Outdoor activities around Southern Nevada


HIKES

Red Rock Canyon: On Monday, look for flowers and wildlife on a moderate, three-mile hike to La Madre Spring; for ages 12 and older. Also on Monday, learn about the constellations on a moderate, three-mile night hike at Red Spring; for ages 10 and older. On Saturday, view wildflowers on an easy-to-moderate, four-mile hike to Pine Creek; for ages 6 and older. On March 25, enjoy a variety of wildflowers on an easy-to-moderate, three-mile hike to Fossil Ridge; for ages 6 and older. Also on March 25, go for an easy, one-mile hike around the Moenkopi Loop; for ages 5 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, www.aroundthebendfriends.com.

OTHER PROGRAMS

Red Rock Canyon: On Tuesday, view types of arachnids, reptiles, birds and mammals found at Red Rock in a tabletop exhibit from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the visitor center. On Friday, help clean up a trail. On Saturday, kids ages 2 to 6 can learn about butterflies through stories, activities, music and a craft.

For more information, call (702) 515-5367.

Archaeo-Nevada Society, along with the Bureau of Land Management, seeks volunteers to help with Red Rock Canyon conservation projects. Visit www.archaeonevada.org.

 

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