Civil War Days at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

Celebrate Nevada’s 150th Birthday by stepping back in time at Spring Mountain Ranch. Our state was “battle born” during the Civil War. At this event you will experience what life was like for the soldiers who fought and the women who kept the country running. In addition to two battles per day, there will be an 1860’s-era baseball game, a Civil War fashion show, a field hospital, a...
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History Comes Alive at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Nevada’s Statehood by watching history come alive at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park. This large scale re-enactment will transport visitors back in time with a battle featuring cavalry charges and infantry maneuvers performed by 300 soldiers. Events will include: a 19th century baseball game, field hospital tour, civil war fashion show, lady’s tea...
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Halloween Spook-tacular at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

Join us for a celebration of all things autumn at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park. This oasis in the desert is one of the few places near Las Vegas where you can watch the leaves change color and enjoy cool, crisp fall air. We’ll have a pumpkin carving contest with prizes for the best pumpkins carved by kids and adults, and hay-rides on our pastures beneath the towering Red Rock Canyon...
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5th Annual Valley of Fire Classic Car Show

Valley of Fire State Park will hold its 5th Annual Classic Car Show, open to pre-1985 vehicles.  Prizes will be awarded for the top three cars in each category (people’s choice, participants’ choice, and Boy Scouts’ choice).  For entry forms, please visit parks.nv.gov/parks/valley-of-fire-state-park.  The show is limited to a total of 30 vehicles. WHAT: 5th Annual Valley of Fire Classic...
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Full Moon Hike at Washoe Lake State Park on Wednesday, October 8

Take a moonlit walk while learning the history of Washoe Valley. This is a one-mile round-trip hike to the gazebo on the Deadman’s Creek Trail. Reservations are required by calling 775-687-4319, or e-mailing washoelake@hdiss.net. Please leave your name, phone number and number of people in your party. The hike is limited to 30 participants. Park personnel will call back to confirm your...
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October events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

The Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park is hosting an array of fun, interactive events for the entire family throughout the month of October. All events are open to the public and free of charge. The park is located at 500 E. Washington Ave. in Las Vegas. October 4: Petroglyph Children’s Activity Learn about Native American rock art. These images of the past are some of the earliest...
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