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124 mi 199 km of trail 8 Featured Hikes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 16 Trails Intermediate Trails 19 Trails Hard Trails 4 Trails

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Favorite Spring colors in the desert canyons.

Calico Tanks Trail

2.3 mi 3.7 km • Out and Back • 390 ft Ascent 118.9 m Ascent

Singletrack Summerlin South, NV

( 40 )
Favorite Spring in the desert sure is beautiful.

White Rock Loop

6.4 mi 10.3 km • Loop • 1,138 ft Ascent 346.83 m Ascent

Singletrack Summerlin South, NV

( 37 )
Favorite Beginning part of the trail going up.

Griffith Peak

9.8 mi 15.7 km • Out and Back • 3,390 ft Ascent 1033.23 m Ascent

Singletrack Pahrump, NV

( 21 )
Favorite Spring in the desert sure is beautiful.

Grand Circle Loop

11.8 mi 19.0 km • Loop • 1,578 ft Ascent 481.07 m Ascent

Singletrack Summerlin South, NV

( 13 )
Favorite Great overlooks as it levels off for a bit.

Trail Canyon to Charleston Peak Out-and-Back

16.4 mi 26.5 km • Out and Back • 4,981 ft Ascent 1518.32 m Ascent

Singletrack Pahrump, NV

( 8 )
Favorite Views from the ridgeline of Cold Creek Canyon.

Bonanza Peak Out and Back

9.2 mi 14.7 km • Loop • 2,826 ft Ascent 861.37 m Ascent

Singletrack Pahrump, NV

( 3 )
Favorite Mummy's Toe from the North Loop Trail.

Mummy's Toe

8.0 mi 12.9 km • Out and Back • 2,648 ft Ascent 807.24 m Ascent

Singletrack Pahrump, NV

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Trails in Mt. Charleston - 31

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3.3 mi 5.3 km #1 Kraft Mountain Loop
Summerlin South, NV
3.3 mi 5.3 km Summerlin South, NV
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2.2 mi 3.5 km #2 Turtlehead Mountain Trail
Summerlin South, NV
2.2 mi 3.5 km Summerlin South, NV
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Tough hike. Loose ground, sharp limestone take your time coming down, make sure to find good feet.
43 days ago
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1.2 mi 1.9 km #3 Ice Box Canyon
Summerlin South, NV
1.2 mi 1.9 km Summerlin South, NV
Unknown
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30 
1.6 mi 2.7 km #4 Mary Jane Falls Trail
Pahrump, NV
1.6 mi 2.7 km Pahrump, NV
All Clear
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Snowy, Mostly Dry, Some Mud - Be careful when you get to the falls. We saw rocks and ice falling and almost injure some hikers!
54 days ago
18 
1.3 mi 2.2 km #5 Cathedral Rock Trail
Pahrump, NV
1.3 mi 2.2 km Pahrump, NV
All Clear
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98 days ago
19 
1.0 mi 1.6 km #6 Giant's Mile
Summerlin South, NV
1.0 mi 1.6 km Summerlin South, NV
Unknown
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2.5 mi 4.0 km #7 Upper Bristlecone Trail
Pahrump, NV
2.5 mi 4.0 km Pahrump, NV
Unknown
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2.6 mi 4.2 km #8 Calico Hills
Summerlin South, NV
2.6 mi 4.2 km Summerlin South, NV
Unknown
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0.9 mi 1.5 km #9 Calico Hills: Adventure Route
Summerlin South, NV
0.9 mi 1.5 km Summerlin South, NV
Unknown
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8.6 mi 13.8 km #10 Charleston Peak Trail South Loop
Pahrump, NV
8.6 mi 13.8 km Pahrump, NV
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Some Mud, Fallen Trees: We descended the peak via the South 7/9. Little bit muddy and some minor snow. Not recommended, because the dead trees.
7 days ago
1.8 mi 2.9 km #11 Fletcher Canyon Trail
Pahrump, NV
1.8 mi 2.9 km Pahrump, NV
Minor Issues
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Snowy - Last 1/4 mile at the top is still snowy. Took a second to find the trail.
97 days ago
2.1 mi 3.4 km #12 Trail Canyon
Pahrump, NV
2.1 mi 3.4 km Pahrump, NV
All Clear
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Dry
9 days ago
1.2 mi 2.0 km #13 La Madre Spring
Summerlin South, NV
1.2 mi 2.0 km Summerlin South, NV
All Clear
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85 days ago
11 
14.1 mi 22.6 km #14 Bonanza Trail
Pahrump, NV
14.1 mi 22.6 km Pahrump, NV
Unknown
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10.6 mi 17.1 km #15 Twilight Loop
Summerlin South, NV
10.6 mi 17.1 km Summerlin South, NV
Unknown
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4.2 mi 6.7 km #16 Charleston Peak Trail North Loop
Pahrump, NV
4.2 mi 6.7 km Pahrump, NV
Bad / Closed
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Snowy, Icy - Without crampons, the trail becomes impassable with about 1.6 miles left to the top.
21 days ago
1.0 mi 1.7 km #17 Keystone Thrust
Summerlin South, NV
1.0 mi 1.7 km Summerlin South, NV
Unknown
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5.3 mi 8.5 km #18 Lower ShowGirl
Summerlin South, NV
5.3 mi 8.5 km Summerlin South, NV
Unknown
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4.1 mi 6.6 km #19 Tin Can Alley
Pahrump, NV
4.1 mi 6.6 km Pahrump, NV
Unknown
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3.1 mi 4.9 km #20 Lower Bristlecone Trail
Pahrump, NV
3.1 mi 4.9 km Pahrump, NV
Unknown
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