The Dirt: Coyote Springs



Coyote Springs and its surrounding areas offers fantastic views of the Arrow Canyon wilderness, Warm Springs Recreation Area, and even the outskirts of Las Vegas. The area is an impressive examples of the spectacular basins  framed by rugged mountain ranges of Nevada.


The area is located in the Northern Mojave Desert and the Sagebrush Steppe of the Great Basin. The included maps and GPS data connect Coyote Springs to Moapa, Glendale, and the Northeastern outskirts of Las Vegas. All of these location include amenities useful to the desert visitor.


The area South and East of Coyote Springs allows motor vehicle use on existing roads. Some roadways are passable by passenger vehicles, but high-clearance, 4-wheel drive vehicles are recommended due to rugged and changing conditions on many routes. There are multiple pullouts and roadside parking areas in this area, but no official trailhead.


From Las Vegas to Coyote Springs:

  • Take I-15/US Highway 93 North from Las Vegas for 15 miles. Take Exit 64 to stay on Highway 93.
  • Continue on US Highway 93 North for 32 miles.
  • Roadside parking can be found near designated trails, or at Warm Springs Recreation Area.

Rules of the Road

Land Manager: BLM

BLM Field Office - Las Vegas
4701 North Torrey Pines Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89130

Telephone: 702-515-5000

Motor vehicles are permitted on designated trails only. For local regulations regarding OHV use on county roads, visit the BLM OHV Website https://www.blm.gov/programs/recreation/OHV.

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.

  • Register Your Vehicle
  • Make sure your vehicle is equipped with a spark arrestor
  • Plan Ahead and Prepare
  • Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
  • Dispose of Waste Properly
  • Leave What You Find
  • Minimize Campfire Impacts
  • Respect Wildlife
  • Be Considerate of Other Trail Users

Leave No Trace

Tread Lightly

Historic Preservation

Plan Your Visit