The HotelMultiple camping options are available in the more than 316,000 acres of remarkable beauty and surprising diversity. Part of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, known to locals as Mount Charleston, the SMNRA is located just 30 minutes from downtown Las Vegas. Enjoy snow-capped mountain peaks surrounded by hardy desert and home to 58 sensitive plants and animals found only in this special area. Recreation opportunities include hiking, camping, climbing, skiing, sightseeing, bird-watching, and more. Information Center is open June through August 9am - 5pm, September through May 10am - 4pm.