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Spring Mountains National Recreational Area

#2 of 3 things to do in Blue Diamond Features Animals
800 W. Blue Diamond Road, Blue Diamond, NV 89004
+1 702-875-4141
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Escaping Town

Less than a hour away in two different directions is the perfect escape from Las Vegas. Yes, two... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mike O
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Attraction Type: National / State Park Location: Located about 15 miles outside Las Vegas within the Red Rock Canyon Nat

I have been a few times. Very interesting history of owners from the 1800s right up to Howard... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
brent969
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Winter Haven, Florida
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An isolated mountain range in southern Nevada that ranks high among western U.S. mountain ranges in terms of wildlife and plant diversity.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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800 W. Blue Diamond Road, Blue Diamond, NV 89004
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Less than a hour away in two different directions is the perfect escape from Las Vegas. Yes, two different directions. This is a big area. The two most popular areas are Mt. Charleston and Blue Diamond. Mt. Charleston is more if alpine style environment and...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I have been a few times. Very interesting history of owners from the 1800s right up to Howard Hughes.

Thank brent969
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This is probably considered off roading, but the views were worth the drive. It's a great adventure and way to travel some back roads of Nevada.

Thank N B
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We visited the ranch her, nestled against the canyon, and got a tour of the house with a guide, and a tour of the rounds on our own. worth a visit.

Thank wdlander
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We spent one night in December 2016: with our 3 kids (1, 3 and 6 years old). It was Ok just to take some rest in the middle of a long trip. With this short experience these are the positive and the negative points. Positive...More

Thank Mimi G
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Less than 30 miles from Vegas. Scenic and cool at an election over 8000ft. View of the Nevada testing site. There's a resort hotel on 157 on the way up. It has a nice pool in front with fish and ducks. Also restrooms as there...More

Thank Keng L
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We decided to do a little hiking and ventured out to the Mt Charlston area in this National Recreation Area. It's about 50 miles north of Vegas off Highway 95 and clearly marked. We called into the very good Visitors Centre on the left which...More

Thank AustraliaBoo
Reviewed 20 August 2016

This place is AMAZING! You'd never know you were in the desert. 110 degrees in the valley, 80 at the Trail Canyon trailhead (7800 feet) and 65-70 at the saddle (9300 feet) at the height of the afternoon. We're talking fantastic day hiking, comparable to...More

Thank ILoveNationalParks
Reviewed 2 August 2016

I absolutely loved Spring Mountain! So many different hiking areas and such great views available. A must see! Great summer getaway as it is cooler in the mountains. Cathedral Rock was a great challenge

Thank Ali c
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Fletcher Canyon Trail was a great hike. It was 103 when we left Las Vegas. We drove 35-40 minutes outside the city and up Mt. Charleston. It was a cool 83 degrees in the pines at 7000 ft. It's a pretty rocky trail. Toward the...More

Thank Ron D
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