Civil War Experience at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park on Saturday, November 25

Civil War reenactors at Spring Mountain State Park, NevadaTry on civil war uniforms, learn to march and drill in formation, and participate in a mock skirmish with other visitors in this hands-on, family-friendly event. Learn from knowledgeable re-enactors and see historic weapons, including a light cannon and the arms carried by civil war soldiers. Continue reading

Ranger-Guided Night Hikes at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park in November

Moonlight HikeEnjoy a ranger-led hike to the starlit-heights of Sandstone Canyon, beneath the eaves of the three-hundred year old ash tree grove. Visitors will glimpse what creatures come out at night and see how moonlight transforms Spring Mountain Ranch. This hike is about two miles long and will cover rocky, uneven terrain. Please dress for the weather, wear closed-toed shoes and bring water and a flashlight. This hike is appropriate for hikers ages seven and up. Dogs on a leash are welcome and there is no need to register beforehand.
WHEN: Saturday, November 4 and Friday, November 17 at 4:00 p.m.
WHERE: Spring Mountain Ranch State Park is located 11 miles from the I-215 / West Charleston Boulevard intersection on Highway 159 at 6375 Nevada Highway 159, Blue Diamond, NV 89004.
COST: Entry to Spring Mountain State Park is $9 per vehicle, with a $2 discount for Nevada residents. An annual pass for Spring Mountain Ranch State Park is available for $65. There is no additional fee for this event.
CONTACT: David Low, 702-875-4141, smr-interp@parks.nv.gov