slow going through this pass offers stunning views and decorated cactus and trees! Take your time and you’ll see a winter bloom or two.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 1010Reggie
Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

We drove through Christmas Tree Pass on January 20 and there were three volunteers taking the decorations off the trees, putting them in garbage bags and hauling them away. We were so disappointed because we decorated a tree last year and enjoyed all the trees....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 22 January 2019

This was an absolute joy to find. We hiked 3 different trails and spent the entire day their...Your in the dessert take water and snacks..We are going back next month to hike the trails we did not have time for.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Gerald C
Reviewed 14 December 2018

This the the largest display of pictographs I’ve seen. Be prepared for a walk in loose sand to see them. Otherwise, a nice drive in the desert

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Manywheels
Reviewed 11 December 2018

In the past while driving from Laughlin back to Las Vegas, we noticed the signs for Christmas Tree Pass. It looked interesting so this trip we drove it. The cautions; Yes, drive a high clearance preferably 4 wheel drive vehicle. Other than that one note,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank TonyChicago773
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Take the time to visit this area you won't be disappointed. Scenery is breathtaking and the hike is not strenuous

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Gary G
Reviewed 2 December 2018

We travelled this 15 mile trail right at dusk and finished after dark. We had a 2019 Ford Escape FWD & did just fine. The Laughlin end is narrow at times with frequent ups & downs, but the further you get down the road easier...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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FarmerAndHisWife
21 January 2019|
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Response from Beth H |
Trees are still decorated as of today March 11th 2019
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FarmerAndHisWife
21 January 2019|
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Response from Joseph W | Reviewed this property |
I believe that after the holidays there are people who take off decorations and sometimes replace the decorations for the seasons. Otherwise, I am not aware of any particular group that changes the decorations.
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Gladell A
22 September 2017|
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Response from Mari J | Reviewed this property |
You drive on a dirt road to the parking lot. You get out of your car and walk 150-200 yards to the petroglyphs. The entire excursion is on dirt -- a dirt road to get there, a dirt parking lot and a dirt wash (arroyo... More
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