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Nellis Dunes
Nellis Dunes

Nellis Dunes

Nellis Dunes are located in a recreational area that offers exhilarating off-road adventure close to the famed Las Vegas Strip.

Popular for its ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) adventures, it is little wonder that this is one of the preferred options for adrenaline junkies.

Nellis Dunes, Camping, ATV Tours & Sand Buggy Adventures, Nevada

The dunes cover an expansive area of more than 10,000 acres north-east of Las Vegas, and is easily accessible from the city. These beautiful dunes provide the perfect setting for some of the wildest adventures in the region, with several operators offering tours to the Nellis Dunes, with different packages available for an unforgettable experience.

Las Vegas ATV Tours is one such company. The company offers a full line of automatic ATVs with engine capacities of 250cc and 450cc. These options are made available to cater for different preferences and skill levels, and what’s more, this is the only company of its kind that offers US military training.

Other provisions available for the ATV tours include safety driving gear, helmet, and lunch, with complimentary pick-up and drop-off services also available. Traveling in a group? Then there is no need to worry, as there are discounts for group bookings.

The Grand Canyon Tour Company also offers tours to Nellis Dunes. Taking advantage of the region’s terrains, the tour company provides different packages for beginners, intermediates and experienced riders. The fleet of quads, coupled with more than 2.5 hours of riding time, makes for an exciting adventure.

Depending on when you take this tour, you may spot fighter pilots practicing aerobatic moves above the dunes – launched from the nearby Nellis Air Force Base.

Nellis Dunes is an excellent practice spot for locals and traveling families. Visitors are advised to exercise caution, especially during weekends, when traffic is often higher. Add to this the many novices, intersecting trails, and numerous jumps, and it is easy to see the need to be cautious.

All in all, these dunes are an exciting destination for thrill-seekers.

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