Spring Mountains Weekly Update

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 11/27/2020 This Giving Tuesday, help us create a Junior Ranger handbook program designed to inspire […] Read More

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

Plan Your Visit

Closures are in effect due to COVID-19. See our Weekly Update for full details.  The Spring Mountains rise up out […] 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

Deer Creek highway winds up into the snowy Spring Mountains under a bright blue sky

Spring Mountains Weekly Update

November 27, 2020

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 11/27/2020 This Giving Tuesday, help us create a Junior Ranger handbook program designed to inspire […] Read More

snow in the spring mountains

Snow Season

November 9, 2020

Please see below, and check our weekly update for the complete list of recreation closures due to COVID-19. We are […] Read More

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Green the Mountain Virtual Cleanup

September 1, 2020

Help Green the Mountain to celebrate National Public Lands Day all month! This year, we’re taking our annual National Public […] Read More

Scenic View of Spring Mountains in afternoon

Shooting in the Spring Mountains

August 14, 2020

There are a few specific rules for shooting in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, in addition to the US […] Read More

Our Mission

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

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Doing your holiday shopping? Even though the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway remains closed, we’ve got all sorts of gifts and stocking stuffers online!
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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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