Aliante Nature Discovery Park is a 0.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near North Las Vegas, Nevada that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels.
The State Park offers year round recreational opportunities. Cake lake is stocked with rainbow trout and is well known to contain trophy sized German brown trout. Summer Activities: swimming, hiking, camping and the Annual Bathtub Races. Winter Activities: ice fishing, skating, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, as well as the White Pine County Fire and Ice Show.
Echo Canyon State Park offers year-round opportunities to enjoy a variety of great outdoor activities. The 65-acre reservoir presents the perfect place for boating and swimming and is home to a variety of waterfowl, including mallards, teals and herons. Fishermen enjoy a lake filled with rainbow trout, largemouth bass, crappie and an occasional German brown […]
The Geraghty property was six small antiquated houses overgrown and untended when the Ely Renaissance Society bought it and began its transformation into the intriguing and inviting Renaissance Village in northwestern Ely. These small houses have been restored to showcase the ethnic cultures of the people who settled here, six unique museums depicting the turn of […]
Established in 1902, the Bureau of Reclamation is best known for the dams, powerplants, and canals it constructed in the 17 western states. These water projects led to homesteading and promoted the economic development of the West. Reclamation has constructed more than 600 dams and reservoirs including Hoover Dam on the Colorado River and Grand […]
What’s left of Metropolis is the evocative ruin of a desert dream that failed. It was to be a planned community of 7,500 residents in the center of more than 40,000 acres of intensely cultivated fields. A four-block business district with cement sidewalks and streetlights was built in 1911, containing the grandest three-story hotel between […]
Mount Charleston is Nevada’s third highest mountain, towering nearly 12,000 feet above sea level, and nearly 10,000 feet above the Las Vegas Valley floor. It is the focus for development of Forest Service recreation facilities in the 60,000-acre Las Vegas Ranger District of the Toiyabe National Forest, and the site of the Mount Charleston Wilderness […]
Red Rock Canyon consists of 195, 819 acres (about 130 square miles) of BLM land with a variety of usual and unusual forms of desert vegetation and wildlife including Bighorn Sheep and wild burros, wind sculptured sandstone, picnicking and outdoor camping sites, and the striking Red Rock Escarpment, a 5,000-foot eruption of rainbow-colored pinnacles and […]
The original purpose of the building was to serve the community as a library and museum. It served as the Mesquite branch of the Clark County Library for about a year. The town then made the decision that a medical facility was needed more than a library. With the $35 donation from each family in […]