Snow Season

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

Buy a fleece, help our programs!

Help us get ready for winter while getting yourself ready too! * UPDATE * As of 12/11/18, we have only […] Read More

Our Green the Mountain 2018 event was fantastic

Thank you, partners and volunteers, for a successful Green the Mountain 2018! The launch of Green the Mountain was a […] Read More

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

February 13, 2019

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 2/13/2019 *scroll for site/trail updates, fire news, programs, and upcoming events For important messages during […] 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

Winter volunteers wanted over a pine trees in the snowy mountains with sledders in the background

Volunteers welcome at busy snowplay areas

January 17, 2019

We’re planning for 3 more cleanup programs this holiday weekend, where volunteers can sign up on the spot at our […] Read More

Our Mission

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

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Be prepared for cold and windy on this beautiful President’s Day! Check before heading up, as it is likely you’ll need chains/snowtires.
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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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