Perched among the tops of pine trees blanketing Onyx Peak, I stand on a metal platform. There’s no way down the platform nested on a single, steel trunk. No stairs. No ladder. But there is a way down.
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Festivals abound in Cerca country in June, ranging from Father’s Day celebrations to rodeos to parties for Nevada’s 150th year of statehood.
A nervous energy bubbled high atop the Rio, on the patio on the 50th floor, where men and women of all shapes and sizes queued up to be the first to ride the new VooDoo Zip Line on Sunday.
Because of last summer’s disastrous Carpenter 1 fire, subsequent floods and an ongoing schedule of improvements, visitors to the Spring Mountain retreat this summer should expect some changes and restrictions.
As an acrobat, Almas Meirmanov’s life has been one great, literal balancing act.
There are holes where the player has to putt the ball through something, and holes where the player has to putt the ball around something and holes where the player has to putt the ball over something.
The sting of fee increases to help balance the City of Las Vegas fiscal 2015 budget is upsetting people involved with youth and adult sports.
Each year, Las Vegas residents turn to what some claim is the best remedy for 100-degree temperatures: a dip in the pool. It’s especially appreciated when children are out of school — good for keeping them occupied and a good physical activity for everyone.
Because it has always had a few residents to watch over it during its down cycles, the ghost town retains a few original streets, where about 50 weathered wooden structures remain.
Square dancing has been around since enthusiasts first started kicking up their heels in England during the 17th century. And several dedicated Las Vegas participants are determined to keep the activity strong locally.
CARSON CITY — The state Department of Wildlife wants anglers to catch as many fish as they can at two Nevada reservoirs before water levels and fish survival plummet.
Whether it’s parents looking for fun activities for their children or a chance to enrich the learning experience, the Henderson area offers several summer camp opportunities.
Henderson and Las Vegas are gaining national recognition for initiatives to make their communities welcoming for bicyclists. The two cities were recognized Wednesday as bicycle-friendly communities by the League of American Bicyclists.
It comes around every year — summer break for students. For families where both parents work, it means finding a slot in a summer camp program. Even for those with only one parent employed, summer camps can provide a welcome change for youngsters.
The Take a Selfie Scavenger Hunt takes place throughout Lake Mead and Lake Mojave. Participants are encouraged to take five selfies at each location, hashtagged with #MeadSelfie and #MohaveSelfie.
Springtime arrives swiftly in the little valley of Mountain Meadows in southwestern Utah. It paints the grassy fields with fresh green and splashes of bright wildflowers.
There’s something almost majestic about the array of electronic equipment displayed in what once was a bedroom of Jerry Sobel’s home and what now resembles the radio shack of a movie-screen submarine.
By most definitions, giant sequoias are the largest trees on Earth, and they will surely inspire awe in anyone fortunate enough to see them. And because they grow within a long weekend’s journey of Southern Nevada, you can be among the fortunate. But if you intend to do that this summer, it’s best to plan now, for this kind of trip will be most pleasant if you make reservations, allowing time to incorporate other activities.
Beautiful Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area provides scenic splendor and wide-ranging recreational opportunities just beyond the urbanized area of Las Vegas. Little wonder it attracts more than a million visitors annually. Though many visitors are locals who frequently return, many others come from across the country or around the world.
Aside from the numerous bike trails, the thriving art community at the Utah-Arizona border has much to offer for those looking to get out of Las Vegas for a weekend trip.
Cerca country celebrates spring with a variety of outdoor events and activities.
Horses4Heroes transitioned from a temporary home at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs to a permanent home, courtesy of the Las Vegas City Council’s unanimous vote April 16.
For many travelers following busy U.S. Highway 95 through Nevada, Tonopah is just a place to pause for a bite to eat and to gas up before pushing on to other destinations. But the former mining boomtown 200 miles northwest of Las Vegas deserves a closer look to experience its charm and explore its fascinating history.