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 …

Cornerstone Park 2018

Photo: 1600 Henderson, Nevada – City park fans, a community took place August 29 at Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Parkway discussing the Cornerstone Park Phase II Master Plan http://www.cityofhenderson.com/henderson-happenings/parks-and-trails/upcoming-projects/cornerstone-park-phase-ii which includes the undeveloped areas primarily on the north and east sides of the lake. Since the completion of the park in 2014, there has been …

Henderson, Nevada

Photo: 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. We are fans of Chef Flemming’s bake shop, the Thursday Farmers Market …

Death Valley National Park

Photo: Death Valley 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 …

Clark County Museum

Photo: Brush Shelter = Kawnee = Wikiup One of our favorite museums, Clark County Museum celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2018. The museum is located in Henderson, Nevada and is owned and operated by Clark County. Open Daily 9am-430pm. CLOSED Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day. General Admission: adults $2.00, seniors and children $1. Group …

Just Add Water Street #JAWSNV

Poster Henderson, Nevada – This is clever — a community event on the last Friday of the month (a week before First Friday in downtown Las Vegas) — tiled JAWS, short for Just Add Water Street, aka the locale in downtown Henderson. Hashtag: #JAWSNV. The festival runs from 7pm-10pm and entrance to the event is free. …

Hoover Dam

Photo: Lake Mead NRA, Dedication The Bureau of Reclamation has conducted tours through the Hoover Dam (also known as Boulder Dam, particularly to locals) and power plant since 1937. Today, nearly 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. …

NVBikePed

Hashtags Links to biking and walking resources in the state of Nevada presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @mysnvbc @BikeWashoe @ghostbikeslv @RTCSNV @ronfloth @bikenevada @nevadadot @OutsideLasVegas @BicycleManSnel @pathlesspedaled @Club_Ride @NVStateParks @NVTourism Questions When is the next Nevada Bicycle Summit? = ¿Cuándo será la próxima cumbre de bicicleta de Nevada? Features 2017 Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian …

Wild Nevada

Photo: Basin and Range 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 state parks, national parks, national monuments, proposed wilderness areas and more. This Planeta.com page aims to be …