Lincoln County’s Kershaw-Ryan State Park has a wading pool, camping for tents and RVs, hiking and birds aplenty.
Deborah Wall is the author of "Great Hikes, a Cerca Country Guide," and "Basecamp Las Vegas: Hiking the Southwestern States," published by Stephens Press. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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