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Seven Magic Mountains near Vegas

Last Updated on February 14, 2023 by Natalie

The Seven Magic Mountains are an art installation located in the Nevada desert, just a short 25-minute drive from the Vegas strip.

Here is everything you need to know about visiting the Seven Magic Mountains.

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Seven Magic Mountains were created by Swiss artist Ugo Rondinone. These seven colorful boulders are a creative expression of humans in the desert – bright and colorful in a desolate background.

Constructed in 2016, the temporary installation was only supposed to last for two years but has been extended due to its popularity.

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Seven Magic Mountains – Location

The exact address for the 7 magic mountains is S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89054. It is less than a half-hour drive from the Vegas strip and right off the highway, you can’t miss it!

The site does not have restrooms.

Entry and parking are both free!

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Best Time to Visit

You can really visit this unique art installation any time of year.

Summer months will likely bring in thousands of tourists so try to visit during the off-season. If you do visit during peak travel times, arrive early in the morning to avoid crowds.

Something I didn’t think about during my visit was the DUST and WIND. You will be very dirty after leaving, so make sure you are prepared and don’t have to attend a fancy dinner afterward. You’ll want to go back to your hotel and wash up before doing anything else.

The Seven Magic Mountains were scheduled to be taken down at the end of 2021, but due to the mass popularity, it’s extended until 2026!

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What to Bring to the Seven Magic Mountains

While the 7 Magic Mountains are just a short drive away from the Vegas strip, you will want to be prepared and bring just a few things.

Here is everything you need for the seven magic mountains:

  • A cute outfit. Wear neutral colors to contrast the bright boulders.
  • Water bottle.
  • Shoes that clean easily.
  • A good camera/phone.
  • Hairbrush.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Wet Wipes (to clean the dirt off you!)

Best Photo Spots

Photos are a must! Obviously, the beautiful boulders make for a great background.

If you are willing to take a few steps away from the boulders, you can get an epic desert backdrop.

You can also rent a classic car to do a desert photo shoot.

Not sure what to wear for your epic desert photo shoot? Here are some of my favorite Vegas outfits.

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The seven magic mountains are a must-see during your time in Vegas! Don’t miss this beautiful and unique art installation that is a refreshing change of scenery from the Vegas strip.

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