Turtlehead Peak




Turtlehead Peak trail starts at the Sandstone Quarry Trailhead. Turtlehead Peak is one of the most popular hiking spots in Southern Nevada due to it’s close proximity to Las Vegas. The peak features sweeping views of Las Vegas, the La Madre Mountain Range, Red Rock Canyon and Blue Diamond Hill.

Turtlehead Peak is a stunning example of older limestone rock that’s been thrust above younger sandstone layers, part of a series of thrust faulting events that occurred throughout western North America 65 million years ago.

Get Driving Directions To Turtlehead Peak | Posted 2012 | Posted In Red Rock Canyon | © All Images Are Copyrighted