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

Snow Season

Winter visitors to the Spring Mountains have the opportunity for all kinds of wintertime recreation! Snowshoeing, sledding, building snowmen, making […] Read More

Education and cocoa table on SMVG patio with firepit

Spring Mountains Weekly Update

February 24, 2018

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 2/24/2018 During any possibility of snow precipitation, please visit our Snow Season page for important […] Read More

Buy a fleece, help our programs!

January 28, 2018

Help us get ready for winter while getting yourself ready too! We have a limited-edition ladies fleece jacket on sale, […] Read More

Closure Information

January 21, 2018

Status of closures in the Spring Mountains during the 2018 Federal Government Shutdown. Information will be added as it is […] Read More

Apply now for summer seasonal positions

January 12, 2018

Summer Recreation Positions in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area will […] Read More

Our Mission

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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