April Events at Washoe Lake State Park

WASHOE VALLEY, Nev. – Washoe Lake State Park is offering a variety of events and hikes in April. There will be an Easter Egg Hunt, a guided walk through the wetlands and a wildflower walk. Participants will learn about the natural and cultural history of the park and surrounding area. April 4: Easter Egg Hunt This is a great event for children of all ages! The South Valley Volunteer Fire...
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2nd Annual Dutch Oven Cook-off at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park on April 11

  LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Show off your cast iron cooking skills and sample delicious Dutch oven fare at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort’s second annual Dutch Oven Cook-off. The competition will include three categories; main dish, side dish and dessert. A $5.00 entry fee allows an unlimited number of entries in each category. The winner from each category will receive a personal plaque and have...
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April Events at Valley of Fire State Park

  OVERTON, Nev. – Valley of Fire State Park is offering a wide variety of special events and guided hikes in April. Temperatures in April are generally quite comfortable and many of the desert plants are in bloom, adding vibrant splashes of color to the landscape. Come see why many people consider April to be the best month of the year to visit Valley of Fire. April 4: “Slots of Fun”...
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Star gazing at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Enjoy the stars under the Nevada night sky and learn to locate planets and constellations just 20 miles from Downtown Las Vegas. Join the Las Vegas Astronomical Society for an evening of star gazing with their powerful telescopes and knowledgeable guidance. This event is sure to be a memorable experience for the whole family. WHEN: Tuesday, April 14, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00...
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Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park on April 4

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Spring Mountain Ranch State Park invites you to participate in its yearly Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4. Thousands of Easter eggs filled with treats will be hidden in one of the Ranch’s stunning pastures for children of all ages to hunt for. This event is very popular, so be sure to arrive early! WHEN: Saturday, April 4, at 10:00 a.m., for ages 2 to 7, and 11:00 a.m.,...
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Civil War Re-Enactment at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Saturday March 28

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Nevada was “battle born” during the Civil War, and at this event you can experience what life was like for the soldiers of this historical conflict. Re-enactors will be on-hand with historic weapons and a light cannon. Try on civil war uniforms, learn to march and drill in formation, and participate in a skirmish with other visitors in this hands-on, family-friendly...
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