Description: Mt. Charleston is 35 miles (56 kilometers) from Las Vegas with its highest elevation at 11,918 feet (3,615 meters). An average of 20 to 30 degrees cooler than Las Vegas, Mt. Charleston is perfect for skiing, picnicking, hiking and horseback riding. In addition to year-round hotel accommodations and tours, full-service camping is also available from May through September.
Location: 35 miles west of Las Vegas
Contact: For information, call (702) 873-8800.
Activities at Mount Charleston: skiing, picnicking, hiking and horseback riding