COVID-19 Closure Information

SMNRA COVID-19 CLOSURE UPDATE AS OF 05/20/2020 PHASE 1 UPDATE: The Forest will be evaluating activities to follow the governors […] 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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COVID-19 Closure Information

May 20, 2020

SMNRA COVID-19 CLOSURE UPDATE AS OF 05/20/2020 PHASE 1 UPDATE: The Forest will be evaluating activities to follow the governors […] Read More

Deer Creek highway winds up into the snowy Spring Mountains under a bright blue sky

Spring Mountains Weekly Update

May 20, 2020

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 05/20/2020 PHASE 1 UPDATE: The Forest will be evaluating activities to follow the governors updates […] Read More

#PlantoftheWeek: Cliffrose

May 10, 2020

#PlantoftheWeek: Stansbury Cliffrose This shrub is one of the first spring plants to bloom in the Spring Mountains. Cliffrose has […] Read More

#FunFactFriday: Sky Island

May 8, 2020

#FunFactFriday: Did you know that the Spring Mountains are considered a Sky Island? The term “sky island” is used to […] Read More

Our Mission

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

Yucca Plant

In honor of Memorial Day, we thought we’d share an often overlooked part of the Silent Heroes of the Cold War Memorial: the 14 stones circling the viewing area are placed in honor of each of the men who died in the Mt. Charleston crash. Take a moment today to honor the fallen. https://t.co/xYJ4kqdwUC 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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