Free bike to Nevada State Parks weekend May 22-23

ValleyofFire Free bike to Nevada State Parks weekend May 22 23LAS VEGAS – – In celebration of National Bike Month, Nevada Division of State Parks is waiving entrance fees on May 22-23, 2010 for anyone who rides or brings their bike to any of Nevada’s 25 state parks.

This weekend in State Parks is being held in conjunction with Nevada Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 21, and the League of American Bicyclists’ National Bike Month.  More information on bicycling in Nevada can be found at www.BicycleNevada.com or by calling 775-888-RIDE.

Nevada Division of State Parks participates in the Nevada Bike Advisory Board’s statewide efforts to promote and improve bicycle riding, safety, enforcement, tourism, trails and events.

For more information on bicycling opportunities in Nevada State Parks in northern Nevada, please contact State Trails Coordinator Randy Moore at 775-684-2775.  In southern Nevada, contact Rick Keller at 702-875-4141, or visit Nevada State Parks’ Web site at www.parks.nv.gov.