National Wildlife Refuge System

ASH MEADOWS
NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE

610 Spring Meadows Rd
Amargosa Valley, NV, 89020
Phone: 775-372-5435
E-mail:

CRYSTAL SPRINGS INTERPRETIVE TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 1.5 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 0.7
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Boardwalk

Special Features

  • ADA accessible with benches
  • Habitat for endemic plants, endangered pupfish, birds and other wildlife
  • Interpretational signs
  • Largest water volume of any spring on the Refuge with 2,600 gal/min year round


HISTORIC LONGSTREET CABIN & BOARDWALK

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.5 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 2.1
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Boardwalk

Special Features

  • ADA accessible with benches
  • Historic Longstreet cabin, Longstreet Spring and Caliche boulders
  • Restroom and public parking spaces



POINT OF ROCKS SPRINGS BOARDWALK

Trail Information

  • Length: 1 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 2.3
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Boardwalk

Special Features

  • Ada accessible with benches
  • King's Pool is the best place to view endangered Ash Meadows Amargosa Pupfish year-round
  • Interpretation signs
  • scenic vistas, archaeological sites, natural springs and streams


Last updated: October 28, 2010