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


Spring Mountains Weekly Update

May 23, 2019

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 5/23/2019 ***SPRING CLEANING 5/11/19 HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO 06/15/19 FOR VOLUNTEER SAFETY*** *scroll for site/trail […] Read More

Spring cleaning banner with families cheering in front of Spring Mountains with many trash bags full of litter

Volunteer for Spring Cleaning 2019

March 14, 2019

UPDATE 5/9/19: Unfortunately the forecast in the Spring Mountains this weekend is not safe for our volunteers, so we have […] 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

Closure Information

January 26, 2019

During the December 2018 federal government shutdown, we will share updates as to how it affects the Spring Mountains National […] 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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