Mt. Charleston Camping and Hiking 

CAMPING IN MT. CHARLESTON

Mt. Charleston offers cool and relaxing camping in beautiful forested campgrounds. For camping information, please contact: 1-877-444-6777 or 702-872-5577 / www.reserveusa.com

 
HIKING IN MT. CHARLESTON

 

EASIER HIKING TRAILS OF MT. CHARLESTON

"Fragrant ponderosa pines, ancient bristlecone trees, scampering squirrels, lyrical songbirds, and colorful wildflowers are just a few of the experiences that await your discovery..."

FLETCHER CANYON
Trailhead: North side of Hwy 157-marked 
Distance: 4 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 2,550 feet
Time: 2 hours

MARYJANE FALLS
Trailhead: End of Echo road-Mary Jane parking lot 
Distance: 2.4 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 900 feet
Time: 2 hours

BIG FALLS
Trailhead: Mary Jane Falls parking lot
Distance: 3.5 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 800 feet
Time: 2 hours

TRAIL CANYON
Trailhead: End of Echo road
Distance: 4 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 1,623 feet
Time: 2 hours

ECHO CAVE
Trailhead: Cathedral Rock Picnic Area 
Distance: 3 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 400 feet
Time: 2 hours

ROBBER'S ROOST
Trailhead: 3.2 miles north on Hwy 158, park on right. Trail on left.
Distance: 1/2 mile round trip
Elevation Gain: 200 feet
Time: 30 minutes

BRISTLECONE TRAIL
Trailhead: End of Lee Canyon, Hwy 156, Ski area parking lot
Distance: 5 miles closed loop
Elevation Gain: 600 feet
Time: 4 hours

PLEASE NOTE: High elevations are harmful to some people. If there is any doubt, check with your physician before hiking. All information is complimentary and deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. For more complete information or additional questions, contact the U.S. Forest Service.


MODERATE HIKING TRAILS OF MT. CHARLESTON

CATHEDRAL ROCK

Trailhead: Cathedral Rock picnic area
Distance: 3 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 1,000 feet
Time: 3 hours

MUMMY SPRINGS
Trailhead: Junction off North Loop Trail on Hwy 158
Distance: 7 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 1,100 feet
Time: 2 hours

SOUTH SISTER
Trailhead: End of Mack's Canyon Road 
Distance: 6 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 1,482 feet
Time: 5 hours

MACK'S PEAK
Trailhead: End of Mack's Canyon Road
Distance: 6 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 1,177 feet
Time: 5 hours

 

PLEASE NOTE: High elevations are harmful to some people. If there is any doubt, check with your physician before hiking. All information is complimentary and deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. For more complete information or additional questions, contact the U.S. Forest Service.


DIFFICULT HIKING TRAILS OF MT CHARLESTON

GRIFFITH PEAK I

Trailhead: End of Harris Springs Road
Distance: 10 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 2,656 feet

Time: 8 hours 


GRIFFITH PEAK II

Trailhead: Cathedral Rock Picnic Area
Distance: 9.5 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 3,470 feet
Time: 7 hours 

CHARLESTON PEAK - SOUTH LOOP
Trailhead: Cathedral Rock Picnic Area 
Distance: 17 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 4,190 feet
Time: 12 hours 

FLETCHER PEAK
Trailhead: 3.2 miles north on Hwy 158
Distance: 6.5 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 2,544 feet
Time: 5 hours 

MUMMY MOUNTAIN
Trailhead: North Loop - Deer Creek
Distance: 11 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 3,142 feet
Time: 9 hours 

CHARLESTON PEAK - NORTH LOOP
Trailhead: Trail Canyon
Distance: 16 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 4,213 feet
Time: All day

 

PLEASE NOTE: High elevations are harmful to some people. If there is any doubt, check with your physician before hiking. All information is complimentary and deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. For more complete information or additional questions, contact the U.S. Forest Service