The Anthem East trail runs along the McCullough Mountain Range from Anthem Hills Park to Shadow Canyon. The trail affords views of Las Vegas and the surrounding desert landscape. The first three quarters of a mile of the trail from Anthem Park is paved, then the trail turns to a dirt surface.
Parking and Trail Access
Nice easy ride for the first half uphill and some down hill trail was good. Once you make the loop you'll go down hill and the conditions of the trail gets worse as if the rain took the trail away. and it will be like that till you past the downhill and ...
Worth the drive (not too far, convenient off of I-215) as runners can escape the asphalt and fumes of Vegas and enjoy the desert hills. Great views though I wouldn't run it during the summer heat. Difficult run, lots of elevation change (900' difference ...
Anthem East Trail
The trail head was a little hard to find. The sign was really small, but once you are in Anthem park trun right at the first road going up the hill and park next to the back baseball field. Trail head has picnic tables and very clean. First 3/4 mile was ...