Gravel Grinder Bike Run at Beaver Dam State Park on Saturday, June 1

CALIENTE, Nev. – Pedal down an old chaining road that runs along the park’s rim while taking in the great views of the park from above. The course swings around back to the main park road and down into the campground where barbequed hamburgers await to be devoured.

WHAT: Gravel Grinder Bike Run

WHEN: Saturday, June 1 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: The park is located approximately three hours north of Las Vegas on the Utah border off U.S. highway 93 N. and turning off on Beaver Dam Road east.

WHO: The event is open to the public.

COST:  There is a $25 per person admission fee which includes the park’s entrance fees and the barbeque dinner.

CONTACT: Regional Visitor Center at 728-4460 or at or

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.