Lower Wheeler Wash

Total Miles
4.2

Elevation

1312.66 ft

Duration

Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

spring, summer, fall, winter

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Trail Overview

This trail leaves Wheeler Pass Road heading SE on North Wheeler Road. After about a mile, the trail intersects a wide, meandering dry wash basin consisting of loose gravel and sand. From here, head NE on Wheeler Wash Road. This trail passes through scenic box canyons with interesting rock formations and terminates at a narrow passage that connects the Lower Wheeler Wash Trail to the Upper Wheeler Wash Trail. It is only passable on foot or dirt bike.

Difficulty

Easy

Technical Rating

2

Access Description

From downtown Pahrump, head east on E Basin Ave. In 2.8 miles take a slight left on Wheeler Pass Rd. Continue 1.3 miles on Wheeler Pass Rd to the trailhead at the intersection of Wheeler Pass Rd and N Wheeler Rd.