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.
Participants took part in an archery target shooting program being offered at Spring Mountain State Park near Blue Diamond on Friday.
The extra dollars would go toward trail maintenance, search-and-rescue costs and educational programs, among other upkeep costs, said BLM spokesman John Asselin.
The Trump administration has quietly ended a six-year-old ban on selling bottled water at some national parks, which aimed to ease plastic pollution and the huge amount of waste being recycled.
The U.S. Open 8-ball Championships at Griff’s in Las Vegas featured 52 of the top international pool players from 13 countries, including Australia, the United Kingdom, Kuwait, Qatar, Finland and New Zealand.
Besieged by tourists, the Utah park 160 miles northeast of Las Vegas is considering implementing a system that would require visitors to obtain reservations to get in.