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, …

Nevada Governor’s Global Tourism Summit

Poster Registration is open for the Nevada Governor’s Global Tourism Summit, November 12-14 at the Plaza Hotel in Downtown Las Vegas. Hashtag: #GGTS19 Key Links governorssummit.org Questions Is there live and recorded video from the Summit? Are any of the presentations or resources mentioned available online? What would locals like visitors to know about Las …

Nevada Day

Nevada Flag Nevada Day, as of 2000, is celebrated on the last Friday in October. Libraries and other state offices are closed. 2020 Nevada Day is Friday, October 30. Traditionalists celebrate on October 31, Halloween. History Nevada Day commemorates Nevada’s frontier legacy and its entry into the Union as the 36th state on October 31 …

Nevada Test Site

Photo: Wikipedia: Buster Jangle (1951) The Nevada Test Site encompasses 1375 square miles in central Nevada, straddling the ecological transition zone between the Mojave Desert and the Great Basin. Wikipedia: The Nevada National Security Site, previously the Nevada Test Site, is a United States Department of Energy (DOE) reservation located in southeastern Nye County, Nevada, …

Seven Magic Mountains

Photo: Paint Restoration in Process (2019) 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, quoted in the Hollywood Reporter Essay Can stacked, day-glo boulders be an inspired roadside attraction? Yes, with free admission. For those visiting …

Henderson Discovery Park

Photo Discovery Park Embedded Tweets Today’s walk pic.twitter.com/BXW5iV85aq — Ron Mader (@ronmader) March 9, 2018 Videos Nearby Cornerstone Park (Henderson, Nevada) Planeta.com Henderson, Nevada Henderson Links Las Vegas’ City Parks and Nearby Natural Wonders Las Vegas City Parks

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. History: In 1990 Congress designated Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area as Nevada’s first National Conservation Area (the seventh to be designated nationally). Today the nearly 200,000 acre Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area …

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Photo: Parade of Lights Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is the USA’s fifth most popular national park unit with more than 7 million visits a year. With the creation of what would be named Hoover Dam, Lake Mead was first established as the Boulder Dam Recreation Area in 1936, administrated by the National Park Service. …

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 Southern Nevada. Las Vegas Water Tour Lake Mead National Recreation Area Hoover Dam Wetlands Park in Las Vegas Las Vegas’ Springs Preserve Tule Springs …

Nevada Tourism

Photo: Heritage Museum Links and resources to tourism in Nevada: Tourism Portals Nevada – @NevadaPR travel-deals Facebook Flickr periscope.tv/TravelNevada @NVTourismDir Pony Express ponyexpressnevada.com More Links nvculture.org tourism-means-more Facebook Flickr @NVTourism #nvtourism governorssummit.org Questions Are there live and recorded videos from Nevada tourism conferences and workshops? Are Nevada tourism data and statistics publicly accessible online? What …