Mouse’s Tank Trail

  • Moon rising above Mouse's Trap Trail in Valley of Fire State Park near Las Vegas, Nevada.
  • Petroglyphs along Mouse's Trap Trail in Valley of Fire State Park near Las Vegas, Nevada.

Hiking

Dogs Yes

0.7 (miles)

 Easy

Out & Back

Minimal (Elev. Δ - ft)

Nevada

Mouse's Tank Trail in Valley of Fire State Park near Las Vegas is a short family and pet friendly trail that takes hikers through little piece of Nevada history. Mouse's Tank is name after "Little Mouse" who was a Southern Paiute Indian who hide in the area after being accused of killing two prospectors. After a rainfall, water collects in the basin. There is camping in Valley of Fire State Park.

History

Valley of Fire is Nevada’s oldest and largest state park, established in 1935.

Red Tape

Entrance and Camping Fees
Contact: Valley of Fire State Park 29450 Valley of Fire Hwy, Overton, NV

Nevada Trails

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