A high desert with flowers and low bushes in the foreground and mountains in the background

The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area is part of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Better known to locals as Mount Charleston, it is located just 45 minutes from downtown Las Vegas and encompasses more than 316,000 acres of remarkable beauty and surprising diversity.

Enjoy snow-capped mountain peaks that are surrounded by desert and are home to over 50 sensitive plants and animals, some of which are found only in this special area and nowhere else in the world. The panoramic mountain range provides a quick getaway from the city.

Learn about Winter Recreation on the Spring Mountains

Contact us at:
4701 North Torrey Pines Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89130-2301
(702) 872-5486


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SMNRA Location Map

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