Spring Mountains Weekly Update

 SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 5/16/24 AREA CLOSURES IN EFFECT Area closure remains in effect for the Developed Recreation Canyons […] Read More

Plan Your Visit

See our Weekly Update for full details on any closures or restrictions.  The Spring Mountains rise up out of the […] 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

April 24, 2024

 SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 5/16/24 AREA CLOSURES IN EFFECT Area closure remains in effect for the Developed Recreation Canyons […] Read More

Mount Charleston Blue Butterfly Trail Host Logo Competition

February 20, 2024

Our new Mount Charleston Blue Butterfly Trail Host Program needs a logo! We invite submissions from anyone outside of our […] Read More

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January 1, 2024

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

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Snow Season

January 1, 2024

Winter visitors to the Spring Mountains have the opportunity for all kinds of recreation, so start here for a safe […] 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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