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White Domes Loop

Intermediate
 4.2 (15)

The key feature of this trail is the abandoned movie set at the southern end.


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Map Key

1.1

Miles

1.8

KM

Loop

2,046' 624 m

High

1,902' 580 m

Low

170' 52 m

Up

169' 52 m

Down

6%

Avg Grade (3°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

Dogs Unknown

Valley of Fire is open sunrise to sunset. You need to be in or near your vehicle by sunset. An entrance fee of $8 for Nevada residents or $10 for non-residents is required.

Need to Know

This area can get extremely hot, especially with the sun reflecting off the white sands. Carry plenty of water and avoid hiking during the hottest time of the day.

Description

From the parking lot, the trail begins by going through a very sandy ravine between two rock outcroppings. At the right time of day, these will offer some welcome shade from the sun. The trail descends about 150 feet in the first quarter mile down to an opening with the former movie set (The Professionals, 1966), although there is not much left of the actual set. There are some steps and uneven rocky surfaces. The trail then loops around the backside of the larger rock outcropping back to the parking lot.

Flora & Fauna

This trails features some desert shrubs and wildflowers.

Contacts

Shared By:

Lost Justpastnowhere with improvements by Jean-Claude Linossi

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  4.2 from 15 votes

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Photos

The trail leads up on the right side of the rock fin.
Oct 24, 2021 near Moapa V…, NV
View from the trail
Feb 17, 2022 near Moapa V…, NV
View from the trail
Feb 17, 2022 near Moapa V…, NV
Valley of Fire glory.
May 3, 2017 near Moapa V…, NV
All different hues of rock on the White Domes Loop.
Oct 24, 2021 near Moapa V…, NV
Narrows
Oct 11, 2018 near Moapa V…, NV

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