Ash Canyon Trail Hike at Echo Canyon State Park on Saturday, June 1

PIOCHE, Nev. – This strenuous hike takes in picturesque Ash Canyon with towering rock walls and beautiful scenery.

WHAT: Ash Canyon Trail Hike

WHEN: Saturday, June 1 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE: The park is three hours north of Las Vegas, off Highway 93 by State routes 322 and 323. It is 12 miles east of Pioche and about 12 miles from the Nevada-Utah border.

WHO: The event is open to the public.

COST:  There is a $7 per vehicle entrance fee; Nevada residents receive a $2 discount.

CONTACT: Regional Visitor Center at 728-4460 or at

The Nevada Division of State Parks plans, develops and maintains a system of parks and recreation areas for the use and enjoyment of more than 3.3 million visitors a year. The division was established in 1963 by the Nevada Legislature to form a new state park agency within the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The division manages and maintains 24 parks, historic sites and recreation areas in Nevada.