Outdoor activities around Southern Nevada

HIKES

Red Rock Canyon: On Monday, join a geologist and a naturalist to discuss the geological features, plants and animals encountered on a moderate, two-mile hike along the Calico Hills Trail; for ages 10 and older. On Tuesday, experience a rarely seen side of Red Rock Canyon on a moderate, three-mile night hike under a full moon; for ages 12 and older. On Wednesday, go for a moderate, 2½-mile hike and learn how the Paiutes used natural resources to survive in the desert; for ages 10 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, visit www.aroundthebendfriends.com.

OTHER PROGRAMS

Red Rock Canyon: On Tuesday view some of the arachnids, reptiles, birds and mammals found in Red Rock in a tabletop exhibit from 11 a.m. to noon at the visitor center. On Friday, join a crew to help clean up trash along a trail.

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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