Best trails in Mount Charleston Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Mount Charleston Wilderness, Nevada? AllTrails has 17 great hiking trails, trail running trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 10 hard trails in Mount Charleston Wilderness ranging from 6 to 50.5 km and from 1,845 to 3,630 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Mary Jane Falls Trail
Mount Charleston Wilderness
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Length: 5.0 km • Est. 1 h 55 m
Due to COVID shelter in place closures, you will need to park 3/4 mile away from the regular parking lot and walk in. People parking too close have been receiving tickets, so be conscious of where youShow more
#2 - Fletcher Canyon
Mount Charleston Wilderness
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Length: 6.8 km • Est. 2 h 31 m
When you think the trail ends...it doesn't. Great hike. Goes from easy to moderate once you pass the "finish".Show more
#3 - Big Falls Trail
Mount Charleston Wilderness
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Length: 5.5 km • Est. 2 h
NOTE: As of April 2020, parking lot to the trailhead is closed. Please check the park website for more information. Offline map is recommended. Users have reported that the dry creek bed can be tricShow more
#4 - Trail Canyon Trail
Mount Charleston Wilderness
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Length: 6.3 km • Est. 2 h 38 m
NOTE: The parking lot to Trail Canyon and Mary Jane Falls is closed off during the winter. The hike starts at Trail Canyon trailhead. The trail weaves through aspens and climbs steadily to the intersShow more
#5 - Charleston Peak South Trail
Mount Charleston Wilderness
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Length: 25.9 km • Est. 9 h 47 m
The South Loop Trail starts off at an easy pace as it heads SW. The grade increases rapidly as the trail turns easterly and passes to the east of Echo Cliffs. As the trail turns back SW, it passes thrShow more
#6 - Fletcher Peak
Mount Charleston Wilderness
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Length: 10.0 km • Est. 3 h 31 m
Fletcher Peak is a 10.0 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mount Charleston, Nevada that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily uShow more
#7 - Cave Spring via Trail Canyon
Mount Charleston Wilderness
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Length: 7.6 km • Est. 3 h 14 m
Cave Spring via Trail Canyon is a 7.6 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Mount Charleston, Nevada that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trailShow more
#8 - Mount Charleston North to South via Trail Canyon
Mount Charleston Wilderness
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Length: 26.7 km • Est. 10 h 7 m
Connecting route between Charleston South Loop to the North Loop trail, taking the Trail Canyon trail back down instead of having to hike all the way over to the North loop trailhead. This way you canShow more
#9 - Mt. Charleston via Deer Creek Trail
Mount Charleston Wilderness
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Length: 23.7 km • Est. 9 h 38 m
Mount Charleston is the highest summit in southern Nevada. The hike is all trail (no cross country) and is difficult. The hike passes by a 3,000 year old bristlecone pine. The trail starts off at an Show more
#10 - Wheeler Pass OHV Trail
Mount Charleston Wilderness
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Length: 50.5 km
Wheeler Pass OHV Trail is a 50.5 kilometer lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Indian Springs, Nevada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail is prShow more
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