Nevada State Route 158

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State Route 158 marker
State Route 158
Deer Creek Road
Nevada State Route 158 connects SR156 and SR157 in the Spring Mountains
Nevada State Route 158, highlighted in red
Route information
Maintained by NDOT
Length8.853 mi[1] (14.248 km)
Existed1976–present
Major junctions
South end SR 157 in Mount Charleston
North end SR 156 in Lee Canyon
Location
CountiesClark
Highway system
  • Highways in Nevada
Nevada 157.svg SR 157Nevada 159.svg SR 159

State Route 158 (SR 158), also known as Deer Creek Road, is a state highway in Clark County, Nevada. The route connects Kyle Canyon Road to Lee Canyon Road in the Spring Mountains, in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

State Route 158 is a designated a Nevada Scenic Byway.

Route description[edit]

View from the north end of SR 158 looking southbound in 2015
View from the summit of SR 158, at an elevation of 8437 feet in 2009

The route begins at an intersection with Kyle Canyon Road (SR 157) east of Mount Charleston. Heading north as the Deer Creek Road, SR 158 parallels the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest boundary before entering the forest. The highway ends at a junction with Lee Canyon Road (SR 156).[2]

History[edit]

SR 158 winding through the Spring Mountains in 2012
A bend in SR 158 at the summit of the highway in 2009

The Nevada Department of Transportation designated State Route 156 as a Nevada Scenic Byway in July 1998. The "Deer Creek Road" scenic route encompasses the entire 8.8-mile (14.2 km) highway.[3]

Major intersections[edit]

The entire route is in Clark County.

Locationmi[1]kmDestinationsNotes
Mount Charleston0.000.00 SR 157 (Kyle Canyon Road) – Las Vegas
Lee Canyon8.85314.248 SR 156 (Lee Canyon Road) – Indian Springs
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Nevada Department of Transportation (January 2020). "State Maintained Highways of Nevada: Descriptions and Maps". Retrieved April 26, 2020.
  2. ^ Google (May 14, 2011). "SR 158" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved May 14, 2011.
  3. ^ Nevada Department of Transportation. "Nevada's Scenic Byways". Archived from the original on 2009-07-26. Retrieved 2010-01-09.

Route map:

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