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 10th most popular hiking trail of all 20 hikes in Nevada.