Portland Mine Traverse

Total Miles
22.1

Elevation

1158.75 ft

Duration

Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring

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Trail Overview

This 21.7 point-to-point trail begins off the Lake Mead View Trail (which actually overlooks Lake Mohave) and ends near Katherine's Landing. The trail takes you through the Black Mountain range and passes by the Portland Mine (currently idle). The trail enters the Lake Mead Recreational Area at approx 8.6 miles.

Difficulty

Easy

Technical Rating

2

Access Description

Take Cottonwood Road off US 93, and take either the east (shorter and easier) or the west (much better scenic views) of the Lake Mead View Trail. Enter at Lost Cabin Spring.