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Mount Charleston, Las Vegas

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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 amazing place, where no one believes in a desert climate of Las Vegas as you can see snow. We rented a car for just one day, in our hotel and went toward the MOUNT CHARLESTON. All very simple and easy to reach. Upon arriving I was having a little precipitation of snow, or be anything dangerous. It was all very beautiful and different. I highly recommend this tour if you are with days available.
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  • This place is fantastic if you are looking for contact with nature in Vegas. I was at Lee Canyon ski resort in Mount Charleston, and is really fascinating!
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  • Well worth meeting Mount Charleston, is more or less 50 km from Las Vegas, super fast to get. At the end of the year is more beautiful with the snow.
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