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
Length 8.882 mi[1] (14.294 km)
Existed 1976 – present
Major junctions
South end SR 157 near Mount Charleston
North end SR 156 near Lee Canyon
Location
Counties Clark
Highway system
  • Highways in Nevada
SR 157 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
View from the summit of SR 158, at an elevation of 8437 feet.

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.
A bend in SR 158 at the summit of the highway.

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.

Location mi[4] km Destinations Notes
Mount Charleston 0.00 0.00 SR 157 (Kyle Canyon Road)
8.86 14.26 SR 156 (Lee Canyon Road)
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Route map: Google

KML is not from Wikidata
  1. ^ Nevada Department of Transportation (January 2017). "State Maintained Highways of Nevada: Descriptions and Maps". Retrieved 6 May 2017. 
  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. 
  4. ^ Maps of Milepost Location on Nevada's Federal and State Highway System by County (PDF). Nevada Department of Transportation. May 2008. Archived (PDF) from the original on August 10, 2009. Retrieved 2009-08-10.