A successful 2019 Spring Cleaning

Many thanks to our 373 volunteers and our generous sponsors for making our 12th annual Spring Cleaning a success, even […] 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

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Spring Mountains Weekly Update

July 18, 2019

SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 7/18/2019 Summer Fire Restrictions are in effect as of July 1st 2019. For important messages […] Read More

fire restrictions in effect

2019 Summer Fire Restrictions

July 1, 2019

Beginning July 1, the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation, Clark County, Mt. Charleston Fire Protection […] Read More

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A successful 2019 Spring Cleaning

June 27, 2019

Many thanks to our 373 volunteers and our generous sponsors for making our 12th annual Spring Cleaning a success, even […] Read More

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Summer 2019 Programs

May 24, 2019

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

Our Mission

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

Yucca Plant

Monday morning #motivation: #wildflowers are in full bloom in the Spring Mountains, so it’s the perfect time to plan your cool escape from the #LasVegas Valley! https://t.co/XbKp81JX7T
Visitor Center

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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