Exploring the Spring Mountains

Photo The highest point is Mount Charleston, at 11,918 ft (3,633 m). The area around Mt. Charleston is protected in the Mount Charleston Wilderness. The U.S. Forest Service Spring Mountains Visitor Gateway opened May 30, 2015. Construction began in late 2012. The 4,300 acre Visitor Gateway in Kyle Canyon features extensive new parking areas, many …

Spring

Photo: La Primavera What we know about Spring: Spring is one of the four conventional temperate seasons, spring follows winter and preceding summer. When it is spring in the Northern Hemisphere, it will be autumn in the Southern Hemisphere and vice versa. At the spring equinox, days are approximately 12 hours long with day length …