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Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
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Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead sign at entrance to parking

The Mary Jane Falls Trailhead is located up in the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area (also known as Mt. Charleston), about 1 hour northwest of Las Vegas.

From town, drive out to the Spring Mountains. From the Spring Mountains Visitor Center (Table 1, Site 0726), continue west on Kyle Canyon Road for 2.1 miles to Echo Road (Site 0733). Stay to the right onto Echo Road, which is the first paved road to the right past the Old Town Fire Station. For drivers who miss the turn, Kyle Canyon Road continues to the left around a big hairpin turn and continues up to the lodge.

Link to Trailhead Map.

Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead

On Echo Road, drive northwest for 0.35 miles to Mary Jane Falls Road, a dirt road to the left (Site 0734). In a passenger vehicle, turn left onto Mary Jane Falls Road. In an RV or if towing a trailer, continue on Echo Road to Trail Canyon Trailhead parking.

Turning left onto Mary Jane Falls Road, pass Echo Well Pump Station #3 on the left and Trail Canyon Trailhead parking on the right. Drive west for about 0.25 miles to the parking area at the end of the road (Site 0541). Park here; this is the trailhead. If the parking lot is full, parking is permitted on the north edge of the access road.

Mary Jane Falls Trailhead provides access to Mary Jane Falls Trail, Big Falls Trail, and various other routes up the canyon and into the high country.

Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Kyle Canyon Road at Echo Road turnoff (view W)
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Highway sign at Kyle Canyon Road -- Echo Road turnoff
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Highway sign on Echo Road near MJF turnoff (view NW)
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Echo Road at Mary Jane Falls access road turnoff (view NW)
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Note sign: No trailers or RVs on Mary Jane Falls Access Road
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Sign: No trailers or RVs on Mary Jane Falls Access Road
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Mary Jane Falls Access Road at Echo Well #3 (on left)
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Mary Jane Falls Access Road (parallel parking on right only)
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Mary Jane Falls Access Road approaching parking area
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Mary Jane Falls, entering the parking area
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Parallel parking against the center fence
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Angle parking on the edge of the parking area
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Restroom at start of trail
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Restroom at start of trail
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Busy summer weekend
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Busy summer weekend
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Information kiosk and bench
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Beginning of Mary Jane Falls Trail
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead in early 2012
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead
Mary Jane Falls Trailhead in 2002

Table 1. Highway Coordinates (NAD27; UTM Zone 11S). Download Highway GPS Waypoints (*.gpx) file.

Site # Location Latitude (°N) Longitude (°W) UTM Easting UTM Northing Elevation (feet) Verified
0541 Mary Jane Falls Trailhead 36.26711 115.66154 620230 4014205 7,825 Yes
0726 Spring Mountains Visitor Center 36.26300 115.61319 624580 4013810 6,932 Yes
0733 Kyle Canyon Road at Echo Road 36.26208 115.65163 621123 4013642 7,697 Yes
0734 Echo Road at Mary Jane Falls Road 36.26533 115.65748 620598 4014013 7,739 Yes

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