Mt. Charleston

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Where can I cool off when Vegas is just too darned hot?

Mt. Charleston

Mount Charleston, about 30 minutes northwest of Las Vegas, is a winter sports paradise with skiing and snowboarding. But in the summertime it's a Mecca for outdoor enthusiasts, too. At 12,000 feet, it's also a great place to cool off when the Vegas heat gets to be too much. You'll find seven campgrounds in the area, and hiking trails for all abilities, from paved trails that can accommodate the disabled to the most rigorous trails. There are several picnic areas scattered around the park area, too. The campgrounds are all part of the U.S. Forest Service, and you can make reservations by calling 1-800-280-CAMP.

   

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