Fortification Hill Hike


Feb. 11, 2018, 10am to 4pm

Office/Remote Location

Lake Mead National Recreation Area; meet outside UNLV Outdoor Adventures Office
Fortification Hill Hike Poster


This little-known trail over Tertiary basaltic lava flows, will take you to the summit of Fortification Hill – an extinct volcano. See if you can identify Creosote Bush, White Bursage, Broom Snakeweed and Burrobrush. Scramble up to the summit, eat lunch perched on a rock that overlooks the Lake Mead Recreational Area, Hoover Dam, and the Las Vegas Valley below.

-Lunch and snacks are included -

Difficulty: Moderately Strenuous - 4 Miles Roundtrip

TO REGISTER: Call 702-774-7130 or email your phone number to

Registration Closes at 5pm on February 6

Admission Information

This event is open to students and the general public, the cost is:

  • $30 for Students/SRWC Members
  • $40 for Non-Members

Contact Information

UNLV Outdoor Adventures
Hannah Doss

External Sponsor

UNLV Outdoor Adventures