The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, also known as Mount Charleston, offers opportunities for year-round fun.
When you visit, learn about the area by stopping by our Visitor Center, join an interpretative program put on by a naturalist, or volunteer to conserve the forest environment and visitors

What's happening on the mountain
  • Programs
    -Weekly Summer programs for all ages -  check our calendar for details
    Gateway Education Series programs will be offered at the new Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway (dates to be determined, check back later!)
    -Discovery Kits Check out a fun discovery kit at Kyle Visitor Center
    * many programs are free thanks to generous donations and grants from our community *
  • Volunteer on the Mountain:
  • Hike trails, help with snow safety, meet new people, and learn about the Spring Mountains - VOLUNTEER !
  • Our volunteer opportunities offer a fun, rewarding way to give back.
  • Fire Safety is top priority!
  • Summer Fire Restrictions are now in place
  • Forest Service Regulations: Campfires are ONLY permitted within a developed recreation area (picnic area or campground). Fireworks, explosives, and charcoal grills are prohibited. Visitors can use a gas grill with an on/off switch or knob. Smoking is only allowed within a vehicle or in an area cleared of all flammable debris. Be safe 
    Click here for answers to FAQ's about the Carpenter 1 fire & affected areas

***Visit the U.S. Forest Service website for the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest ***