Mount Charleston, Nevada

mount Charleston, nevada

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Mount Charleston is the highest mountain in both the Spring Mountains and Clark County, in Nevada, United States.

It is the eighth highest mountain in the state. Well separated from higher peaks by large, low basins, it is the most topographically prominent peak in Nevada, and the eighth most prominent peak in the contiguous United States.
It is located about 35 miles (56 km) northwest of Las Vegas within the Mount Charleston Wilderness, which is within the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

Mount Charleston is a year-round getaway for Las Vegas residents and visitors, with a number of hiking trails, a Resort, a nice restaurant, Cabins available for rent and a modest ski area, Mount Charleston makes a great getaway weekend.


The mountain, which is snow-capped more than half the year, can be seen from parts of the Las Vegas Strip when looking toward the west. Mount Charleston has nearly 200 camp sites and over 150 picnic areas, some of which are RV accessible.

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For the Hiking aficionados there are 51 miles of trails throughout the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area (Mt. Charleston).

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