SMNRA RECREATION UPDATE AS OF 6/19/2018

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Spring Mountain Visitor Gateway Holiday Hours:
Open 7 days/week from 9am - 4pm

PICNIC AREAS
Open Sites:
Kyle Canyon Picnic Area ($12 Mon-Thu, $18 Fri-Sun and holidays, 10am to 6pm)
Cathedral Rock Picnic Area ($12 single site/$24 double Mon-Thu, $18/$36 Fri-Sun and holidays. 10am to 6pm)
Old Mill Picnic Area ($12 Mon-Thu, $18 Fri-Sun and holidays, 10am to 6pm)
Deer Creek Picnic Area (Free, first come/first serve, open sunrise to sunset)
Sawmill Picnic Area (Free, first come/first serve, open sunrise to sunset)
Foxtail Group Picnic Area ($100/day for reservation through Recreation.gov)
SMVG Group Picnic Area ($70 for reservation at Front Desk and fee tube at picnic site and Recreation.com for half-day rentals.)

*All Federal Public Lands Pass (Access Pass, Military Pass, Senior Pass, Annual Parks Pass, and Every Kid in a Park Pass) holders are permitted free usage at single sites at all day use picnic areas except for SMVG, Foxtail, and Cathedral Group Picnic Areas. Pass must be present and its information must be filled out on a fee envelope and deposited in the fee tube at the Self-Service pay station.

CAMPGROUNDS
Open Sites:
Fletcher Campground ($33 single sites/$58 double sites, Even numbered sites are walk-in, odd numbered sites are reservation)
McWillams Campground ($25 single sites/$50 double sites, sites 1-75 currently open, Even numbered sites are walk-in, odd numbered sites are reservation)
Hilltop Campground ($19 single sites/$38 double sites, $57 triple site. Even numbered sites are walk-in, odd numbered sites are reservation)
Mahogany Grove Group Campground ($130 per night, for reservation through Recreation.gov)
Mack’s Canyon (Free, dispersed, fire restrictions in effect)
Champion Road (Free, dispersed, fire restrictions in effect)
Blue Tree Campground (Free, dispersed group area, fire restrictions in effect)

*Access and Senior Federal Public Lands Pass holders are permitted 50% off at single sites. Pass must be present and its information must be filled out on a fee envelope and deposited in the fee tube at the Self-Service pay station.

TRAILS:
All trails open except:
Harris Trail to Griffith Peak (Heavily damaged by Carpenter 1 Fire)

FIRE RESTRICTIONS:
Year round fire restrictions in place. Open fires (wood, charcoal, etc.) are allowed in developed recreation sites in provided fire rings. No campfires are allowed within 1 mile of homes in Kyle Canyon, Lee Canyon, Cold Creek, Mountain Springs, Trout Canyon, Lovell Canyon.

GO Mt. Charleston Programming:
11am Jr. Ranger Program @ Lee Canyon Ski Resort (Saturday 6/23, no registration needed), Fletcher Canyon Trailhead (Sunday 6/24, no registration needed)
1pm guided hike @ Upper Bristlecone Trail (Saturday 6/23, no registration needed); Fletcher Canyon Trail (Sunday 6/24, no registration needed)
Friday Night Hikes starting 6/1 - 8/31 (Register on gomtcharleston.com)

 

Upcoming Events:

*For any programming inquiries pertaining to hike registration, field trips, educational outreach, etc., please email programs@gomtcharleston.com.
*For any inquiries pertaining to setting up a volunteer event, volunteering opportunities, etc., please email volunteer@gomtcharleston.com.
(response to all inquiries is generally from Thursday-Monday)

 

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