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Nevada’s Spring Mountains

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The highest point is Mount Charleston, at 11,918 feet (3,633 meters). The area around Mt. Charleston is protected in the Mount Charleston Wilderness.

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The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, also known as Mount Charleston, offers opportunities for year-round fun. When you visit, learn about the area by stopping by our Visitor Center, join an interpretative program put on by a naturalist, or volunteer to conserve the forest environment and visitors
http://www.gomtcharleston.com
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http://www.hikinglasvegas.com/mt-charleston.html
http://www.birdandhike.com/Areas/MtChar_Area/_MtC_Area.htm
http://www.birdandhike.com/Hike/Mt_Char/MJ_Falls/_Mary_Jane.htm
http://www.yelp.com/biz/spring-mountain-national-recreation-area-las-vegas
http://www.clarkcountynv.gov/Depts/newsletters/districtc/Pages/BrownDistrictCSpringNewsletter2015.aspx#spring4
http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/htnf/about-forest/offices/?cid=fsm9_026952
http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprdb5370797.pdf

Headlines
http://www.reviewjournal.com/opinion/columns-blogs/trip-the-week/gateway-greets-visitors-spring-mountains
http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-las-vegas-day-trip-thats-totally-wild-1453404281
After $55M in upgrades, Mount Charleston has fewer camp sites
5,200 acres protected for endangered Mount Charleston blue butterfly
http://www.news3lv.com/content/news/story/Nature-and-history-of-Mount-Charleston-on-display/41RiW2DgnUqq92kVdPdp_Q.cspx
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/las-vegas/50m-visitor-gateway-mount-charleston-opens-saturday-photos

Where to stay
Mount Charleston Lodge is located at the end of Kyle Canyon Rd/SR 157, with rustic lodging in 23 log cabins and a scenic restaurant & lounge serving breakfast,lunch and dinner daily. http://www.mtcharlestonlodge.com The Resort on Mt Charleston is a rustic and relaxing pet friendly property in mid-Kyle Canyon with hotel rooms, a lounge, restaurant, and banquet facilities. mtcharlestonresort.com

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Visitor Gateway
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 miles of trail systems, educational facilities, picnicking facilities, shade shelters, several amphitheaters, interpretive displays and information, a Cold War memorial, bookstore, way-finding information, staff to assist visitors with questions and provide information about the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, and a visitors’ center building. The complex is located on Highway 157 at milepost 5.1 near Mt. Charleston, inside the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, a part of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

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