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Spring Mountains Visitor Center

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Stopped in to see this little gem

Well thought out small museum. Whoever laid it out used a lot of thought and appeared to be... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2018
davidb12017
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Listen to the Rangers Warning Regarding the Weather!

My family & I stopped at the visitor center prior to taking a hike on July 31st. The rangers were... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
chibearbob
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Oak Park, Illinois
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2525 Kyle Canyon Rd, At first roundabout on SR 157 just before Mount Charleston Resort., Mount Charleston, NV 89124-9308
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Reviewed October 27, 2018

Well thought out small museum. Whoever laid it out used a lot of thought and appeared to be sensitive to the Paiutes who call this native land. Great information about the geology and flora, along with a very meaningful Cold War memorial.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

My family & I stopped at the visitor center prior to taking a hike on July 31st. The rangers were helpful in guiding us to a nice hiking trail. They also warned us about the possibility of storms that day and advised us to take...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018

This visitors center was right next to where we were staying so why not check it out. What a fantastic place. Nice pathways and well laid-out too. The main reason I wanted to stop in here was from the monument to the Heros of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

Beautiful visitor center-many interesting, VERY CREATIVE displays! The signage out front and the trails were a nice nature walk.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

I am a Las Vegas local. I have been introducing friends to the Spring Mountains Visitor Center for the past couple years now. It's a great place to stop before a hike. I needed to stop there today to get a new Mt Charleston hiking...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Nicest state run facility I’ve ever been too. Best views and both employees were very helpful. Cleanest bathrooms I’ve ever been in! Stock up on your gatorade from their mini fridge and head out on their trails after you take a map at the counter,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

The US Forest Service’s visitor center is well worth the drive & your time. It is in a beautiful location and provides you with the complete social, historical & ecological foundation of the Spring Mountains. It is one of the most complete visitor centers I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Look up for a polarised light diorama around the visitor centre. Helpful staff will recommend places to walk. Some good gifts too.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Y8215WKtimb
Reviewed December 7, 2017

Excellent facility. Has a lot of very basic science stuff about the area that is presented in an appealing format. (It's probably not basic to most, but I'm a retired science type.) We appreciated the monument devoted to the downed Cold War aircraft. Nice gift...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank lesj835
Reviewed October 4, 2017

This visitor center is a great place to stop & get an overview of both pre-historic & recent events in the surrounding area. They have a nice display explaining the local indigenous animals, plants & geology and a charming gift shop. Be sure to wander...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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