Spring Mountains Weekly Update

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 11/17/21 Visitor Center The Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway is open 9am-4pm Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. […] Read More

Volunteering in the Spring Mountains

Have you been looking to volunteer and haven’t been able to do so? We are getting back into our volunteer […] 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

Endemic Plant Species of The Spring Mountains

There are at least 20 endemic species in the Spring Mountains. This means these species are found nowhere else in […] 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

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Spring Mountains Weekly Update

November 17, 2021

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 11/17/21 Visitor Center The Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway is open 9am-4pm Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. […] Read More

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Volunteering in the Spring Mountains

November 1, 2021

Have you been looking to volunteer and haven’t been able to do so? We are getting back into our volunteer […] Read More

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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

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

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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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