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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Civil War re-enactment at Spring Mountain Ranch October 29 and 30, 2011

BLUE DIAMOND, Nev. – Celebrate Nevada Day in “battle born” style by watching a full-scale reenactment of Civil War battles at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park. More than 300 re-enactors from various states participate in the battles, held October 29 and 30, 2011. The activities include a Civil War fashion show, ladies tea, period-style church service, solider encampments and field...
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Annie the Acheropite: The mystery figure overlooking Spring Mountain Ranch

LAS VEGAS — Just outside of Las Vegas within the Red Rock National Conservation Area sits a natural phenomenon staff and volunteers of Spring Mountain Ranch State Park have been investigating for some time. Sitting on Black Velvet peak, overlooking the park, is an image that some say resembles the Virgin Mary. But little is known about the figure that watches over the park. There are many...
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Pioneer Days at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park September 24, 2011

BLUE DIAMOND, Nev. – Take a step back in time and discover the pioneer era with live music, spinning and weaving demonstrations, gold panning, black powder rifle shooting and candle dipping, while enjoying the taste and aromas of authentic Dutch-oven cooking at the annual Pioneer Day. WHAT: Pioneer Days WHEN: Saturday September 24, 2011, from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. WHERE: Spring Mountain...
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Cool off in July at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

LAS VEGAS – Spring Mountain Ranch State Park is more than just a place for Super Summer Theater plays. The park offers many activities year round for the entire family. There is a $9.00 per vehicle entrance fee. Nevada residents receive a $2.00 discount. Cash and check are accepted. There is no additional charge for the events. Spring Mountain Ranch State Park is located 15 miles west of Las...
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Fire restrictions implemented at Big Bend and Spring Mountain State Parks

LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Division of State Parks and Nevada Division of Forestry announced today that added fire restrictions are being implemented at Big Bend and Spring Mountain Ranch state parks because of the high potential for wildfire. The divisions instituted restrictions on Friday at both parks. Extreme temperatures, high fire danger and an abundance of cheat grass and red brome have...
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