Hiking The Spring Mountain Divide Trail
The 5th most popular hiking trail in Nevada.
Wednesday 10 August 2016 03:31 GMT
Northwest of Las Vegas in the Mount Charleston Wilderness Area, the Spring Mountain Divide Trail follows an awesome ridge line for 13.5 miles with 6,500 feet of climbing. To reach the hiking trailhead from Las Vegas, head north on US95 for 22 miles. Turn left on SR156. The parking area is accessed by a dirt road located 100 north of the McWilliams Campground entrance on State Route 156. Walk south up State Route 156 to return to the upper parking lot of the ski area.
Trail Access: Take State Route 156 south to where it ends in the upper parking lot of Lee Canyon Ski Area. The trail is located to the left, at the end of the parking lot.
Overall, Spring Mountain Divide Trail is the 5th most popular hiking trail of all 20 hikes in Nevada. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Spring Mountain Divide Trail including Scenic Loop Trails, Twin River Canyon Loop, Bristlecone Pine Trail, White Domes, Toiyabe Crest Trail, Charleston Peak and Boundary Peak Trail.