History Talk at Echo Canyon on Saturday, April 25

PIOCHE, Nev. – Echo Canyon State Park offers a 35-acre reservoir, a campground, picnic area, group use facilities and boat launch. Abundant wildlife, a wide variety of native plants and unique rock formations make exploration a favorite activity. During this talk visitors will learn about the history of the park and its surrounding area. WHEN: Saturday, April 25, at 1:00 p.m. WHERE: Echo Canyon...
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April events at Spring Valley State Park

PIOCHE, Nev. – Spring Valley State Park is a popular area for fishing, camping and sight-seeing. Visitors also enjoy hiking, exploring and touring the historic Ranch House. Spring Valley State Park is offering two special events in April. April 11: Nature Walk Park staff will guide visitors on a walk from the Stone Cabin while providing information on the native plants and animals that live in...
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April Events at Fort Churchill State Historic Park

SILVER SPRINGS, Nev. – Fort Churchill State Historic Park is offering a variety of ranger-led events during the month of April, highlighting the area’s rich history and abundant natural resources April 12: Fort Churchill: Then and Now When you look at the ruins of Fort Churchill, it’s hard to imagine life and the landscape before the Fort. Join a ranger for an easy 0.6-mile walk and talk...
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April Events at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort

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 April. Sample hearty Dutch Oven dishes or cook up your own secret recipe for the Dutch Oven Cook-off. Give the kids an opportunity to try their hand at the Pioneer Obstacle Course, or they can search for their own “rock” treasures on the Fort grounds....
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Jackson the Burro at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park on Saturday, April 25

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Meet Jackson, the wild burro who was born in Red Rock Canyon, just a few miles south of Spring Mountain Ranch State Park. Jackson was adopted in 2012 and now works to improve public awareness about his relatives and other wild creatures here in our neighborhood. If you’ve ever wanted to pet a wild burro, but have had the good sense to leave wild animals alone, now is...
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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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