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Hwy 165, Nelson Hills, Nelson, NV
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

rent a car for the day a trip away from the the las vegas strip. short hiking, exploring, picture taking, viewing the colorado river. country store and souvenirs. bring water and picnic lunch.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank carl e
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Just follow the road it dead ends here. There are several trails as well as jeep trails. So you could definitely spend some time here.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ramair69
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Just got back from Nelson"s Landing had a great time water was warm Cliff Jumping was to much fun the only thing wrong with the area is to many low life's leave their Trash all over including baby diapers, beer cans and bottles Please if...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Ron L
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

We rented a kayak from the Nelson ghost town folks and had a wonderful time here. Spent 4 hours putting around, jumping off the rocks and just lazing in the river. Nice get away from the strip. Make a day of it!

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank F5993GMericd
Reviewed May 14, 2018

We went in mid May and it was too cold to go in the water (snow melt from the mountains). In the summer when the water is warmer it would be a great place to cool off. Wear good shoes to walk from the car...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Bethan P
Reviewed December 9, 2017

My friends and I have been coming to this location for about 13 years. back then there were less people going there, now so many people know about it, it's become a trash bin since visitors have a lack of respect and become a cancer...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank VegasKhan
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

A lot of history here with it being wiped out in the 1974 flood. Beautiful views and well worth driving to see.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank 18wheeltraveler
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

Skip the ghost town and go straight to the little area. It was amazing. We went swimming and spoke to locals. Everyone was nice

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Dawn W
Reviewed May 29, 2017

Drove down after visiting the Eldorado Mine. Several families were here exclusively to go in the river. There is a limited amount of space. You need to bring EVERYTHING you need for the day - there is no shade and it's an extremely rocky entrance....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank TrvlnRoundUS
Reviewed February 17, 2017

This is not in the Searchlight, but farther north off the road through Nelson. Head south from Boulder City on Hwy 95, and the first paved turn to the left is the road toward Nelson, if in doubt there's a sign for the town. In...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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July 22, 2018|
Response from F5993GMericd | Reviewed this property |
Hi, there is no gas service, maybe snacks up the road where the mine tour is. Other than that plan to bring your own food , water etc..and top off your gas in boulder. Have fun!