Old Mill Picnic Area
Old Mill Picnic Area Overview
Operated by the US Forest Service, the Old Mill Picnic Area found at Mt. Charleston has 80 individual picnic sites, potable water, and multiple restrooms.
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How to Get to Old Mill Picnic Area
Located across from Foxtail Group Picnic Area, the Old Mill Picnic Area is located off of NV-156 aka Lee Canyon Road at the first roundabout.
Latitude and Longitude – 36.3199 -115.6758
Fees vary by the season, are cash only, and require exact change.
If you have one of the Interagency Annual Passes, then you can enter for free.
The sign above states the following (taken May 2020):
- Monday – Thursday = $12 for a single site
- Friday – Sunday (and Holidays) = $18 for a single site
- Monday – Thursday = $24 for a double site
- Friday – Sunday (and Holidays) = $36 for a double site
Best Time of Year to Visit
Weather permitting, the Old Mill Picnic Area is available for seasonal day use, generally open from May to September.
This area is open in the summer for picnics and limited time for parking in the winter.
At this time we are not sure of the hours for weekdays, but the weekend and holiday hours are 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.
Once we confirm the hours, we will update the information.
Parking at Old Mill Picnic Area
Restrooms at Old Mill Picnic Area
5 flush toilets
The Old Mill Picnic Area is dog-friendly as long as they are on a leased 6′ or shorter.
Cell Phone Service at Old Mill Picnic Area
At this time the cell phone service availability is unknown.
Prohibited Items at Old Mill Picnic Area
Fireworks are not allowed at the Old Mill Picnic Area at Mt. Charleston.
- Old Mill Picnic Area on Recreation.gov website
- Old Mill Picnic Area on USDA Forest Service website