El Dorado Dry Lake Bed

LOCATION:

El Dorado Dry Lake Bed, Boulder City, NV 89005

Searchlight Exit heading to Boulder City.

NOTES:

The Dry Lake Bed is the most popular location that I work with.

It's an open desert with beautiful hills, sunsets & provides a blank canvas for all styles.

When choosing this location keep in mind that it is very hot during the summer,
very cold during the winter & almost always windy. Please come prepared with

jackets during winter & plenty of water during the summer.

The Dry Lake is a very large area & will require a meeting prior to ensure nobody gets lost.

Dawn to Dusk

The View

LOCATION:

E Sahara Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89142

NOTES:

"The View" is a hiking area near Hollywood blvd & E. Sahara.

Though it's a bit hidden away, it provides beautiful city views & desert vibes.

This location also provides a bit more privacy if you want to avoid a crowd.

Bring comfy shoes to hike in & plenty of water!

 

Coordinates

Kyle Canyon Rd

LOCATION:

Kyle Canyon Road, Mount Charleston, NV

NOTES:

Kyle Canyon Rd. provides many trails along the way that change

in scenery as Mt.Charleston approaches.

 

The Joshua trees found at the beginning of the road have become

a very popular location & one of my favorites. It provides a beautiful

desert landscape & the light is always gorgeous. See top row.

Farther up the road, other trails provide a more open

space with low hills & desert bushes. See bottom row

All Kyle Canyon Rd locations will require a meeting prior to ensure nobody gets lost.

The scenery does change throughout the year & snow can be seen during wintertime.

Dawn to Dusk

Nelson's Ghost Town

LOCATION:

Nelson Cutoff Rd, Searchlight, NV 89046

NOTES:

Nelson's used to be a mining town & it holds that charm until this day.

It's filled with abandoned buildings, cars & other little knickknacks that

provide fun photo ops! There is a shop & bathroom, therefore we will not

completely abandoned & I've yet to encounter a ghost.

There is a $20 dollar fee to shoot at this location & a $20 traveling fee.

7 Magic Mountains

LOCATION:

S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89054

NOTES:

Art installation by Ugo Rondinones brings literal magic to the Desert.

One of the most incredible locations in Las Vegas ( in my opinion ).

It is made of stacked boulders that stand about thirty feet tall & call for attention.

The installation is set to be here until 2021.

$20 Traveling Fee

Calico  Basin / Red Rock

LOCATION:

Calico Basin Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89161

NOTES:

Calico Basin is a wooden trail located in Red Rock. It has a huge

Rock as a background & provides greenery & along the way.

The greenery changes throughout the year but it never disappoints.

 

 Please note that Calico Basin does have strict policies & requires an additional permit fee.

If choosing this location, you must book at least 1.5 months in advance to allow me to process fees & insurance information.

For more information regarding hours & regulations please visit the following website:

https://www.blm.gov/programs/national-conservation-lands/nevada/red-rock-canyon-national-conservation-area/planning-your-visit

 Spring Mt . Ranch

LOCATION:

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 NV-159, Blue Diamond, NV 89004

NOTES:

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park is a public recreation area located within the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Nevada's Cottonwood Valley, five miles northwest of Blue Diamond, Nevada.

It has a gorgeous picnic area surrounded by dainty greens.

 

 Please note that Spring Mountain Ranch does have strict policies & if you wish to shoot within

the trails or past the picnic area an additional permit is required.

The fee for this permit is $150 for weekends & $50 on weekdays.

If choosing this location, you must book at least 1.5 months in advance to allow me to process fees & insurance information.

For more information regarding hours & regulations please visit the following website:

http://parks.nv.gov/parks/spring-mountain-ranch

Spring Preserves

LOCATION:

333 S Valley View Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89107

NOTES:

"Las Vegas Springs Preserve consists of 180 acres dedicated to nature walks"

It's full of beautiful cacti & vegetation true to the desert.

Temporarily closed to due Covid-19. Updates to come.

Wells  Trailhead

LOCATION:

Wells Trailhead, Henderson, NV 89011

NOTES:

Wells trailhead is an extension to Wetlands Park & is located near Lake Las Vegas.

It has the Vegas Wash run across & provides beautiful hills & open desert with

green bushes & patches of tall grass surrounded by water. 

It is a trail so some cyclists & runners can be seen throughout, but it's mainly a pretty private location.

 

When choosing this location, be sure to wear comfy shoes

to walk in as the location is a little dusty.

Dawn to Dusk

Wetlands Park

LOCATION:

Clark County Wetlands Park, 7050 Wetlands Park Ln, Las Vegas, NV 89122

NOTES:

Wetlands Park provides unique scenery & is usually seen as a little oasis in the midst of the Las Vegas Desert.

It has tall grass, a mix of greenery, hidden trails with small creeks & rivers. Wetlands Park is vast

& each corner provides a different look of nature.

 

If choosing this location, be sure to wear bug repellant as bug bites usually happen

& note that the greens will change as the seasons' change.

Dawn to Dusk

Floyd Lamb Park

LOCATION:

9200 Tule Springs Road, 89131

NOTES:

Floyd Lamb Park is a historic park with old-style ranch buildings, lakes & some beautiful greenery.

It's one of my favorite locations as it provides a variety of little spots within the same area.

 

$6 fee per vehicle but no special permit fees required.

Summer (April­ - September) 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Winter (October­ - March) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.