Hike the Boy Scout Hot Spring Trail

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Distance

7.6 miles

Elevation Gain

3297 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Added by The Outbound Collective

The Boy Scout Hot Spring Trail is a 7.6 mile hike perfect for experienced hikers who want to find some solitude and a challenging hike in Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

This trail is also accessible from the Colorado River just below the Hoover Dam. Walk through wash from the river then enter a slot canyon and encounter numerous waterfalls. There are anchored ropes to assist in climbing up some of the waterfalls. 

The trail features a hot spring, and is typically used by hikers. The trail is available for use year round.

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Easy Parking
Scenic
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Awesome Place

I visited the hot springs by hiking up from the river. This is a fun canyon to explore and the springs are perfect for a relaxing soak.

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We want to acknowledge and thank the past, present, and future generations of all Native Nations and Indigenous Peoples whose ancestral lands we travel, explore, and play on.

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