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Christmas Tree Pass

Lake Mead Recreational Area, Between Highway 95 & Laughlin NV, Laughlin, NV
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Beautiful Desert Drive

Amazing drive through the desert. If you love the desert, you will love this. Beautiful scenery for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CMHEurope
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Mount Gilead, Ohio
Fun trip in a 4-Wheel Drive!!!

We have driven this Pass every year for the past eight years and seem to always find something that... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kitchencollect
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Yuma, Arizona
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“wheel drive” (7 reviews)
“dirt road” (9 reviews)
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Lake Mead Recreational Area, Between Highway 95 & Laughlin NV, Laughlin, NV
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing drive through the desert. If you love the desert, you will love this. Beautiful scenery for the desert lover and wildlife if you look close. Don't miss this drive. Pack plenty of water just in case of a break down as cell phone use...More

Thank CMHEurope
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have driven this Pass every year for the past eight years and seem to always find something that we missed the trip before - beautiful scenery and is good to use your 4WD every once in a while!!!

Thank kitchencollect
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

petroglyphs, open area, a great adventure. get away from the sounds of the casinos and walk and listen to nothing. maybe a bird, but total quiteness.

Thank jcarlee
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This place is amazing!!!!!!! Take the trail through the desert down to the old caves and check out the old Indian carvings and drawing left from when they lived there, get a feel of history and go back in time, only about 3 miles outside...More

Thank Alana Z
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Just posting this as the location appears to be incorrect near Laughlin Air force base in Del Rio Texas. Actual location is near Laughlin Nevada.

1  Thank rpr1609
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Wow. It's amazing that you can get that close and personal with historical petroglyphs. Five miles west out of Laughlin and a short trip north on Christmas Tree Pass and you are right there. Park the car and walk down into the wash. Make a...More

2  Thank Mari J
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
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Gladell A
22 September 2017|
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Response from Mari J | Reviewed this property |
You drive on a dirt road to the parking lot. You get out of your car and walk 150-200 yards to the petroglyphs. The entire excursion is on dirt -- a dirt road to get there, a dirt parking lot and a dirt wash (arroyo... More
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soltysray
22 December 2016|
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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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Vicky P
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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