Plan Your Visit

The Spring Mountains rise up out of the Mojave Desert to provide a forested, spring-fed haven for wildlife and an […] 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

June 21, 2019

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 6/22/2019 Cathedral Rock Trail has some damage due to an avalanche – hike with caution. […] Read More

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Summer 2019 Programs

May 24, 2019

We’re offering weekly programs all summer long as well as multiple special events. Details can be found on our Event […] Read More

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Volunteer for Spring Cleaning 2019

March 14, 2019

UPDATE 5/15/19: The new date for this event is June 15. PLease email with any questions. UPDATE 5/9/19: Unfortunately […] Read More

Winter activities include snowshoe hikes

Winter Programs

February 6, 2019

GO Mt. Charleston Winter Programming: Plan for traffic and check our Snow Season map for locations and parking restrictions. Sunday […] Read More

Our Mission

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

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Happy #firstdayofsummer ☀️
We’re enjoying the ephemeral snowmelt streams while they last!
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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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