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

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Spring Mountains Weekly Update

June 19, 2018

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 6/19/2018 For regular updates during busy days, weather events, and hazardous conditions please follow our […] Read More

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Summer 2018 Programs

June 1, 2018

We’re offering weekly programs all summer long as well as multiple special events. Details can be found on our Event […] Read More

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Memorial Day 2018

May 22, 2018

Join the Silent Heroes of the Cold War on Memorial Day at the Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway as they honor […] Read More

Thank you for Spring Cleaning 2018!

May 14, 2018

We had a great turnout for Spring Mountains Spring Cleaning 2018! We had 293 volunteers come up to pick up […] Read More

Our Mission

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

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Today’s 11am #JrRanger & 1pm #guidedhike will meet at the Fletcher Canyon trailhead. Be sure to check out our event calendar as the location for these changes throughout the summer, and remember to bring extra water because it’s still pretty warm up here! https://t.co/dn361Qf4ge GoMtCharleston photo
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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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