Groundsmoke Road

Total Miles


1,601.35 ft



Technical Rating



Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

From Hemlock Road, travel NW then NE on Groundsmoke Road. This will take you across BLM land through Joshua Tree and Yucca communities. Eventually, there will be a crossing into Toiyabe National Forest where the trail has uneven and rocky sections. This trail parallels a deep wash and terminates at a parking area at the base of a canyon.

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Groundsmoke Road
Groundsmoke Road
Groundsmoke Road


First part of the trail is mostly level and curvy becoming somewhat uneven and rocky as it climbs and parallels a deep wash.

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Access Description

From downtown Pahrump head east on E Basin Ave for 2.8 miles then slight left on to Wheeler Pass Rd. Travel NE on Wheeler Pass Rd for 5.5 miles then turn left onto an unmarked BLM road. Travel on BLM Rd NE for 1.3 miles then right on Hemlock Rd for another .7 miles to the Gunsmoke Rd turnoff.

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