Spring Mountains Weekly Update

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 9/18/2020 Have you joined the virtual cleanup fun yet? Help keep the Spring Mountains clean […] Read More

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Did you know that ponderosa pines are known to smell like vanilla and butterscotch? Scientists believe that this sweet scent […] Read More

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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

Spring Mountains Weekly Update

September 18, 2020

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 9/18/2020 Have you joined the virtual cleanup fun yet? Help keep the Spring Mountains clean […] Read More

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Green the Mountain Virtual Cleanup

September 1, 2020

Help Green the Mountain to celebrate National Public Lands Day all month! This year, we’re taking our annual National Public […] Read More

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Shooting in the Spring Mountains

August 14, 2020

There are a few specific rules for shooting in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, in addition to the US […] Read More

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Shop to support the Spring Mountains

August 1, 2020

Our retail stores at the sites we support, like the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway, are usually the primary source of […] Read More

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

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Today’s Red Flag warning includes the Spring Mountains. Remember that ONLY propane grills with on/off switches are currently allowed, no matter where you are in the forest! https://t.co/86GK8HAGcP
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RED FLAG / FIRE WEATHER WARNING 11AM thru 8PM FRIDAY in @CityOfLasVegas. Winds with gusts to 30 mph and very low humidity will make for perfect fire spread conditions. You should not use fire outside unless precautions are taken. Burning trash is illegal in Las Vegas. https://t.co/yfjpAK6y0q
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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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