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Grand Canyon marks 100 years as a national park in 2019

The first European American who reached the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon marveled at what was before him: an astounding system of canyons, profound fissures and slender spires that seemingly tottered from their bases.

A guide to skiing, snowboarding in Nevada and neighboring states

If you live in Southern Nevada, great skiing or snowboarding can be found at all points of the compass. Whether you’re looking for a day trip, a one-night excursion or a multiday trip, there is a resort within easy reach.

Christmas Day hours reduced at Red Rock, Sloan canyons

The Bureau of Land Management has announced limited hours for the gated portions of Red Rock Canyon and Sloan Canyon national conservation areas on Dec. 25.

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New visitor center planned at Sloan Canyon area in Henderson

The Bureau of Land Management will unveil its plans for a permanent visitor center at Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area during a public forum in Henderson on Wednesday.

Southern Nevada cities score well in study of outdoor access

Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson all earned high marks in a new analysis by the folks behind the Opt Outside movement, which encourages people to choose outdoor recreation over Black Friday shopping.

Zion Narrows top-down hike to reopen Saturday

Days after Zion National Park announced it would stop issuing permits for a popular trail, the “top-down” hike through the Narrows will be reopened — at least for the rest of 2018.

Red Rock Campground to reopen on Friday

The Red Rock Campground, just off state Route 159 about two miles east of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area visitor center, features 80 single camp sites and seven group sites.

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