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The White Domes Trail is located within Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada. The 1.0-mile loop hike has minimal cumulative feet of elevation gain and should take about 1 hour to complete. (Note, you can finish it in about 1/2 hour without stops.)
White Domes Valley of Fire
Overview of White Domes Valley of Fire Hike
The White Domes are sandstone formations with brilliant contrasting colors that combine sweeping desert vistas, a slot canyon, windows, caves, and a historic movie site.
White Domes Valley of Fire Hike Information and Stats
Route Type: Loop
Distance: 1.0 mile
Starting Elevation: ~173′
Hiking Time: Approximately 1 hour to allow for short breaks and photos
Getting to White Domes Valley of Fire
Directions: Arriving from the East, from the intersection of Route 169 and 167 near Lake Mead, drive West on Valley of Fire Highway for two miles to the park’s east entrance. Drive another 3.3 miles to the intersection by the start of White Domes Road, turn right and take this road for 5.7 miles to the White Domes Area.
Trailhead Coordinates: 36.4859, -114.5329 (36° 29′ 09.24″N 114° 31′ 58.43″W)
Fees: $10, click here to read more about Valley of Fire State Park Entrance Fee options
Other Information About White Domes Valley of Fire
Restrooms: Yes, vault toilets at the trailhead
Cellular Service: Unknown
Kid Friendly: Yes
Dog-Friendly: Yes, but dogs must be kept on a leash
Picnic Area: A shaded picnic area with BBQ grill and trash receptacles
What to Take on Your Hike to White Domes Valley of Fire
At least a liter of water
Sturdy shoes that are closed to avoid sand getting into them
White Domes Valley of Fire Photos
Online Reference and Resources for White Domes Valley of Fire
- I am a hiking enthusiast and not an expert, the information shared here is from my personal experiences and research to share with others as a reference.
- All stats such as distances, elevations, elevation gains, ratings, and times are approximate based on mobile apps, GPS data, Google Earth, and other references compiled as a resource.
- Click here to view my current hiking diary of other trails and points of interest for reference.
White Domes Valley of Fire
I am an outdoor enthusiast who would rather be on a backcountry backpacking trip than a stroll on the beach (although I do love the beach!).
Living in Las Vegas has afforded me the opportunity to easily explore the Southwest region of the United States.
A nature lover, I am often found at the end of the pack taking photos and videos of the wildlife found on the trails. Colorful flowers, desert animals, and unusual geological rock formations are often the majority of my photos.