Hiking The Charleston Peak

The 11th most popular hiking trail in Nevada.

Northwest of Las Vegas in the Mount Charleston Wilderness Area, there are several great treks around Charleston Peak. The North Loop and the South Loop are each about 17 miles. These are challenging high altitude routes with steep and narrow trails.

To reach the hiking trailhead from Las Vegas, head north on US95 for 23 miles. Turn left heading west on SR157 for 17 miles to the trailhead parking area.

Overall, Charleston Peak is the 11th most popular hiking trail of all 20 hikes in Nevada.

Charleston Peak Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  HTNF (702) 873-8800; Nevada Tourism (800) NEVADA-8.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Nevada" from Bruce Grubbs

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.fed.us/htnf/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  7/11/2016

ID:  14198

Charleston Peak Hiking Map


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