Las Vegas is an action-packed city with never-ending parties, but sometimes a break from the city to enjoy some fresh air and admire the beauty of the desert is exactly what you need. Here are five hiking trails that are within easy reach of Las Vegas.

2. Lake Mead Railroad Trail

Lake Mead Railroad Trail

About half an hour drive from the strip, in Boulder City, is the most historically significant trail, the Lake Mead Railroad Trail. This trail is 3.5 miles long and attracts all kinds of hikers. You will go through five massive railroad tunnels and see old dam equipment alongside the unbelievably scenic and picturesque Lake Mead and its neighboring mountain landscape.



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