Hiking Project Logo

Mt. Charleston

Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Weather Averages


High
 
Low
 
Precip
 
Days w/
 
J F M A M J J A S O N D

138 mi 222 km of trail 8 Recommended Routes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 4 Trails Intermediate Trails 36 Trails Hard Trails 5 Trails

Area suggestions or local tips? Tell us!
Hiking Project is built by hikers like you.
Share what you know about this area with the community.

Gems in Mt. Charleston - 1

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Gems

gem Favorite View from the top of Turtlepeak Mountain

Turtlepeak Mountain

(18) Summerl…, NV

Recommended Routes in Mt. Charleston - 8

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Recommended Routes

Favorite Spring colors in the desert canyons.
Intermediate/Difficult

Calico Tanks Trail

2.3 mi 3.7 km 390' Up 118.9 m Up 390' Down 118.75 m Down

Summerl…, NV
Favorite Spring in the desert sure is beautiful.
Intermediate

White Rock Loop

6.4 mi 10.3 km 1,138' Up 346.83 m Up 1,108' Down 337.68 m Down

Summerl…, NV
Favorite Beginning part of the trail going up.
Difficult

Griffith Peak

9.8 mi 15.7 km 3,390' Up 1033.23 m Up 3,398' Down 1035.77 m Down

Pahrump, NV
Favorite Spring in the desert sure is beautiful.
Intermediate

Grand Circle Loop

11.8 mi 19.0 km 1,578' Up 481.07 m Up 1,576' Down 480.5 m Down

Summerl…, NV
Favorite Great overlooks as it levels off for a bit.
Intermediate/Difficult

Trail Canyon to Charleston Peak Out-and-Back

16.4 mi 26.5 km 4,981' Up 1518.32 m Up 4,977' Down 1517.14 m Down

Pahrump, NV
Favorite Views from the ridgeline of Cold Creek Canyon.
Intermediate/Difficult

Bonanza Peak Out and Back

9.2 mi 14.7 km 2,826' Up 861.37 m Up 2,825' Down 861.19 m Down

Pahrump, NV
Favorite Charleston park
Intermediate/Difficult

Deer Creek-Catch Pen Loop (DCCP Loop)

13.4 mi 21.6 km 2,555' Up 778.88 m Up 2,554' Down 778.42 m Down

Pahrump, NV
Favorite Mt. Charleston Peak from the top of Mummy's Toe.
Very Difficult

Mummy's Toe

8.0 mi 12.9 km 2,648' Up 807.24 m Up 2,648' Down 807.03 m Down

Pahrump, NV

Trails in Mt. Charleston - 37

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Trails

3.3 mi 5.3 km #1Kraft Mountain Loop
Difficult
Summerlin South, NV
Difficult
Summerlin South, NV 38 
2.2 mi 3.5 km #2Turtlehead Mountain Trail
Difficult
Summerlin South, NV
Difficult
Summerlin South, NV 35 
1.2 mi 1.9 km #3Ice Box Canyon
Intermediate/Difficult
Summerlin South, NV
Intermediate/Difficult
Summerlin South, NV 34 
1.6 mi 2.7 km #4Mary Jane Falls Trail
Intermediate
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate
Pahrump, NV 21 
1.3 mi 2.2 km #5Cathedral Rock Trail
Intermediate
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate
Pahrump, NV 25 
1.0 mi 1.6 km #6Giant's Mile
Very Difficult
Summerlin South, NV
Very Difficult
Summerlin South, NV
2.5 mi 4.0 km #7Upper Bristlecone Trail
Intermediate
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate
Pahrump, NV 11 
2.6 mi 4.2 km #8Calico Hills
Intermediate
Summerlin South, NV
Intermediate
Summerlin South, NV
0.9 mi 1.5 km #9Calico Hills: Adventure Route
Intermediate/Difficult
Summerlin South, NV
Intermediate/Difficult
Summerlin South, NV
1.7 mi 2.7 km #10Mack's Peak
Difficult
Pahrump, NV
Difficult
Pahrump, NV
8.6 mi 13.8 km #11Charleston Peak Trail South Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate/Difficult
Pahrump, NV
1.8 mi 2.9 km #12Fletcher Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate
Pahrump, NV 12 
14.1 mi 22.6 km #13Bonanza Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate/Difficult
Pahrump, NV
2.1 mi 3.4 km #14Trail Canyon
Intermediate/Difficult
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate/Difficult
Pahrump, NV
1.2 mi 2.0 km #15La Madre Spring
Intermediate
Summerlin South, NV
Intermediate
Summerlin South, NV 12 
1.0 mi 1.7 km #16Keystone Thrust
Intermediate
Summerlin South, NV
Intermediate
Summerlin South, NV
10.6 mi 17.1 km #17Twilight Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Summerlin South, NV
Intermediate/Difficult
Summerlin South, NV
4.2 mi 6.7 km #18Charleston Peak Trail North Loop
Intermediate
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate
Pahrump, NV
5.3 mi 8.5 km #19Lower ShowGirl
Intermediate
Summerlin South, NV
Intermediate
Summerlin South, NV
4.1 mi 6.6 km #20Tin Can Alley
Intermediate
Pahrump, NV
Intermediate
Pahrump, NV

Photos of Mt. Charleston - 142

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Photos

Spring in the desert sure is beautiful.
Apr 19, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
View from the top of Turtlepeak Mountain
Dec 3, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
View from trail on the way up to Turtlehead Mountain.  Approx 3/4 of way up at this point.
Dec 2, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
The view looking southwest from near the high point on the White Rock Loop is just gorgeous.
Mar 29, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
Nearly the top of Turtlepeak Mountain.
Dec 3, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
Spring colors in the desert canyons.
Apr 23, 2017 near Summerl…, NV
Foliage on the trail.
Oct 13, 2016 near Summerl…, NV
Just some unnecessary stemming during our hike
Jan 28, 2019 near Summerl…, NV