Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Monday at the Rock: A moderate four-mile hike through Pine Creek (515-5367).

Red Rock Canyon, Griffith Peak: A very strenuous nine-mile hike, with a 3,200-foot gain, through Rainbow Canyon to the peak (515-5367).

Red Rock Canyon, Inscription Hill: A moderate four-mile hike Saturday along the southern escarpment to learn how the hill got its name (515-5367).

The Las Vegas High Rollers and Strollers: Members of the American Volkssport Association will have an easy to moderate Boulder City group walk at 7 a.m. Saturday. Meet at the Historic Hotel, 1305 Arizona St. Walk is suitable for baby strollers and wheelchairs (242-4105).

Red Rock Canyon, Cathedral Rock: Saturday, a moderate three-mile hike to a panoramic view of Kyle Canyon (515-5367).

Red Rock Canyon, Junior Naturalists: Saturday, kids (ages 2-6) will love this easy one-mile hike along the Children’s Discovery Trail to learn about desert life. Limited space (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 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).

Sierra Club: Join the Southern Nevada Group Saturday for an easy to moderate three-mile family hike for all ages (babies, too) at Cathedral Rock. Dogs welcome. Contact: Gary Beckman at 648-2983.

Red Rock Canyon, Mack Canyon: A moderate four-mile hike up an old road and short hill for views of the Sheep Mountains Oct. 7. The season’s last Mount Charleston hike (515-5367).

Las Vegas Highlanders: A Christian hiking club open to all denominations plan a hiking trip Oct. 13-14 up Observation Point at Zion National Park. To register contact: onecoolhike@yahoo.com or LasVegasHighlanders@yahoo.com.


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: Tuesday at 6:15 a.m. meet at Einstein’s Bagels, 9031 W. Sahara Ave., for an easy-paced ride to Red Rock (E-mail: dgcasey@cox.net or call 379-3737). A 6:15 a.m. moderate to fast 15-20 mile road ride on Wednesday. Meet at the NuVision Cyclery on West Lake Mead Blvd., between Rampart Boulevard and Scholar Lane (228-1333). There will be a 30-plus mile, moderate and hilly ride 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. Friday, at 6:15 a.m. meet at Einstein’s Bagels, 9031 W. Sahara Ave., for an easy paced ride to Red Rock (E-mail: dgcasey@cox.net or call 379-3737). Oct. 7, meet at Einstein Brothers Bagels, 8400 Cheyenne Ave., at 7 a.m. for an easy ride of 25 to 35 miles of flat land (873-6256). Bring plenty of water for all rides.

Green Valley Cyclists: Meet at 7 a.m. Saturday and Oct. 7 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.

Las Vegas Century Ride: Scheduled for Oct. 20 at 6 a.m. Call Kendra Ballard at 676-1619 for more information.


Red Rock Audubon Society: Meet at 8 a.m. Wednesday at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road, for a birding field trip. All ages welcome, easy walking, good for seniors and beginners. Bring water, snacks and lunch. Call Lorraine Cassidy at 444-4767 for reservations or information.

Red Rock Canyon, Up Close: Take a close look at the flora, fauna or geology of Red Rock and the surrounding desert Friday at this on-going visitor’s center exhibit from 9-11:30 a.m. No sign-up required. (515-5367).

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, Pioneer Day: Old time skills and crafts, such as, spinning and weaving, black powder shooting, cooking (free samples) and wagon rides from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the historic area. Campfire stories, S’mores, and hot cider from 4-6 p.m. For details call 875-4141.

Red Rock Audubon Society: Meet at 6 a.m. Saturday to car pool for a birding field trip at Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge. All ages welcome. Bring water, snacks and lunch. Call Pam Nickels at 375-7230 (cell) or 939-3495 (office) for more information.

Las Vegas Astronomical Society: Dark-sky observation at Valley of Fire Saturday. Pre-registration required. Visit: www.lvastronomy.com, or call 561-7469.

Red Rock Canyon, Living Symbols: Saturday, the National Wild Horse Association and Bureau of Land Management will have a wild horse or burro on display for public interaction at the Visitor Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn more about these animals and their upcoming adoption in October. No-sign-up required (515-5367).

Hunter Education Class: Nevada Department of Wildlife is accepting applications for the Tuesday/Wednesday class from 6-9:30 p.m. in Boulder City. Contact 293-9256 to register. For the Saturday and Oct. 13 classes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the NDOW office, 4747 W. Vegas Drive, and the Oct. 8-9 class from 5:30-9 p.m. at the Whitney Recreation Center, 1575 Galleria Drive, Henderson. (486-5127, Ext. 3501).

Red Rock Audubon Society: Register now to watch the fall migration from Hualupai Mountain State Park, Ariz., Oct. 10. All ages welcome. Bring water, snacks and lunch. Call Je Anne Branca at 524-5645 for reservations or information.

Get Outdoors Nevada: Register now for the following events. Fifty volunteers (ages 18 or older) are needed Oct. 13, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the National Wildlife Refuge for litter and debris cleanup. Two hundred volunteers are needed Oct. 27, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center, Red Springs, and Scenic Loop. Ages 14 and older will do trail work involving hiking and lifting and graffiti removal, children ages 5 through 13 can paint, plant and remove trash. Adult supervision or parental agreement required for those under age 18. Contact: www.getoutdoorsnevada.org/events.htm or e-mail: desertvolunteer@fws.gov.

U.S. Fish & Wildlife/Red Rock Audubon Society: Needs volunteers to report locations of burrowing owls in the Las Vegas Valley and/or monitor breeding nests. This is a three-year ongoing project. For information, see RedRockAudubon.org, contact Diane Jadlowski at 308-1953 or e-mail at jadski@cox.net.


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