More than a dozen climbing routes on rocky cliffs in southern Utah’s Zion National Park have been temporarily closed to help protect peregrine falcons.
Carson, a black Labrador retriever plows into a snowbank, sinks his teeth into a red and blue blanket, and yanks a skier into the blinding sunlight at the Lee Canyon ski resort. For the 11-month old pup, it might just seem like some playful fun. But for avalanche dog handlers Michelle and Greg French, it’s serious training that could one day save a life.
The city of Henderson plans to make improvements to some of its older parks and adding a dog park.
Many people only know the name of Yuma, Arizona, from “3:10 to Yuma” the 2007 film starring Russell Crowe and Christian Bale. And the movie ends before anybody actually gets to Yuma, so we never catch a glimpse of the place.
Axe Monkeys Las Vegas can accommodate target sport enthusiasts, aspiring lumberjacks and anybody else who has always wanted to do things with axes that summer camp Scoutmasters never, ever would allow.
Big Bend of the Colorado State Recreation Area is a must-see. Handily located at the southern tip of Nevada, the park was established in 1996, on the Colorado River south of Laughlin’s Casino Drive.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday weekend calls for plenty of snow — and plenty of visitors — in the mountains. Nearly 2 feet of fresh powder has landed on Mount Charleston and the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area since Thursday.
Locals and tourists can enjoy free access to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area next Monday in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Although the cold kept an audience from forming in an amphitheater at the edge of Lake Mead on Saturday night, National Park Service employee Yolanda Sherwood braved the 45-degree temperatures to deliver an important message: Coyotes aren’t to be trifled with.
Editor’s note: We added a race in Green Valley set for 10 a.m. Sunday.