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Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
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Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead

The Fletcher Canyon Trailhead is located up in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area (also known as Mt. Charleston), about 45 minutes northwest of Las Vegas.

From town, drive out to the Spring Mountains Visitor Center (Table 1, Site 0726), then continue on Kyle Canyon Road for 1.7 miles to Fletcher Canyon Trailhead (Site 1003). Parking is on the left (south) side of the road.

Alternatively, from Deer Creek Road at Kyle Canyon Road (Site 0727), turn right onto Kyle Canyon Road and drive west for 0.5 miles to Fletcher Canyon Trailhead (Site 1003).

Link to Trailhead Map.

Fletcher Canyon Trailhead

The trailhead is marked by signs on the north side of the road and parking areas on the south side of the road. Park here; this is the trailhead parking. Be careful crossing the highway to the beginning of the trail.

Fletcher Canyon Trailhead provides access to Fletcher Canyon Trail and routes that lead to Fletcher Peak, Stanley B Spring, and other locations in lower Kyle Canyon.

Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Kyle Canyon Rd approaching Fletcher Canyon Trailhead (view W)
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Kyle Canyon Rd at Fletcher Canyon highway sign
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Kyle Canyon Rd at Fletcher Canyon Trailhead parking on left
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Parking on south side of Kyle Canyon Rd
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Parking on south side of Kyle Canyon Rd
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Trailhead (view from parking on south side of Kyle Canyon Rd)
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead information sign and trail
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead information sign
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead information sign and trail
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Kyle Canyon Rd at Fletcher Canyon Trailhead (view downhill; east)
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead
Fletcher Canyon Trailhead in 2009 before forest thinning
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Table 1. Highway Coordinates based on GPS Data (NAD27; UTM Zone 11S). Download Highway GPS Waypoints (*.gpx) file.

Site # Location Latitude (°N) Longitude (°W) UTM Easting UTM Northing Elevation (feet) Verified
0726 Spring Mountains Visitor Center 36.26303 115.61269 624580 4013810 6,932 Yes
0727 Kyle Canyon Rd (Hwy 157) at Deer Creek Rd (Hwy 158) 36.26431 115.60209 625575 4013970 6,800 Yes
1003 Fletcher Canyon Trailhead Parking 36.26341 115.61091 624784 4013859 6,945 GPS

Happy Hiking! All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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