Stargazing at Spooner Lake State Park on Friday, August 29

Enjoy a laser-guided tour of starry wonders with professional stargazer and astronomy instructor, Gigi Giles. Delight in a unique and educational experience as you peer through the provided high powered telescopes and astronomical binoculars in the tranquil mountain air at an elevation of 7,000 feet. Learn various aspects of astronomy and space science. WHAT: Stargazing at Spooner Lake State...
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Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park – Old Fort History Tour

Old Fort History Tour Join fort staff for a guided tour of the Museum and Fort grounds. All ages welcome. WHEN: Saturday, August 30 from Noon to 1 p.m. CONTACT: Daniel Wassmund, 702-486-3511, oldfortranger@parks.nv.gov
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Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park – Dutch Oven Breakfast Demonstration

Dutch Oven Breakfast Demonstration Join the park rangers for a very special Dutch oven breakfast demonstration. Sit back and have a cup of coffee while park rangers demonstrate the basics of Dutch oven cooking and show how the pioneers cooked without electricity or gas. Samples and coffee will be provided while supplies last. WHEN: Saturday, August 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. CONTACT: Daniel...
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Dutch Oven Cook-off at Lahontan State Recreation Area

Prepare your favorite Dutch Oven recipes and see how you stack up to other Dutch Oven enthusiast. Participants may compete in teams or individually and are allowed unlimited entries in four categories: bread, dessert, main/dish/meat, and side dish/vegetable. Please go to www.parks.nv.gov for entry forms and a full description of the contest rules. This event is open to the public, and is a family...
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Water history of the Comstock tour at Spooner Backcountry

Former Backcountry Ranger, Cheryl Surface, leads this informative, delightful tour of the Spooner Backcountry. Cheryl brings history alive with stories about Red House, Hobart Reservoir, Marlette Lake, the Flume trail and the Marlette Water System. Space limited to 12 because participants will be driven to the historic sites, so sign up early by calling 775-749-5980. Bring lunch, water, a light...
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Washoe Lake State Park events in August

Take an evening walk along the sand dunes, view planets and stars through high-powered telescopes and learn the art of Dutch oven cooking! These events are free, except for the $7 per vehicle entrance fee; Nevada residents receive a $2 discount. 8/10/14: Full Moon Walk Enjoy the sunset along this easy 1.5 mile walk to the sand dunes and beach of Washoe Lake. Discover why the winds in Washoe...
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