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This is likely a great time to hike this trail!  Check out "Prefered" months below, keep in mind this is an estimate.

South Loop Charleston Peak Trail, NV

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Difficulty 5 of 5
Distance One Way 8.25 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,605 feet
Elevation Gain 4,278 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 22.51
Interest Seasonal Waterfall & Peak
Photos Viewed All Mine Following
26  2020-09-26
Charleston Peak from Trail Canyon
John9L
49  2020-06-14
Charleston Peak - Las Vegas
DixieFlyer
26  2019-06-19 Jim_H
12  2018-10-17 LindaAnn
4  2018-06-22 toddak
35  2017-06-24
Charleston Peak Loop
BiFrost
12  2012-08-03 VolcanoCLMBR
18  2011-09-03 sbkelley
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Preferred   Jul, Aug, Jun, Sep
Sun  5:35am - 5:31pm
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Overview: This trail provides "easy" access to 2 of Southern Nevada's highest peaks - Charleston and Griffith Peaks. A lot of effort is needed to make the climb, but the trail is a good one and the views from the top are well worth it. Can be hiked as an out-and-back or a loop by connecting with one of several other trails.

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This is a difficult hike. Arrive fit and prepared or this could get ugly.





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2011-08-31

    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

    Permit $$
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    Paved - Car Okay

    To hike
    From Las Vegas, drive north on I-95. Turn west (left) on NV-157/Lee Canyon Road. Drive past the FS visitor's center and continue on Lee Canyon Road until it makes a big hairpin turn to the left. This turn is signed, follow the sign for South Loop Trail. Either park at the Cathedral Rock trail head for free or drive up to the picnic area and pay to park in the lot nearer the South Loop trail head. If you park in the free parking, just walk a few hundred meters up the road to the trail head.

    Be sure to verify the time the gate gets locked if you park in the picnic area, or you might spend an unexpected night in your car.
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