Spring Mountains Weekly Update

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 9/23/21 Programs Go Mt Charleston is now offering weekend programs! For more information, please visit our event […] Read More

Endemic Butterfly Species of the Spring Mountains

There are at least 20 endemic species in the Spring Mountains, including eight endemic butterflies. This means these butterflies are […] Read More

A Spring Mountain Local-The Mt Charleston Blue Butterfly

When hiking out in the Spring Mountain National Recreation Area, you might see some fences keeping you on the trails. […] Read More

Plan Your Visit

Closures are in effect due to COVID-19. See our Weekly Update for full details.  The Spring Mountains rise up out […] Read More

Hikes & Trails

  Hiking in the Spring Mountains Over 60 miles of maintained trails wind through the area, most starting at over […] Read More

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Spring Mountains Weekly Update

September 23, 2021

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 9/23/21 Programs Go Mt Charleston is now offering weekend programs! For more information, please visit our event […] Read More

Mt Charleston blue butterfly on a pea plant.

Endemic Butterfly Species of the Spring Mountains

September 1, 2021

There are at least 20 endemic species in the Spring Mountains, including eight endemic butterflies. This means these butterflies are […] Read More

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Volunteer for National Public Lands Day 2021

August 31, 2021

Over a million visitors rely on the Spring Mountains to escape the heat and noise of the Las Vegas valley […] Read More

Wild Horses and Burros

July 11, 2021

It is quite a sight to turn a corner and see a burro crossing the road, or walk into a […] Read More

Our Mission

Southern Nevada Conservancy creates opportunities to discover, understand, and enjoy your public lands.

Yucca Plant

We are devastated by the loss of the iconic Mt. Charleston Lodge. Visitors to the mountain today are advised that there will be a road closure most of the day on Hwy 157/Kyle Canyon Rd from Echo Rd to top. https://t.co/0HaXc2Lvb5 GoMtCharleston photo
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The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area

Also known as Mount Charleston, The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area offers opportunities for year-round fun. Learn about the area by exploring our Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway, join an interpretative program, or volunteer to conserve the forest environment!

Hikes, Camping, and much more!

Over 50 miles of maintained trails wind through the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, along with 4 campgrounds, 7 picnic areas, and remote areas for dispersed camping.

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