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Summary

Hilltop Campground is situated in the beautiful Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, 40 miles from Las Vegas. Visitors can enjoy the stunning scenery and diverse wildlife, including the rare Mount Charleston blue butterfly, along with outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback riding, rock climbing and more. Facilities at the campground include some sites with stairs to the campsite, picnic tables, campfire rings, grills and vault toilets.

Overview

Hilltop Campground is set in the beautiful Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, just 40 miles from downtown Las Vegas. Visitors enjoy hiking, horseback riding and scenic driving in this forested desert oasis.

Recreation

The North Loop-Mt. Charleston National Recreation Trail begins only 1/4-mile away. Robber's Roost and the CCC Trailhead are located nearby as well. The Spring Mountains Visitor Center is a short drive from the campground, offering guided hikes and educational programs.

Facilities

The campground offers single and double campsites, all with picnic tables, campfire rings and grills. Some sites have stairs from the parking spur to the campsite.


Vault toilets and trash collection are provided. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

Natural Features

The Spring Mountains National Recreation Area is a beautiful island in the desert, brimming with breathtaking scenery and diverse flora and fauna. The Bristlecone pine, the world's oldest organism, and the rare Mount Charleston blue butterfly are both found within the Spring Mountains.

More than 100 springs create the namesake for the mountain range, making it an ideal place to escape the heat of the city.

The campground is situated so campers are awarded sweeping views of the Mojave Desert below and Spring Mountains above. Stands of juniper, mountain mahogany and ponderosa pine forest the site and provide limited shade.

Nearby Attractions

More than 60 miles of hiking and horseback riding trails crisscross the area; two trails allow mountain biking. Rock climbing, picnicking and scenic driving are popular activities.
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