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. 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 …

Las Vegas

Vegas 1921 A personal note. I have the pleasure of living in Las Vegas (Henderson) in 2018 and my objective  is to offer a personal account, tips and insights that help get locals and visitors on the same page. In 2018 Las Vegas recovers from the 1 October Shootings. There’s more to be done to …

Lake Tahoe

Photo: Ron Reiring, North Shore Tahoe is derived from the Washoe word “da ow” for lake. Embedded Tweets In which a local gov. agency sells some public land without board approval or public notice: https://t.co/yxVc9iBZE1 — Anjeanette Damon (@AnjeanetteDamon) December 20, 2017 Wiki Lake Tahoe Planeta.com Nevada

Nevada

Stamp Nevada (pronounced [ne- vae-da], with a short “a” as in apple) Nevada is a state of bold contrasts: rural landscapes and big cities, extravagant gaming and a movement toward farmers’ markets, local culture, renewable energy and a green building ethos. For those passionate for parks, wilderness, Indigenous cultures, responsible travel and great fun – Nevada. …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: Ron Mader, Paiute Mural 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, cycling and hiking trails and master-planned communities. Henderson is certified Playful City USA. Downtown Henderson hosts the brand-new celebration of the Last Friday …

Hoover Dam

Photo: Hoover Dam The Bureau of Reclamation has conducted tours through the Hoover Dam and powerplant since 1937. Today, close to 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour and millions more drive across the dam. The dam is located 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas. Take US Highway 93 to Nevada State Route 172. The …

Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park is located in California and Nevada east of the Sierra Nevada, occupying a transition zone between the Great Basin and Mojave deserts in the United States. Tupippuh Nummu means “Our Homeland” in the language of the Timbisha Shoshone, the native people of Death Valley. Timbisha is their name for the valley as well. The word ‘Timbisha’ refers to a sacred …

Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit #nvbikeped

Poster The Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit returned to Las Vegas November 13 and 14. The Summit brought together enthusiasts and advocates of biking and walking with transportation professionals from across Nevada to share resources and best practices related to bicycle infrastructure, funding, education, outreach, and policy. Included are keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and workshops. …