Winter Wonderlands – Nevada State Parks

Cathedral Gorge State Park Nevada

From ice fishing at the remote and remarkable Wild Horse State Recreation Area in the north, to cool hikes through Southern Nevada’s Valley of Fire, 24 state parks dot Nevada, winter wonderlands, ripe to explore and ready to enjoy.

Beaver Dam: (Panaca) Always open, Beaver Dam was formed from more than 10 million years of volcanic activity and erosion. A designated Watchable Wildlife Area, its out-of-the-way location makes for rugged winter camping and hikes. Nearby OHV trails provide plenty of paths to enjoy the rustic beauty of the area. Continue reading

US 50 designated official US Bicycle Route in Nevada

US 50 designated official U.S. Bicycle Routein Nevada

The Nevada Department of Transportation announced that U.S. 50 across the state has been designated as Nevada’s first official U.S. Bicycle Route, joining the world’s largest network of national bike routes and expanding tourism and long-term economic potential for local communities along the route.

While many local bicycle routes and paths exist across the state, the designation of U.S. 50 as part of the U.S. Bicycle Route System marks the first route in Nevada to be named a U.S. Bicycle Route and makes Nevada the tipping-point 26th state in the union with a national bike route. Continue reading