Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Mondays on the Mount: A moderate to strenuous four-mile hike Monday with a 1,500-foot gain at Trail Canyon (515-5367).

Red Rock Canyon, Fletcher Canyon/Stanley B. Loop: Tuesday, a strenuous four-mile loop hike through some brushy/rocky terrain (515-5367).

Las Vegas Highlanders: Wednesday through July 8, join in hiking and camping at Great Basin National Park and Mount Moriah Wilderness. Contact LasVegasHighlanders@yahoo.com, e-mail: onecoolhike@yahoo.com or call 808-3855.

Red Rock Canyon, Bristlecone Loop: A moderate six and one-half-mile hike with an 800-foot gain Friday in upper Lee Canyon (515-5367).

Around the Bend Friends: This group of people, 50 years and over, interested in hiking and related social activities will meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Santa Fe Casino, 4949 N. Rancho Drive, South Parking Garage, on the left of Level 3, for a moderate three-hour hike at Mount Charleston (642-2285).

Red Rock Canyon, Cathedral Rock: An easy to moderate three-mile introductory hike Saturday (515-5367).

Sierra Club: A moderate four-mile hike Saturday to a 100-foot waterfall at Big Falls. Contact Nick Saines at 896-4049.

Red Rock Canyon, Corn Creek Spring Walk: Saturday, an easy one-half-mile walk to view prime habitat for aquatic and land plants and animals (515-5367).

Red Rock Canyon, Calico Walk: All ages are welcome on this easy one to two-mile hike around the Calicos Saturday (515-5367).

Sierra Club: Sunday, an early hike through the pines at Stanley B Springs. Contact: Jack Sawyer at 228-3857.

Friends of Nevada Wilderness: Group is teaming with the Nevada Outdoor School for a hike on July 8. Visit: www.nevadawilderness.org.

Red Rock Canyon, Bristlecone/Bonanza Trail: July 8, a moderate six-mile hike through the Bristlecone and Ponderorsa Pines (515-5367).


Bagel Ride: Leave from Aspen Creek Cycling, 1550 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway, Wednesday at 7 a.m., for a 22-mile ride. For more information, visit www.greenvalleycyclists.org or e-mail: topgolf@aol.com

Las Vegas Valley Bicycle Club: A 6:15 a.m. moderate to fast 15-20 mile, road ride on Wednesday. Meet at the NuVision Cyclery on West Lake Mead Boulevard between Rampart Boulevard and Scholar Lane. (228-1333). There will be a 30-plus mile, moderate and hilly, ride on Wednesday and Thursday at 7 a.m., and a 30 to 50-plus mile long grade ride on Saturday at 7 a.m. Meet behind Starbucks on West Charleston Boulevard and Town Center Drive (873-6256). Also, an easy ride of 25 to 35 miles of flat land on July 8 at 7 a.m. Meet at Einstein Brothers Bagels, 8400 Cheyenne Ave., or call 873-6256.

Green Valley Cyclists: Meet at 7 a.m. Saturday and July 8 in the Brooklyn Bagel parking lot, near the corner of Green Valley Parkway and Pebble Road in Henderson. For more information, visit www.greenvalleycyclists.org or call 501-9771.

Red Rock Canyon, Mountain Bike Madness: No experience necessary for this six-mile introductory ride July 8. Mountain bike and helmets required. Meet at the North Cottonwood parking lot (515-5367).

Nevada Ultramarathon Bicycling Society: Team forming for the Hoodoo 500 in St. George, Utah, on Sept. 15-17. If interested, e-mail: kbcostin2@cox.net, or visit: www.planetultra.com/Hoodoo500/index.htm.


Red Rock Canyon, Tort Talks: Learn about Nevada’s state reptile, the desert tortoise, Wednesday, at this ongoing visitor center program between 9-10:30 a.m. No sign-up required (515-5367).

Red Rock Canyon, Up Close: Look at the flora, fauna or geology of Red Rock and the surrounding desert Thursday at this ongoing visitor’s center exhibit from 9 a.m. until noon. No sign-up required (515-5367).

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, Summer Cool-off: Learn about heat exhaustion and desert survival. Free ice cream and lemonade will be served, while supplies last. Event is 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday at the Ranch House Garage (875-4141).

Las Vegas Astronomical Society: "Jupiter — King of the Planets" will be Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center, followed by telescope viewing, weather permitting. Gates to the center close at 8:30. Visit rob.lambert@lvastronomy.com or call 461-1390.

Cathedral Gorge State Park: "Just Deserts" slide show will be Saturday at 8:30 p.m. at the campground amphitheater. Visit cathedralgorge_vc@lcturbonet.com or call (775) 728-4460.

Friends of Nevada Wilderness: Saturday, a day of road restoration and fence enclosure at the North Black Rock Range followed by a potluck luck dinner. Visit www.nevadawilderness.org.

Hunter Education Class: Nevada Department of Wildlife is accepting applications for the 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., July 14 class, and the 6-9:30 p.m. classes on July 16-17, both at the NDOW office, 4747 W. Vegas Drive. (486-5127, Ext. 3501).

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