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Grapevine Canyon a Glympse into the Distant Past

This is a great side trip and should be done only from November to March due to heat in the other... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Orange Ca
ancient history worth the walk

Out of Laughlin back towards Vegas signed Christmas tree pass follow dirt road(smooth enough for a... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
colin r
Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Visitors come to this canyon in the Nevada desert to view its Indian petroglyphs, some of the first known to man. Truly an amazing site, many of the etchings go 40 to 50 feet below the sand level and are hundreds of years old. A few of the more...more
Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Laughlin, NV
+1 702-293-8906
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a great side trip and should be done only from November to March due to heat in the other months. It is 20 minutes from Laughlin and the dirt road is usually in graded condish so any car can make it. Google it...More

Thank Katoz2550
Reviewed 6 days ago

Out of Laughlin back towards Vegas signed Christmas tree pass follow dirt road(smooth enough for a mustang convertible) about a mile up the trail turn left head to the carpark the it is about 3/4 mile to see how the ancient natives decorated the canyon...More

2  Thank colin r
Reviewed 1 week ago

Once my son and I found the right trail the view was great. Only about 15 miles from Laughlin. Keep to the center up the dry stream and u will find it. Only say the beginning because of being tired going on the wrong trail...More

1  Thank cruiseanytime
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When visiting Harrah’s in Laughlin, Nevada during the spring, my husband, brother-in-law, and I decided to spend the day hiking at Grapevine Canyon. We easily followed the signs that directed us to the canyon from Laughlin. There was a short bumpy dirt road that lead...More

Thank Sue F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Short walk will get you to interesting petroglyphs. Does not take long to cover this area. Short drive from Laughlin casinos on Christmas Tree Pass. No special vehicle needed if coming from casinos, but if you decide to continue down Christmas Tree Pass all the...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is an amazing piece of history. I have been in this area once a year for the past twenty years and just realized this existed!!! Right off of NV state rd 163 and Christmas tree road. It is a gravel road but well maintained....More

3  Thank pepe574
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Easy hike for the family. Make sure to bring water, it can be hot. The trail isn’t marked but you won’t get lost if you follow the river bed. The road out to the trail head is dirt, we made it fine in our car....More

1  Thank Erinleann S
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Dirt road but only a couple of miles off the highway. We graded road for any type of vehicle, except a very low clearance. Parking area is about 1/4 mile from the petroglyphs, but the walk is pretty easy. Stay up on the bank of...More

1  Thank Dreamer569965
Reviewed August 21, 2018

It was beautiful scenery and loved the burrows! We got there too late so we missed most of the stores but went in one.

Thank hudsont1018
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This is a great place to visit providing you can walk or hike. About a mile hike to your destination. Interesting site. Best time is early spring or winter. Too hot in summer.

Thank Joseph W
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November 13, 2018|
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Response from Joseph W | Reviewed this property |
About 1/3rd miles on sandy surface. Quite easy and very nice.
August 19, 2018|
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I think the service will be unreliable.
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Response from as400avp | Reviewed this property |
It would take about an hour to view the rock art. Obviously you can spend as much time as you would like walking through the Canyon. If you would like, Christmas Tree Pass is about 13 miles long. This road is not paved... More