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Mount Charleston, Las Vegas

Categories: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 950+ reviews on the web
Escape to Mount Charleston for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and camping just outside of Sin City. At 3,632 m (11, 918 ft) tall, summiting the mountain provides spectacular views of downtown Las Vegas and the surrounding area all the way to California and Utah. Hike the trails through bristlecone pine forests, and enjoy the sight of limestone cliffs and wildflowers. Trail options vary in difficulty. Two trails are available for mountain biking, and most are suitable for exploring on horseback. In the winter, trails are used for guided snowshoe hikes. The site offers interpretive programs most of the year, plus popular night hikes and art workshops. Make Mount Charleston a part of your Las Vegas vacation plans using our Las Vegas vacation planner.
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  • An hour or so north of Las Vegas, Mount Charleston is the highest peak in the beautiful Spring Mountains at 11,916 feet (3632m) and offers a cool break from the heat and crowds of Las Vegas. In fact, ...  read more »
  • Beautiful mountains and with it being so close to Vegas you feel like you are a million miles away from the city! 
  • 35 ° from Las Vegas: 18 ° enb arriving there. It's good of to refresh and above all, it's beautiful.
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  • This was the first time visiting. It certainly won't be my last. A great place to get out of the heat. Tons oh hiking trails. Easy to moderate to hard. 30° difference from the valley below.
  • Quick escape from the valley heat!
  • Great way to escape the heat and crowds of Vegas. while it was 117 in Vegas, was 77 up here. Great trails and beautiful views.
  • Really nice for watching Metor showers
  • This place has changed since, I was in high school but it still rocks
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