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Christmas Tree Pass

Lake Mead Recreational Area, Between Highway 95 & Laughlin NV, Laughlin, NV
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It's a fun drive

I do not recommend this for a regular vehicle. SUV or 4 wheel drive for a great time. Leaving... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Steven K
Sedona, Arizona
Beautiful hike

This is our third visit to Christmas Tree Pass. We went to see the petroglyphs. On this visit we... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Yucca Valley
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Lake Mead Recreational Area, Between Highway 95 & Laughlin NV, Laughlin, NV
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

I do not recommend this for a regular vehicle. SUV or 4 wheel drive for a great time. Leaving Laughlin heading to Vegas, as you go up the mountain you'll see a turn to the right, it's a sand - dirt road hence 4 wheel...More

Thank Steven K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is our third visit to Christmas Tree Pass. We went to see the petroglyphs. On this visit we heard water running and followed the small stream up as far as we could go. It was very green and beautiful. Met other travelers and shared...More

Thank Vegastravelor
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Although signs warned that four wheel drive was recommended, we drove a rented Mustang convertible up the pass. The roads are packed sand and gravel but it was worth the car wash! The scenery is spectacular. What a change from Minnesota green. I am not...More

Thank Lloyd F
Reviewed 10 April 2017

His is a short walk up to a natural spring. We took the whole family and checked it out. Wear good shoes and have drinking water. There is a natural spring and it's beautiful. The petraglifs are really meet too!

Thank amybG3459SX
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We took our Jeep and headed into Christmas Tree Pass. The rock formations, the petroglyphs, the wildflowers were wonderful. Such a beautiful place. I wish the trees weren't decorated but I also wish I could decorate one. You can imagine pioneers crossing the land and...More

Thank Pinqylou
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Very nice and scenic area for a drive or plenty of spots to get out and hike around. Fairly smooth dirt road.

Thank Quadyak
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We rented a SUV, and one day drove thru Christmas Tree Pass. We are from Wisconsin and this landscape was very new and different to us. I am sure people from the western states would not be impressed but we were!!

Thank johnlI36GB
Reviewed 26 January 2017

If i told you everthing about CHRISTMAS TREE PASS, it may ruin all the fun and excitement. . BUT I WILL say this is a sacred mountain to the local native Americans and the beliefs are before entering the HAPPY HUNTING GROUNDS one must pass...More

1  Thank Art v
Reviewed 17 January 2017

we took the road to the petroglyphs from the main road, approximately 4 miles, hiked about 1/2 mile, and WOW!!!!! lots of petroglyphs. They were everywhere. the hike was easy to moderate depending on the path you choose, riverbed or top side trail. There are...More

4  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 18 November 2016

My mother wanted to see the petroglyphs and one of our local friends told us about Christmas Tree Pass. It's quite the drive and not really recommended for those without 4 wheel drive. But we saw roadrunners and other birds and some of the rock...More

4  Thank Raimsy
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Response from KRISTIN H | Reviewed this property |
From what I could tell there was no off road paths for bicycles.
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23 April 2016|
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Response from Jola O | Reviewed this property |
There are two ways to get to Christmas Tree Pass. You can drive the entire length from US 95 or we accessed it from NV 163 and it was a shorter drive on a rough road to Grapevine Canyon. We did not drive too far on Christmas... More
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Response from shellrico | Reviewed this property |
There are some rough roads off the beaten path, but we have good main roads, I have a KIA Soul and it has done wonderful on the rough roads. If you're planning on regular driving any car will be fine but if you plan on... More