Mount Charleston

Type: Outdoor Activities, Parks, Skiing

Map / Directions 10Best Says

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 30 minutes from downtown Las Vegas and...  Read More

Map / Directions Hours:

  • Daily 24hrs

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Free

  • Parks: "A brand-new visitor center recently opened in Kyle Canyon, and in addition to information about the area, it also houses a Cold War Memorial. The memorial includes the propeller recovered from a government plane that crashed on Mt. Charleston in 1955 while en route to Area 51."
  • Best for Parks Because: Mount Charleston provides a cool escape in the summer and snow play in the summer.

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