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Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Las Vegas, NV 89004
+1 702-875-4141
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Located next to Red Rock Canyon, this perfect picnic area is the grounds of what once was a ranch house owned by billionaire Howard Hughes.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“picnic area” (12 reviews)
“howard hughes” (11 reviews)
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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Las Vegas, NV 89004
+1 702-875-4141
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

We stopped in after going through Red Rocks Canyon. Had no idea what to expect. Found the ranch and took the guided tour. Glad we did. The tour guide was very informative. Wish we had more time to explore the trails. Maybe next time.

Thank Hawkshoe
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

It's been a while since we've been here because it's such a long drive out compared to red rock, but it is extra beautiful and they have outdoor plays sometimes.

Thank McKenzie S
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Historic ranch house on state park lands about 15 miles out of Las Vegas in the Red Rock Mountains. Great hiking & scenery around the area with temps generally least 10 degrees cooler than LV. Volunteer docents are available for free informative tours inside the...More

Thank takatrp
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit, but I guess I'm spoiled by our free state parks in Missouri. While it was very nice, it wasn't big enough or full of enough features to justify the admission fee. My favorite part was seeing the wild burros. The gate...More

Thank BethClayton
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Spent half a day here and toured the home which the park service now owns. ALOT happened here!! A beautiful place to visit and a beautiful place to eat a picnic lunch. We did a short hike around the property. Take the tour through the...More

Thank BonnieLee77
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This might be our new favorite place. We love taking the ranger guided hikes, some at night when the park is closed so it's really cool. The hikes are not real hard, very scenic and very quiet. Our dogs are always welcome as long as...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We took the guided hike last night- beautiful night was hoping to see Lyrid Meteor shower but too early- Dave was a great guide and we had about 25 people on the hike we did the Sandstone Canyon Loop & around Lake Harriet Loop- Dave...More

1  Thank Tully2424
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We visited here on a Friday morning with family. The ranch is located next to Red Rocks Canyon, is easy to access and has ample parking. There are several hiking trails with very nice desert scenery. The ranch house has some interesting history - owned...More

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This beautiful state park is very close to red rock canyon but much less crowded. It has beautiful views with hikes of varying difficulty and lengths to satisfy all abilities. There are lots of picnic tables and charcoal grills available so that you can enjoy...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Came upon this by accident after visiting Red Rock Canyon. What a beautiful site with spectacular views of the mountains. There is history in this park so worth it to go to the ranch house for the short tour to get a flavor of how...More

2  Thank yogamom13
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Claudette M
29 December 2016|
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Response from TrudiC44 | Reviewed this property |
While visiting Valley of Fire earlier this month (December '16) we observed 2 weddings taking place there.
4 June 2016|
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Response from Janet N | Reviewed this property |
No there is no camping there. In fact the park closes at 4:30 pm
3 May 2016|
Response from Donna S | Reviewed this property |
No but it is beautiful to stroll around.