Programs at Valley of Fire State Park in November

2007 12 06 valleyoffire 150x150 Programs at Valley of Fire State Park in NovemberOverton, 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 Park Ranger Amber Heman at 702-397-2088 or at vofranger2@mvdsl.com if you have any questions.

November 9: Camp Fire Talk
Meet with park staff members and roast some marshmallows while you learn about some of Valley of Fire’s interesting features and history.
WHEN: Friday, November 9 from 5 p.m to 6 p.m.
WHERE: Atlatl Rock Campground Site #31, 29450 Valley of Fire Rd., Overton, 89040. Valley of Fire State Park is six miles from Lake Mead and 55 miles northeast of Las Vegas via Interstate 15 and exit 75.
WHO: This event is open to the public.

November 10: Fire Wave Guided Hike
Join a ranger on a guided hike to the world famous fire wave. Along the way learn about all the flora and fauna, wildlife, and geology the area has to offer. Please bring appropriate footwear, sunscreen, sunglasses and water.
WHEN: Saturday, November 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
WHERE: White Domes Road parking lot #3, 29450 Valley of Fire Rd., Overton, 89040. Valley of Fire State Park is six miles from Lake Mead and 55 miles northeast of Las Vegas via Interstate 15 and exit 75.
WHO: This event is open to the public.

November 11: 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: Sunday, November 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Mouse’s Tank Trailhead, 29450 Valley of Fire Rd., Overton, 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.

November 17: Wildlife of Southern Nevada with Margie Klein
Join us at Valley of Fire to learn about all the different wildlife found in southern Nevada.
WHEN: Saturday, November 17 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., and 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Visitor Center, 29450 Valley of Fire Rd., Overton, 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.

November 18: Geo Caching
What is geo caching? How do you get involved? And how do you find a geo cache? Join a park ranger to discover the world of geo caching and go out to find Valley of Fire’s geo cache.
WHEN: Sunday, November 18 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Visitor Center, 29450 Valley of Fire Rd., Overton, 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.

November 24: Kids Ancient Arts and Weapons
Join park staff for fun crafts, learn how to throw an Atlatl, create your own petroglyph, and many more activities.
WHEN: Saturday, November 24 from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
WHERE: Atlatl Picnic Area, 29450 Valley of Fire Rd., Overton, 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.

November 25: Desert Survival
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, November 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Visitor Center, 29450 Valley of Fire Rd., Overton, 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.