Area 51

Artwork Wikipedia: Area 51 is the common name of a highly classified United States Air Force (USAF) facility located within the Nevada Test and Training Range. Officially, the facility is called Homey Airport (KXTA) or Groom Lake, named after the salt flat situated next to its airfield. Although details of the facility’s operations are not …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: City Hall Arrow Henderson is located in the foothills south and adjacent to Las Vegas. Incorporated in 1953, Henderson is the second largest city in Nevada, known for its parks, biking and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. Natural World Among our favorite city parks in the world: Cornerstone, …

State of Nevada

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Las Vegas

Photo: City Hall Publisher’s note: Viva los slow adventures and responsible, conscious, local travel that doesn’t skip on the eating, drinking, gaming and entertaining fit for one of the world’s most storie/d cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of September 2019,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com …

Henderson Links

Photo: Sloan Signage Links related to Henderson, Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Parks https://www.cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/parks-and-trails/locations-and-featureshttps://www.cityofhenderson.com/parks-and-recreation/home http://www.cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/parks-and-trails/general-parks-and-trails-information Park reservations (Reservable ramadas) 267-5707 more http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2014/aug/12/top-six-parks-kids-hender/ Henderson opens newly renovated city park http://cityofhenderson.com – http://cityofhenderson.com/parks Details http://www.cityofhenderson.com/parks/pdf/trail_maps/henderson_trails_map.pdf (PDF) http://www.cityofhenderson.com/parks/pdf/trail_maps/anthem_east_trail.pdf (PDF) http://www.meetup.com/VegasHikers/events/10036344 http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en/fo/lvfo/blm_programs/blm_special_areas/sloan_canyon_nca.html Silverton Casino http://silvertoncasino.com https://www.google.com/maps/place/Silverton+Casino/@36.0413018,-115.1854935,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m24!1m16!4m15!1m6!1m2!1s0x80c8d1ed6036db37:0xba9e19e543d8275c!2s1986+Songbird+Ct,+Henderson,+NV+89012,+USA!2m2!1d-115.0719825!2d36.0131751!1m6!1m2!1s0x80c8cf4bb3ceb2b3:0x347220bd0edbed09!2sSilverton+Casino,+3333+Blue+Diamond+Rd,+Las+Vegas,+NV+89139!2m2!1d-115.1833102!2d36.0412975!3e0!3m6!1s0x80c8cf4bb3ceb2b3:0x347220bd0edbed09!8m2!3d36.0412975!4d-115.1833102!9m1!1b1 Cornerstone 1600 Wigwam Pkwy (Wigwam Parkway and Stephanie Street) One of Nevada’s …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Great Basin NP Wilderness / wildlife / biodiversity fans, here is your guide to Wild Nevada, the public lands and the people committed to educating ourselves and taking meaningful actions. We take a deep dive into the 27 state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. State Parks 3.5 million people …

Burning Man

Photo: BLM The Burning Man event has taken place on public lands on the Black Rock Desert Playa every year but one since 1990. The annual festival draws 70,000 people to create a temporary city in the northern Nevada desert, and the week each year culminates with the burning of the Man structure Saturday night …

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Paint Restoration in Process Quotes Most people don’t know how beautiful the land is around Las Vegas, so I hope this inspires them to explore the city’s nature. – Ugo Rondinone Essay Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting (or living in Las Vegas) Seven …

Downtown Las Vegas

Photo: Eternity Downtown Las Vegas (commonly abbreviated as DTLV) is the central original gambling district and historic center of Las Vegas. Downtown is the heart of the city and one in the midst of a grand renewal. Hashtag: #DTLV Quotes “I’ve been working to walk the walk and be down here. You can’t create density …