Mountain Springs Summit facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMountain Springs Summit
|Elevation||5,502 ft (1,677 m)|
|Traversed by||SR 160|
|Location||Clark County, Nevada, US|
The pass is on the summit of a ridge in the Spring Mountains between the Mount Charleston area and the rest of the Mojave Desert and is located on the border of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. The pass connects the Pahrump Valley with the Las Vegas Valley, and it is traversed by State Route 160.
The Old Spanish National Historic Trail went through the pass and along the center-south of Pahrump Valley on a route from southwest Las Vegas.
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