Springs in Old Nevada
old western town in Red Rock Canyon 16 miles west of Las Vegas
with a motel, shops, activities and western shootouts.
miles from Las Vegas, 40 minutes by plane, lowest elevation
on North American Continent at 280 feet below sea level,
Zabriskie Point, 20 Mule Canyon, Scotty's Castle, tours
Death Valley Tours
300 miles (480 km.) from Las Vegas, 1 1/2-hour flight by
plane, tours available.
Grand Canyon Tours
Lamb State Park
Tule Springs Rd. Las Vegas, NV 89131 (702) 486-5413) From
Las Vegas take US 95 north. Exit right on Durango, then
right on Tule Springs.
293-8367) Just 34 miles from Las Vegas and 726 feet high
from bedrock. Engineering wonder of the modern world. Tours
inside and outside of dam available: $5.00 adults, children
under 10 free, 10-16 1/2 price. Black Canyon River Raft
Tours available below dam. >From Las Vegas take Expressway
515 south, turns into US 93 south through Henderson and
Boulder City to the Nevada/Arizona border along the Colorado
Hoover Dam Tours
Mead National Recreation Center
50 miles of shoreline, 25 miles west of Las Vegas. Swimming,
water skiing, camping, boating, fishing, six marinas, tours
available. From Las Vegas take US 93/95 south to Lake Mead
Dr./Hwy. 146. On Lake Mead Dr./Hwy. 146 go east through
Henderson to Lake Mead Recreation Area.
Lake Mead Tours
miles (56 km.) from Las Vegas, highest elevation 11,918
feet, winter skiing, picnicking, hiking, horseback riding,
tours available. From Las Vegas take US 95 north to Hwy.
157, then west on Hwy.157 to Mt. Charleston. For info call
Toiyabe National Forest, Kyle Canyon Ranger Station at (702)
scenic rides. Weekend music festivals. For information call
(702) 593-9500. From Las Vegas take US 95 north to Hwy.
156, then west on Hwy. 156, 17 miles.
15 miles (24 km.) west of Las Vegas. 3,000-foot escarpment
produced by thrust fault. A very scenic area of rock formations
and open desert. Bureau of Land Management Visitor Center
is open each day 8am- 4pm. From Las Vegas take Charleston
Ave. west. Continue as it turns into Hwy. 159. For more
information call (702) 363-1921.
Red Rock Tours
Mountain Ranch National Park
Blue Diamond, NV 89004 (702) 875-4141 Visitor Center is
open Mon. and Fri. 12pm-4pm, Sat. and Sun. 10am-4pm. Closed
Tues.- Thurs. Picnic area open every day. Entrance fee $4.00
per car. From Las Vegas take Charleston Ave. west. Continue
as it turns into Hwy. 159 and pass Red Rock Canyon.
of Fire State Park
55 miles (88 km.) from Las Vegas. Scenic landscapes of hidden
canyons and unique rock formations, petroglyphs and remains
of ancient Indian civilization. Nevada Park Service visitor
center open daily, 8:30am-4: 30pm, tours available. There
is a $3 entrance fee. From Las Vegas take I-15 north to
Exit 75 and turn right. For more information call (702)