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Sawmill Picnic Area at Mount Charleston

Sawmill Picnic Area

Sawmill Picnic Area Overview

The picnic area offers horse trailer pull-throughs and parking, as well as the trailhead for multiple horse-friendly trails through the juniper and pinyon groves.

How to Get to Sawmill Picnic Area

Lee Canyon- Hwy 156 – Las Vegas, NV 89130

Latitude: 36.3548 | Longitude: -115.6407


The Sawmill Picnic Area is free and has a handful of picnic tables that are available as first-come-first-served.

Hours Open

Day use from sun up to sundown.

Parking at Sawmill Picnic Area

There is plenty of parking in the area but I would recommend arriving early to find the perfect spot and to beat the crowds of people parking who are hiking the area.


Yes, a leashed dog is allowed at the Sawmill Picnic Area.

Restrooms at Sawmill Picnic Area

Sawmill Picnic Area

Vault toilets are available.

Cell Phone Service at Sawmill Picnic Area

There is no cell phone service for ATT and Verizon in the picnic area.

Water Sources

Water is not available at the Sawmill Picnic Area.


There is room to park horse trailers for those who want to ride horses on the surrounding horse-friendly trails.

Wheelchair Accessibility

Yes, the area is paved with little incline and a restroom with handicapped parking.

Prohibited Items at Sawmill Picnic Area

  • No fireworks
  • No charcoal or wood fires

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