SNMBA members resting midway through Kibbles n Bits.

SNMBA members resting midway through Kibbles n Bits.

Cowboy Trails are a legend here in Las Vegas.  A trail system that is definitely a black diamond style trail with great XC mixed in.  Build next to and within existing the Cowboy Trail Rides, we share many of the trails within this network, as well as some hiking trails.  These trails are not for the weak at heart as one mistake can lead to some of your DNA left on the trails.

Trails start at the parking lot, “Cowboy Trail Rides” which is 1 mile past the Red Rock entrance.  Going from the parking lot, you’ll have to climb.  There is no option yet for DH from the top (how sweet that would be though!).  Beginning the climb, you can choose the most direct, Bunny Trail to Fossil (which can be periodically chewed up by horses) or up Kibbles n’ Bits which is equestrian free.  They end at the same intersection, but pick your poision – K&B is fun but challenging, Bunny->Fossil is also fun but less technical.  From that intersection, you have multiple options to get to the top which is highly recommended.  Check out our Trails Section to view your options.  If you choose the shortest most direct route or a longer finger loop, it doesn’t matter, the view from the top is the best in the valley, hands down. Continue Reading