Be a Happy Camper this June

Picture yourself surrounded by nature…hiking, birding, bike riding, rafting, or fishing for your lunch during the day, and relaxing, sitting around a campfire, singing songs, counting shooting stars, toasting marshmallows, and drinking hot chocolate by night. June is National Camping Month, and with campgrounds at 17 of Nevada’s State Parks, spanning every corner of the State, you can enjoy just about any type of camping adventure you choose. Continue reading

Nevada Division of State Parks Receives $1 Million Grant to Open New Walker River Park

Walker River State Recreation AreaThe Nevada Division of State Parks (NDSP), part of the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, is pleased to announce receipt of a federal grant award of $1,091,451 through the National Park Service’s Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The funds will be part of developing Nevada’s newest state park, the Walker River State Recreation Area, located in Mason Valley. LWCF assistance is a competitive grant program designed to benefit local communities through the preservation and development of outdoor recreation resources. Continue reading