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Cathedral Rock Picnic Area
The Cathedral Rock Picnic Area is one of my favorites at Mt. Charleston. The tables are spread out from each other, there is plenty of parking, and restrooms are available.
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- Overview: Cathedral Rock Picnic Area is a renovated site with nearly 80 picnic sites, as well as gathering spaces, a new water system, new interpretive signage to include site information featuring the Civilian Conservation Corps, and new toilet facilities.
- Use Type: Day use. Generally, open from May through September conditions permitting.
- Fees: $12 for a single table, $36 for a double table, and group areas vary based on size (reservations are made online for the group facilities) Note: If you have a National Parks Pass, entry is free (at this time not sure how it applies to double tables).
- Water: Potable Water
- Restrooms: 2 vault toilets and 8 flush toilets
- Activities: Hiking trails
- Directions: From Las Vegas, Nevada, take Highway 95 north to the junction with Highway 157/Kyle Canyon. Turn left and travel approximately 21 miles to the picnic area at the end of the highway.
- Parking: Plenty of parking in the parking lots and near each area
- Location: Latitude | 36.2567 – Longitude | -115.6433
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Cathedral Rock Picnic Area References
- Cathedral Rock Picnic Area on USDA Forestry Service website
- Cathedral Rock Picnic Area on Recreation.gov