Mount Charleston, Nevada

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Top Backpacking Spots in and near Mount Charleston

  • Mount Charleston, Nevada

    Trail Canyon in the Mt. Charleston Wilderness

    3.82 mi / 1588 ft gain
    THE TRAIL The Trail Canyon Trail is a 3.8 mile out-and-back moderately trafficked route located in the Mt. Charleston Wilderness located approximately 45 minutes northeast of Las Vegas, NV.  This difficult trail offers access to Mt. Charleston Peak, the western side of the Mummy Mountain Trail,...
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Hike to the Hidden Forest Cabin

    11.37 mi / 2110 ft gain
    Straddling the Mojave and Great Basin Deserts, the Desert National Wildlife Refuge protects a wide variety of ecosystems across a diverse landscape. The refuge was established in 1936 in order to provide habitat for the desert bighorn sheep and other desert wildlife. Today, it is the largest wild...
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Hike the Bowl of Fire in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness

    8 mi / 500 ft gain
    The Bowl of Fire, tucked away in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness, is made up of the same dramatic conglomerate as that of the Valley of Fire, only almost no-one stops to visit as they blitz by on Northshore Road in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.To get there take the Northshore Road 16 mil...
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