Outdoor activities around Southern Nevada


Red Rock Canyon: On Monday, join a geologist and a naturalist to discuss the geology, plants and animals encountered on a strenuous, 3½-mile hike from Calico Basin into Gateway Canyon; for ages 10 and older. On Wednesday, search for signs of animal life on a moderate, three-mile hike to Calico Tank; for ages 12 and older.

For more information or to sign up for hikes, call 702-515-5367.

Around the Bend Friends: This group of people 50 and older who are involved in hiking and related social activities plans several hikes each week of various difficulty levels, including an easy-to-moderate social hike on Saturdays. To learn more about the group and the hikes that are offered, call 702-823-2355 or visit the club’s website at www.aroundthebendfriends.com.