July Events at Mormon Station State Historic Park

GENOA, NV – Visit Mormon Station State Historic Park in Genoa for family friendly summer park programs. All programs are free to the public.
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Stargazing at Spooner Lake on Friday, June 24

LAKE TAHOE, NV – Enjoy a guided tour of starry wonders with professional stargazer Gigi Giles.
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Comstock Water History Tours at Tahoe

LAKE TAHOE, NV – Do you want to learn more about Nevada’s Comstock history and what fueled all those mining operations in the late 1800s? Join Nevada State Parks for ranger-led tours in the backcountry of Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park.
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Dutch Oven Cooking Class at South Fork State Recreation Area

SPRING CREEK, NV – Learn the art of cast iron cooking at South Fork.
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Snowshoe Thompson Festival at Mormon Station State Historic Park

GENOA, NV – Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the dedication of the Snowshoe Thompson statue at Mormon Station State Historic Park.
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Jackson the Red Rock Canyon Burro at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park on Saturday, June 18

LAS VEGAS, NV – Jackson the Red Rock Canyon Burro will visit Spring Mountain Ranch State Park for an up close appearance for our visitors on Saturday, June 18.
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July Events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

LAS VEGAS, NV – The Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort will host a variety of family-friendly events throughout the month of July, including Pioneer Day, the park’s biggest event of the year.
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Yoga on the Meadow at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

LAS VEGAS, NV – Stretch your body and relax your spirit in the shade of the breathtaking Red Rock Canyon escarpment.
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“Paws in the Park” at Spooner Lake

LAKE TAHOE, NV – Join a park ranger on a hike for “Bark Rangers” around Spooner Lake.
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Dutch oven cooking demonstration at Dayton State Park

DAYTON, NV – Have you ever wanted to learn how to cook in a traditional Dutch oven? Here is your chance!
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June Events at Washoe Lake State Park

WASHOE VALLEY, NV – Washoe Lake State Park is offering a variety of events during the month of June, including an astronomy program with telescopes, a slide presentation about Washoe Lake, a campfire program and a full moon hike.
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Wildflower Hikes at Spooner Lake in June

LAKE TAHOE, NV – Join a park ranger on a hike around Spooner Lake, home to over 100 species of wildflowers. Learn plant names, uses, habitats and enjoy their beauty.
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June Events at Fort Churchill State Historic Park

SILVER SPRINGS, NV – Fort Churchill State Historic Park is offering a variety of ranger-led programs during the month of June. Programs highlight the area’s rich history and abundant natural resources.
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June Events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

LAS VEGAS, NV – Join park rangers at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, where Las Vegas truly began, and attend one of our programs hosted every Saturday.
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A step back in time at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Saturday, May 28

LAS VEGAS, NV – Step back in time, to 1876, where Ranger David will welcome you to the original homestead.
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Civil War Experience at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Saturday, May 28

LAS VEGAS, NV – Try on civil war uniforms, learn to march and drill in formation and participate in a staged skirmish with other visitors in this hands-on, family-friendly event.
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Ranger-Led Night Hike at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park Thursday, May 26

LAS VEGAS, NV – Enjoy a ranger-led hike to the moonlit-heights of Sandstone Canyon, beneath the star-lit eaves of our three-hundred year old ash tree grove.
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"Discover Nevada State Parks" Day on Saturday, June 11. Free admission to all 23 State Parks

CARSON CITY, NV – Nevada residents and visitors are invited to “Discover Nevada State Parks” on Saturday, June 11. Park visitors will receive free day use admission and free fishing (no license required) at all of Nevada’s 23 State Parks.
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Prescribed Fire Planned for Rocky Point in the Tahoe Basin in May

INCLINE VILLAGE, NV – The Nevada Division of State Lands and the Nevada Division of Forestry will be conducting a two-acre prescribed burn in the Tahoe Basin, in the Rocky Point area along Tunnel Creek Road in May prior to Memorial Day.
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Boat Ramp at Sand Harbor open for the season

INCLINE VILLAGE, NV – Increased water levels at Lake Tahoe have allowed for the opening of the boat ramp at Sand Harbor.
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Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Search and Rescue 5K Fun Run and Touch-a-Truck Event at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

LAS VEGAS, NV – On May 14, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Search and Rescue Unit will bring their annual 5K Fun Run to Spring Mountain Ranch State Park.
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Family program at Dayton State Park: Desert Adaptations

DAYTON, NV – Why do rabbits have large ears? What animal can live without ever taking a drink of water? Get to know Nevada’s wildlife during this fun family program at Dayton State Park.
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Yerba Mansa Mother’s Day Hike at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park on Sunday, May 8

LAS VEGAS, NV – Give mom a walk through a living bouquet this Mother's Day at Spring Mountain Ranch.
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May Events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

LAS VEGAS, NV – Come down and join Park Rangers at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, where Las Vegas truly began, and attend one of our weekly programs hosted every Saturday.
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May Events at Mormon Station State Historic Park

GENOA, NV – Join park staff at Mormon Station State Historic Park in May for one or all of our fun, family friendly events. All events are free and all ages welcome.
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Art in the Park at Mormon Station State Historic Park Sunday, May 1

GENOA, NV – Come down to Mormon Station State Historic Park on Sunday, May 1, to see local fine artists display their creative original work.
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May Events at Fort Churchill State Historic Park

SILVER SPRINGS, NV – Fort Churchill State Historic Park is offering a variety of ranger-led programs during the month of May to highlight the area’s rich history and abundant natural resources
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Yoga on the Meadow at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park in April

LAS VEGAS, NV – Stretch your body and relax your spirit in the shade of the breathtaking Red Rock Canyon escarpment.
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April Events at Fort Churchill State Historic Park

SILVER SPRINGS, NV – Fort Churchill State Historic Park is offering a variety of ranger-led programs during the month of April to highlight the area’s rich history and abundant natural resources
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April Events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

LAS VEGAS, NV – Join Park Rangers at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, where Las Vegas truly began, and enjoy one or all of our weekly programs, hosted every Saturday in April.
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April Events at Washoe Lake State Park

WASHOE VALLEY, NV – Washoe Lake State Park is hosting a variety of events during the month of April.
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Native Plants at Dayton State Park

DAYTON, NV – Celebrate National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day! Bring a sack lunch to Dayton State Park’s picnic area to learn about Nevada’s native plants.
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The adventures of Kit Carson at Mormon Station State Historic Park Saturday, April 9

GENOA, NV – Join a Park Ranger at Mormon Station State Historic Park to find out why everything in our area seems to be named after Christopher “Kit” Carson.
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Easter egg hunt at Washoe Lake State Park on Saturday, March 2

WASHOE VALLEY, NV – Hop over to Washoe Lake State Park this Saturday for an Easter celebration hosted by the South Valley Volunteer Fire Department.
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Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Lahontan State Recreation Area on Saturday, March 26, 2016

SILVER SPRINGS, NV – Lahontan State Recreation Area will host its Annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 26.
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Easter Egg Hunt and pancake brunch at Mormon Station State Historic Park Saturday, March 26th

GENOA, NV – Hop over to Mormon Station State Historic Park in Genoa for the 1st annual Cotton Tails Easter celebration...
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April events at Valley of Fire State Park

OVERTON, NV – Valley of Fire State Park is offering a wide variety of programs and guided hikes this April.
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March Events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

LAS VEGAS, NV – Join park rangers at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, where Las Vegas truly began, and attend one of our weekly programs hosted every Saturday.
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Paint with a Ranger at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park on Saturday, March 5

LAS VEGAS, NV – On this ranger-guided program, participants will go for a walk, find a quiet spot and paint a memory on paper.
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Cross-country ski trails are back at Spooner Lake

SPOONER LAKE, NV – For the first time in four years, Spooner Lake State park is home to a system of meandering cross-country ski trails that wind through dense forest, across an open meadow and along the banks of Spooner Lake.
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Yoga on the Meadow at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park in March

LAS VEGAS, NV – Stretch your body and relax your spirit in the shade of the breathtaking Red Rock Canyon escarpment.
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Full day of fun at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park on Saturday, February 13

LAS VEGAS, NV – Spend the day at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park this Saturday, February 13 and learn what life was like at the ranch in the late 1800’s while sampling authentic Dutch Oven fare.
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February Events at Washoe Lake State Park

WASHOE VALLEY, NV – Washoe Lake State Park is offering a variety of events during the month of February.
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Guided Nature Walk at Dayton State Park

DAYTON, NV – Join park staff for a guided nature walk along the Carson River at Dayton State Park.
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History talks at Mormon Station State Historic Park

GENOA, NV – Join park rangers at Mormon Station State Historic Park in Genoa for a history series covering early settlement and historic trails through Nevada.
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Full Moon Hike at Washoe Lake State Park

NEW WASHOE CITY, NV – Washoe Lake State Park is offering a full moon hike along the Deadman’s Creek Trail on Saturday, January 23, 5:30 p.m.
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First Day Hikes at Nevada State Parks

CARSON CITY, NV – Celebrate New Year's Day 2015 with Nevada State Parks.
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Tule Springs First Day Hike on Friday, January 1, 2016

LAS VEGAS, NV – Join Nevada State park rangers on January 1 for a walk in that ancient Nevada at Tule Springs.
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Holiday Open House and Food Drive at Buckland Station on Saturday, December 12

SILVER SPRINGS, NV – Join us for some holiday cheer and pioneer traditions at Buckland Station. Take a self-guided tour, help decorate the house for the holidays and enjoy sweet treats and period crafts for kids.
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Saturday Events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

LAS VEGAS, NV – Join Park Rangers at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, where Las Vegas truly began, and attend one of our weekly events hosted every Saturday in December.
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December Events at Washoe Lake State Park

NEW WASHOE CITY, NV – In December, Washoe Lake State Park will offer two opportunities to learn about past holiday traditions and local history.
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Sunrise Hike at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, Friday, November 27

LAS VEGAS, NV – Walk off that turkey dinner and enjoy a beautiful stroll in the early morning hours on a hike through the park’s historic area, past Lake Harriet and on to the Overlook.
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Genoa Hanging Tree hike at Mormon Station State Historic Park on Sunday, November 22

GENOA, NV – Come out to Mormon Station State Historic Park in Genoa to learn about “the blackest episode in the history of Nevada”.
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Thanksgiving Dutch oven cooking demonstration at Mormon Station State Historic Park Saturday, November 21

GENOA, NV – Come join us at Mormon Station State Historic Park for a Thanksgiving Dutch oven cooking demonstration.
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Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

LAS VEGAS, NV – To celebrate Native American Heritage Month the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort will offer a special program recognizing the rich traditions of Native Americans.
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November Events at Washoe Lake State Park

NEW WASHOE CITY, NV – Washoe Lake State Park will offer two guided hikes and a full moon hike this November.
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November Events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

LAS VEGAS, NV – 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 November.
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November Events at Valley of Fire State Park

OVERTON, NV – Valley of Fire State Park has a wide array of interpretive programs and guided hikes scheduled in November.
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Fort Churchill Hosts 1st Annual Photo Contest

SILVER SPRINGS, NV – Fort Churchill State Historic Park is pleased to announce its first annual amateur photo contest.
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Civil War Days in the Battle Born State at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park on Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25

LAS VEGAS, NV – Spring Mountain Ranch State Park showcases our history with the Silver State Civil War Reenactment.
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October Events at Valley of Fire State Park

OVERTON, NV – Valley of Fire State Park is offering a wide variety of guided hikes and interpretive programs this October.
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Comstock History Lecture Series

DAYTON, NV – The Comstock Foundation for History and Culture is launching the Comstock History Lecture Series, which includes seven themed lectures that focus on Comstock History.
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Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration at Mormon Station State Historic Park Sunday, October 4th

GENOA, NV – Step back in time and sample authentic Dutch oven fare as you learn how early pioneers crossing the California Trail prepared their meals.
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Mountain Man Rendezvous at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park - Saturday October 31 and Sunday November 1

LAS VEGAS, NV – Spring Mountain Ranch State Park will host a gathering of costumed re-enactors who will bring the fur-trade of the 1830s to life.
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October Events at Washoe Lake State Park

NEW WASHOE CITY, NV – Washoe Lake State Park will offer two guided hikes in October, including a hike through the sand dunes and a full moon walk, as well as a campfire program on Native American Medicine.
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October Events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

LAS VEGAS, NV – The Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort is hosting an array of fun, interactive events for the entire family throughout the month of October.
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Volunteers needed for weed-pull event at Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation Area

LAUGHLIN, NV – Volunteers are needed to remove invasive fountaingrass at Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation Area.
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Halloween Spooktacular at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park on Saturday, October 17

LAS VEGAS, NV – Celebrate all things autumn at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park.
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October Events at Spring Valley State Park

PIOCHE, NV – Spring Valley State Park will host a fly fishing tournament and scorpion hike in the month of October.
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Second Annual Dutch Oven Cook-Off at Lahontan State Recreation Area on Saturday, October 3rd

FALLON, NV – Show off your cast iron cooking skills and sample delicious Dutch oven fare at Lahontan State Recreation Area’s second annual Dutch Oven Cook-off.
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Scorpion Hike at Echo Canyon State Park on Saturday, September 26th

PIOCHE, NV – Join a park ranger to learn about one of the most adaptive predatory arthropods, the scorpion.
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Dutch Oven Cooking Class and Demonstration at Lahontan State Recreation Area on Saturday, September 12th

FALLON, Nev. – Learn the art of cast iron cooking and sample delicious Dutch oven fare, including a variety of breakfast dishes, at the Lahontan State Recreation Area Dutch oven cooking class and demonstration.
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September Events at Fort Churchill State Historic Park

SILVER SPRINGS, Nev. – Fort Churchill State Historic Park is offering a variety of ranger-led programs during the month of September.
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Nevada State Parks Wood Permit Sale Saturday, September 12

CARSON CITY, Nev. – Permits for firewood will go on sale Saturday, September 12, with approximately 150 permits available on a first-come, first-served basis.
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September Events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Join Park Rangers at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, where Las Vegas truly began, and enjoy one of our Saturday programs throughout the month.
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Stargazing at Spooner Lake State Park on Friday, August 21

LAKE TAHOE, Nev. – Enjoy a laser-guided tour of starry wonders with professional stargazer, Gigi Giles.
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Dutch Oven Cooking Class and Demonstration at Buckland Station Saturday, August 15

SILVER SPRINGS, Nev. – Learn to cook like a pioneer and sample delicious Dutch oven fare at the Buckland Station Dutch oven cooking class and demonstration.
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Kid’s Carp Fishing Derby at Little Washoe Lake Saturday, August 22

NEW WASHOE CITY, Nev. – Washoe Lake State Park is partnering with the Nevada Department of Wildlife to host a kid’s carp fishing derby...
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Yoga on the Meadow at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park in August

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Come stretch your body and relax your spirit in the shade of the breathtaking Red Rock Canyon escarpment.
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Star Party at Washoe Lake State Park Saturday, August 15

NEW WASHOE CITY, Nev. - The Northern Nevada Astronomical Group will conduct a star party and astronomy program at Washoe Lake State Park.
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August Events at Fort Churchill State Historic Park

SILVER SPRINGS, Nev. - Fort Churchill State Historic Park is offering a variety of ranger-led programs during the month of August.
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Bats: Truth or Tales? Saturday, August 1 at Washoe Lake State Park

NEW WASHOE CITY, Nev. - Learn what these often misunderstood animals eat, where they live and how they are beneficial to us..
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Water on the Meadow at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park in August

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Spring Mountain Ranch State Park is an oasis in the Mojave Desert, with six springs that pour out hundreds of gallons of water per minute. “Water on the Meadow” is a conservation-minded water-slide event.
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Saturday Events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park in August

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Come down and join Park Rangers at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, where Las Vegas truly began, and attend one of our weekly programs hosted every Saturday in August.
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Blue Moon hike at Washoe Lake State Park Friday, July 31

NEW WASHOE CITY, Nev. - Take a moonlit walk under a blue moon, the second full moon in the month of July, and learn about the history of Washoe Valley.
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Campfire Program at Washoe Lake State Park Wednesday, July 15

NEW WASHOE CITY, Nev. - Learn all about scorpions during this campfire talk.
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Stargazing at South Fork State Recreation Area on Saturday, July 25

SPRING CREEK, Nev. - South Fork State Recreation Area will host an astronomy presentation on Saturday, July 25.
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July Events at Fort Churchill State Historic Park

SILVER SPRINGS, Nev. – Fort Churchill State Historic Park is offering a variety of programs during the month of July. Programs highlight the area’s rich history and abundant natural resources.
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Genoa Americana Celebration at Mormon Station State Historic Park on Saturday, July 4

GENOA, NV. – Come out to Mormon Station State Historic Park in Genoa and discover the Genoa Americana Celebration.
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Yoga on the Meadow at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park in July

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Come stretch your body and relax your spirit in the shade of the breathtaking Red Rock Canyon escarpment.
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Water on the Meadow at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park in July

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Spring Mountain Ranch State Park is an oasis in the Mojave Desert, with six springs that pour out hundreds of gallons of water per minute. “Water on the Meadow” is a conservation-minded water-slide event.
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Events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park in July

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort is hosting an array of fun, interactive events for the entire family throughout the month of July.
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Stargazing at Spooner Lake State Park on Friday, July 10

LAKE TAHOE, NV – Enjoy a laser-guided tour of starry wonders with professional stargazer Gigi Giles.
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Saturday Events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort is hosting an array of fun, interactive events for the entire family throughout the months of June and July.
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Wildflower Walks at Spooner Lake State Park in June

LAKE TAHOE, Nev. – Take a leisurely, two-hour walk around Spooner Lake, home to over 100 species of wildflowers.
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North Canyon Creek Management Road at Spooner Lake will close for maintenance: Monday-Thursday, June 1 through July 12

SPOONER LAKE, Nev. – A meadow restoration and road rehabilitation project will close the first 1.5 mile segment of North Canyon Road...
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