Surrounding OHV trails allow riders the option to do round-about loop routes with options to access different coves on the Colorado River. High-clearance, 4WD vehicles are recommended.
Christmas tree pass is a popular road suitable for vehicles with 4WD and high clearance. Along your way, be sure to check out Grapevine Canyon to enjoy ancient petroglyphs and great views.
Christmas Tree Pass is located off highway 95 approximately 14 miles south of Searchlight. From Laughlin go West on highway 163 for approximately 6 miles then turn right on Christmas Tree Pass Rd. To access routes west of Laughlin around Conical Peak you can enter from highway 163 approximately 12 miles west of Laughlin on Upper Bridge Canyon Rd. on your left if you are driving from Laughlin, or 5 miles east of Hwy 95 on your right.
Routes are also accessible south of Laughlin near Big Bend of the Colorado River State Rec Area off of Needles Hwy. approximately half a mile from the State Rec Area on your right.
Land Manager: Bureau of Land Management
BLM Field Office - Las Vegas
4701 North Torrey Pines Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89130
Motor vehicles are permitted on designated trails only.
Always plan ahead and prepare for uncertainty. Travel with warm clothing, first aid, food, water and appropriate tools to fix a problem.
Traveling in groups is always a good idea, as well as informing someone of where you will be going.