|Elevation||6,937 ft (2,114 m)|
|Prominence||2,043 ft (623 m)|
|Location||Clark County, Nevada, U.S.|
|Parent range||Las Vegas Range|
|Topo map||USGS Gass Peak|
Gass Peak is the highest peak in the Las Vegas Range of Southern Nevada with a summit of 6,937 feet (2,114 m). It is easily seen to the north of the Las Vegas Valley, bordering the city of North Las Vegas. The peak is located about 20 miles (32 km) north of Las Vegas and is within the Desert National Wildlife Refuge, administered by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
A communications tower with solar panels has been built at the top of the peak.
Hiking and recreation
Gass Peak is accessible by the public and the most common access is via Corn Creek Road off U.S. Route 95, northwest of Las Vegas, then to the Mormon Well Road and Gass Peak Road dirt roads. Campsites and parking corrals are located along the roads and at trailheads. Hiking trails are not maintained.On the peak, mountains in Nye County, Lincoln County, Utah, Arizona, and California are all visible in the distance.
- Ramelli, Alan. "Geologic map of the Gass Peak SW quadrangle, Clark County, Nevada". USGS. University of Nevada, Reno. Retrieved 27 March 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- "Refuge Map - Desert - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service". fws.gov. Retrieved 2016-01-29. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Federal Writers' Project (1941). Origin of Place Names: Nevada (PDF). W.P.A. p. 15.
- "Gass Peak Road". www.birdandhike.com.
- "Gass Peak Route". www.birdandhike.com.
- "Gass Peak Route -- The Descent". www.birdandhike.com.