Wallace Canyon Road

Total Miles
6.7

Elevation

2454.06 ft

Duration

Hours

Technical Rating

2

Easy

Best Time

spring, summer, fall, winter

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Trail Overview

Located on the west side of the Spring Mountains and east of Pahrump NV, this trail starts on BLM land. Eventually, it crosses into the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area on the Toiyabe National Forest. The trail gradually climbs through several Mojave Desert life zones, including Joshua Tree, Blackbrush (Yucca), Pinyon-Juniper, and Pine-Fir. Great views of Charleston Peak (11,811ft).

Difficulty

Easy

Technical Rating

2

Access Description

From downtown Pahrump/State Route 160, head east on E Basin Ave for 2.8 miles then slight left turn onto Wheeler Pass Rd. for 7.8 miles to Wheeler Canyon Rd trailhead.