Calico Tanks – Red Rock Canyon – Epic Trip Adventures


Calico Tanks is a great trail for hikers of all ages and abilities. The trail to the natural water tank is fairly easy to follow. If you’re feeling more adventurous and would like more of a challenge some scrambling will take you to the summit of Calico Tanks Peak. Our guide contains a map, photos and step-by-step instructions on how to reach the water tank and Calico Tanks Peak! Check out the video of our adventure hiking Calico Tanks here!

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Hiking Calico Tanks – Adventure Statistics

Time Required: 1-2 Hours

Location: 27km (17 miles) west of the Las Vegas Strip in Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area

Distance: 4km (2.5 miles) round trip

Highest Elevation: 1500m (4921ft)

Elevation Gain: 140m (450ft)

Difficulty: 4/10

Season: Year round

Additional Requirements: N/A