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“Beautiful spot with great boulders!”
Review of Bowl of Fire

Bowl of Fire
Ranked #21 of 68 things to do in Henderson
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a blast there climbing around on the bright and rust-colored rocks and just touring through the breathtaking scenery. I would definitely recommend for all ages and all levels of comfort with outdoor activities (one can simply drive up to stops and take photos or climb up spots too). It can get quite hot, so stay hydrated!

Thank Patrick A
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

Great views. Amazing beauty. Watch out gets super hot. 105 for us. Make sure AC working in car and bring water

Thank Louise N
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

Nice state park outside of Vegas. The name comes from the red rock formations that form the valley. If you go during the summer bring plenty of water, not much in the way of amenities. here.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

As most of the reviews said, this is about a 7-8 mile roundtrip hike from the parking lot, very exposed and a good deal of elevation ups and downs. That being said, we love to hike and found this place to have no other people there and was a really fun day!!
This is a fun trail with a surprising amount of diversity. If you would like to hike into the "bowl" areas seen easily from the road, there are 2 places to park. One is an obvious road side pull out (with a trash can as well). This hike is a relatively flat hike through the desert into the lower "bowl" area. This hike was about 5 miles round trip out and back. The other place to park is the parking lot east, up the road another couple of miles, with pit toilets and plenty of parking for RVs as well. This hike has BUTT KICKING elevation gains and requires more route finding (cairns abound, but aren't all reliable ways to go). This way will take you to the upper, larger "bowl" area. This way took us about 7 miles round trip out and back. The two "bowls" can be done as a loop, but I have to imagine that would be many more miles and a relatively long day. We did the upper and lower bowls as 2 separate hike on 2 different days. The red rocks in the bowls are amazing and completely worth the effort to get to. Be sure to have 2 or 3 liters of water per person, and as this is a relatively exposed desert hike, it would be scorching hot above 85 degrees.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a semi-strenuous hike but it's worth it to be surrounded by the bright red rocks. You won't regret it! Bring plenty of a water and a trekking pole comes in handy.

Thank Heather F
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