Programs at Valley of Fire State Park in September

2007 12 06 valleyoffire 150x150 Programs at Valley of Fire State Park in SeptemberOverton, Nev. –Valley of Fire State Park is offering a wide variety of programs and guided hikes this fall.  All programs are free of charge, but entrance into the park is $10.00 per vehicle; Nevada residents receive a $2.00 discount.  Please contact Ranger Amber Heman at 702-397-2088 or at vofranger2@mvdsl.com or any questions.

September 1: Night Walk

Join a park ranger to explore the Atlatl Rock Picnic Area looking for scorpions and petroglyphs. Please wear appropriate footwear and bring enough water.
              WHEN: Saturday, September 1 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m  
               WHERE: Atlatl Rock Campground site #31, 29450 Valley of Fire Rd., Overton NV, 89040. Valley of Fire State Park is six miles from Lake Mead and 55 miles northeast of Las Vegas via Interstate 15 and on exit 75.
               WHO: This event is open to the public.
               COST:  There is no cost for the event, but entrance into the park is $10.00 per vehicle; Nevada residents receive a $2.00 discount.
               CONTACT: Amber Heman, 702-397-2088, vofranger2@mvdsl.com

September 15: Mouse’s Tank Guided Hike

Discover the many petroglyphs down Petroglyph Canyon, as a park ranger leads you to the most famous water tanks in the park.   This is a ¾ mile hike through sand, but is very easy.  Come join us and make sure to bring appropriate footwear, sun block, and plenty of water.

               WHEN: Saturday, September 15 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to3 p.m.
               WHERE: Mouse’s Tank Trailhead, 29450 Valley of Fire Rd., Overton, NV 89040. Valley of Fire State Park is six miles from Lake Mead and 55 miles northeast of Las Vegas via Interstate 15 and on exit 75.
               WHO: This event is open to the public.
               COST:  There is no cost for the event, but entrance into the park is $10.00 per vehicle; Nevada residents receive a $2.00 discount.
               CONTACT: Amber Heman, 702-397-2088, vofranger2@mvdsl.com

September 16: Desert Survival Tactics

What would you do if you were stuck out in the desert with no water, no food, and no sign of help?  Join a park ranger to learn some basic skills to survive the desert.

               WHEN: Sunday, September 16 form 10:30 a.m. to11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
               WHERE: Visitor Center, 29450 Valley of Fire Rd., Overton, NV 89040. Valley of Fire State Park is six miles from Lake Mead and 55 miles northeast of Las Vegas via Interstate 15 and on exit   
             WHO: This event is open to the public.
               COST:  There is no cost for the event, but entrance into the park is $10.00 per vehicle; Nevada residents receive a $2.00 discount.
               CONTACT: Amber Heman, 702-397-2088, vofranger2@mvdsl.com

September 22: Dino’s of the Valley of Fire

Discover the many types of dinosaurs that used to roam Valley of Fire with guest speaker Cap ‘N Dave.

               WHEN: Saturday, September 22 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
               WHERE: Visitor Center, 29450 Valley of Fire Rd., Overton, NV 89040. Valley of Fire State Park is six miles from Lake Mead and 55 miles northeast of Las Vegas via Interstate 15 and on exit 75.
               WHO: This event is open to the public.
               COST:  There is no cost for the event, but entrance into the park is $10.00 per vehicle; Nevada residents receive a $2.00 discount.
               CONTACT: Amber Heman, 702-397-2088, vofranger2@mvdsl.com

September 23: White Domes Guided Hike

Hike this 1.25 mile loop with a park ranger and you’ll enjoy the remnants of an old movie set, slot canyon, and plant identification. Please bring appropriate footwear, sunscreen, sunglasses and water.

               WHEN: Sunday, September 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
               WHERE: White Domes Trailhead, 29450 Valley of Fire Rd., Overton, NV 89040. Valley of Fire State Park is six miles from Lake Mead and 55 miles northeast of Las Vegas via Interstate 15 and on exit 75.
               WHO: This event is open to the public.
               COST:  There is no cost for the event, but entrance into the park is $10.00 per vehicle; Nevada residents receive a $2.00 discount.
               CONTACT: Amber Heman, 702-397-2088, vofranger2@mvdsl.com

September 29: Fire Wave Full Moon Hike

Join a ranger on a guided hike to the World Famous Fire Wave by moonlight. Along the way, look for creators of the night and learn about the geology the area has to offer.  Please bring appropriate footwear and water.

               WHEN: Saturday, September 29 from5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
               WHERE: Meet at the Visitor Center lower parking lot and caravan to parking lot #3 on the White Domes Rd., 29450 Valley of Fire Rd., Overton, NV 89040. Valley of Fire State Park is six miles from Lake Mead and 55 miles northeast of Las Vegas via Interstate 15 and on exit 75.
               WHO: This event is open to the public.
               COST:  There is no cost for the event, but entrance into the park is $10.00 per vehicle; Nevada residents receive a $2.00 discount.
               CONTACT: Amber Heman, 702-397-2088, vofranger2@mvdsl.com

September 30: Atlatl Demonstration

Drop by Atlatl Rock to learn about the ancient tool the Atlatl, which predates the bow and arrow.  The Atlatl was commonly used by natives of the area while hunting bighorn sheep at Valley of Fire.  Get a chance to throw an Atlatl and test your hunting skills.

               WHEN: Sunday, September 30 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
               WHERE: Atlatl Rock Picnic Area, 29450 Valley of Fire Rd., Overton, NV 89040. Valley of Fire State Park is six miles from Lake Mead and 55 miles northeast of Las Vegas via Interstate 15 and on exit 75.
               WHO: This event is open to the public.
               COST:  There is no cost for the event, but entrance into the park is $10.00 per vehicle; Nevada residents receive a $2.00 discount.
               CONTACT: Amber Heman, 702-397-2088, vofranger2@mvdsl.com