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Outdoor activities around Southern Nevada

HIKES

Red Rock Canyon: On Monday, join a geologist and a naturalist to discuss the rocks, plants and wildlife encountered on a moderate, three-mile hike along the First Creek Trail. On Wednesday, search for signs of animal life on a moderate, three-mile hike to Calico Tank that includes some rock scrambling.

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, visit www.aroundthebendfriends.com.

OTHER PROGRAMS

Red Rock Canyon: On Tuesday, view some of the arachnids, reptiles, birds and mammals found at Red Rock in a tabletop presentation from 11 a.m. to noon at the visitor center.

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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