Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: February Sky 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 Magic Mountains …

Exploring Las Vegas

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 storied cities. In terms of this page and links below, as of May 2019,  the coverage of Las Vegas and surrounding environs from Planeta.com merits …

Las Vegas Water Tour

Photo One of the most interesting case studies in water use, management, recreation and conservation … presenting headlines and resources for those interested in learning about water in Las Vegas and embeSouthern Nevada. Las Vegas Water Tour Lake Mead National Recreation Area Hoover Dam Wetlands Park in Las Vegas Las Vegas’ Springs Preserve Tule Springs …

Las Vegas’ Old Mormon Fort State Historic Park

Photo: Old fort state park Among our Las Vegas faves, the place where Las Vegas began, the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park, 500 East Washington Avenue in downtown. Entrance fee is $3 and those under 12 years of age are free. Tue-Sat 8am-430pm. Recommended for history fans. The site of the first …

Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Outdoor signage More news about Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area as we explore it on foot. This is one of Planeta.com’s featured slow adventures. This is reputed to be one of most interesting wild places to visit in the Las Vegas Lands. In 2017 the Nawghaw Poa Road (“mountain sheep trail” in Paiute!) and contact …

Henderson Links

Photo: Sloan Signage Links related to Henderson, Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Acacia Demonstration Gardens https://www.cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/parks-and-trails/acacia-demonstration-gardens Acacia Demonstration Gardens is a collaborative effort among the City of Henderson, Conservation District of Southern Nevada and several other local organizations. The gardens provide a wealth of landscaping examples that are water efficient for our dry desert …

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Photo: Ron Mader, Visitors Center Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located about 15 miles (24 kilometers) west of Las Vegas and is easily seen from the Las Vegas Strip. 2019 Red Rock Canyon 2019 History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh …

Nevada Links

Nevada flag Links related to Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Primm https://vegasunfiltered.blog/2019/05/12/my-day-as-a-terrorist-at-primms-fashion-outlets Cottonwood Cove https://cottonwoodcoveresort.com Searchlight http://vegasseven.com/2015/08/12/bargain-hunting-searchlight Comstock Lode Comstock_Lode Nevada’s Bonanza King Revisited Twitter @TheNVIndy @Nevada_Magazine @NVMuseums @connectnevada @HistoryNevada @lostcitymuseum @atdleft @LetsTalkNevada @nevadadot @jlnevadasmith @nevadaart Las Vegas / Clark County @CityOfLasVegas @ClarkCountyNev Places of Interest @visitpahrump @VisitCarsonCity @goldwellmuseum @CityofFallon @VirginiaCity @Nevada_Places Reno @CityofReno …

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 …