Spring Mountains Weekly Update

FIRE RESTRICTIONS AND CLOSURES ARE IN EFFECT THE WEEK OF July 1: Mahagony Fire (started 6/28/20) has closed areas and […] 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

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

Spring Mountains Weekly Update

July 6, 2020

FIRE RESTRICTIONS AND CLOSURES ARE IN EFFECT THE WEEK OF July 1: Mahagony Fire (started 6/28/20) has closed areas and […] Read More

#AnimaloftheWeek: Feral Horse

July 5, 2020

#AnimaloftheWeek: Feral Horse Introduced to Nevada by miners and ranchers, these feral animals are now protected under the Wild Horse […] Read More

#PlantoftheWeek: Mountain Mahogany

June 28, 2020

#PlantoftheWeek: Curl-leaf Mountain Mahogany (Cercocarpus ledifolius)   Named for its hard, dense wood and thick leathery leaves that curl upwards […] Read More

Closure information white words over a blue sky with Charleston peak in the background

COVID-19 Closure Information

June 27, 2020

SMNRA COVID-19 CLOSURE UPDATE AS OF 06/27/2020 The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest asks the public not to travel to the Spring […] Read More

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

Yucca Plant

Kyle Canyon will be crowded today, with Deer Creek (Hwy 158) and Lee Canyon (Hwy 156) still closed. https://t.co/9yfm7UKbvI
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Humboldt Toiyabe NF @HumboldtToiyabe
7/5/2020 Fire Perimeter and Containment PIO Map for the #MahoganyFire
94% Contained
For a larger map see https://t.co/t7SwiFZYi3 https://t.co/D3Q6Jy9QTs
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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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