Nevada is a land of radically changing terrain, everything from stark deserts to lush mountain forests, and the best way to explore it all is in the Silver State’s many recreation areas. From top to bottom, Nevada is overflowing with these wilderness gateways, so whether you’re in the mood for fishing, hiking or even honest-to-goodness backcountry camping, the state has you covered.

Nevada Adventures

A Splendid Start to Summer at the Bathtub Races

If you want to kick off summer the right way, you're going to wanna get to Cave Lake State Park's Annual Bathtub Boat Races, STAT. Nevada is taking watersports to a whole new level with this one!

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Capturing Nevada's Statescape: Time-Lapse Style

We all know that with a state as enormous as Nevada, the landscapes are as diverse as they come. It wasn't until expert photographer and Nevada native Derrick Lytle time-lapsed over 40 locations that we realized how truly amazing Nevada is

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Discover & Do

North Las Vegas, NV

Considered to be one of the greatest records of Ice Age fossils in the entire world, Tule Springs is overseen by the National Parks Service is just north of the famed Las Vegas Strip. Perfect to check out during the winter, spring or autumn months, visitors to the  area should make time to peruse this endlessly interesting natural history cache. 

Southern, NV

Kyle Canyon Picnic Area is set in the beautiful Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, just outside Las Vegas. Visitors enjoy hiking, horseback riding and more in this desert oasis.