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Spring Mountain Ranch State Park
Type: Countryside, Day Trips, Family Friendly, Farms / Ranches, Historic Sites, Outdoor Activities, Parks, Relaxing, Romantic
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park is a small oasis in the dry Mojave Desert. It's just a short drive down the road from Red Rock Canyon and is about 40 minutes from the Strip. The grounds are dotted... Read More
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park is a small oasis in the dry Mojave Desert. It's just a short drive down the road from Red Rock Canyon and is about 40 minutes from the Strip. The grounds are dotted with historic buildings, some dating to the 1860s. Grassy meadows, trees from a former orchard, and hiking trails surround the main ranch house. Picnic areas offer visitors a place to enjoy lunch, and in summer there are outdoor plays in the evenings in one of the meadows. The dramatic Wilson Cliffs offer a backdrop of vertical sandstone that will have you snapping away with your camera. A red one-story ranch house is the centerpiece of the park, and it has a fascinating history that includes Howard Hughes. The interior has been preserved and acts as a visitor center. Guided tours are available, and docents are on hand to answer questions.
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- Hours May Vary Seasonally
Entry Per Vehicle $10
- Romantic Things to Do: "Spring Mountain Ranch is just down the highway from the majestic Red Rock Canyon, where you can do some additional sight-seeing. A 13-mile scenic loop lets you see the area from your car, or you can take one of many hikes."
- Parks: "During the summer, musicals are performed several nights of the week on a stage in a large meadow. At the Super Summer Theater, chair rentals and a concession stand are available, but guests can bring their own food and drinks, including alcohol."