Red Rock Canyon: On Monday, take an easy, 1-mile hike to Lost Creek and, to get in the Halloween spirit, stop along the way to hear spooky tales of the Southwest; for ages 5 and older. Also on Monday, enjoy Pine Creek at night on a moderate, 3-mile hike; for ages 10 and older. On Oct. 30, explore the Calico Hills and Tanks on a strenuous, 3-mile hike that includes rock scrambling; for ages 15 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, call (702) 823-2355 or visit the club’s website, www.aroundthebendfriends.com.
Red Rock Canyon: On Monday, see a tabletop exhibit on the animals of Red Rock from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the visitor center. On Tuesday, take part in an art class; for ages 15 and older. Also on Tuesday, view the types of venomous animals found in Red Rock; from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the visitor center. On Friday, join a crew to help pick 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.