Federal officials are raising fees for cave tours and campground stays within Nevada’s vast Great Basin National Park.
The 10,000-square-foot attraction features an event room, a gift shop, a wedding chapel, arcade games and four bowling lanes, but it’s the “Twilight Zone” props and scenes painted on the walls in glorious black-light black-and-white that’ll most vividly jog fans’ memories.
Looking for an alternative to shopping on Black Friday? Outdoor retailer REI and conservation groups like the Friends of Arizona Joshua Tree Forest recommend you Opt Outside.
Ninety House Democrats, including Reps. Ruben Kihuen, Jacky Rosen and Dina Titus, all of Nevada, signed a letter calling the scheme “misguided” and saying it would hurt local economies near the parks and low-income families.
Tim Freriks blazed from the North Rim to the South Rim at a blistering pace on Oct. 1, crossing the 21-mile chasm to claim what is called the “fastest known time.” There was no prize, only bragging rights to the unofficial record.
The National Park Service has proposed a dramatic, peak-season fee increase at some of its most iconic parks to fund improvements and boost revenue for the cash-strapped system.
One-way 13-mile road through Red Rock Canyon will begin closing an hour earlier — at 7 p.m. — starting Sunday.
The station at the entrance to the 48,438-acre conservation area at the southern edge of Henderson will be open daily from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through next May.
More than 12,800 miles, 48 states, three countries and 33 pairs of shoes later, Helene Neville, a 57-year-old grandma-turned-nurse-turned-cancer-survivor, will once again touch ground Saturday in her home of Las Vegas.