McKissick Canyon

A 3-mile hike with 2,000 feet of elevation gain, the trail up Mckissick Canyon leads to a stunning view over the Winnemucca Valley, with rock-scrambling access to the peaks of the Dogskin Range.


Mt. Rose Waterfall

Standing more than 6,300 feet above downtown Reno’s 4,500 feet, Mount Rose looks daunting. But its summit trail begins high up the mountain pass road (SR 431), at 8,911 feet.


Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

The creation of Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge was a kind of miracle, as the entire area was destined to be a subdivision in 1980. The savior of Ash Meadows was the Devils Hole pupfish.


Clear Creek Trail

The Clear Creek Trail is about 10.5 miles one way, with gentle gradients for hiking or mountain biking. It takes nearly 15 mi to gain the 1,150 ft in altitude of its high point at 6,200 ft.


The Lava Beds; Elephant Head Rock

In May of 2013 we drove 2.5 hours from Reno toward the Black Rock Desert and then began a 7-mile hike up about 1,000 feet to the top of this spectacularly scenic granite plateau.


The Frog Pond

Located on private property just above the east side of the Black Rock Playa, the Frog Pond can most easily be accessed from Empire on a 15 miles washboard rumble on the Jungo Road.


Truckee River Bike Path

The Truckee River Bike Path runs for 12 miles through downtown Reno to the eastern end of Sparks. Explore 27 spots along the trail in virtual reality.


Red Rock Canyon

Travel 17 mi from the neon canyons of Las Vegas and you’ll find the red sandstone formations of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Visited by more than a million people yearly.


Fremont Street Experience

Downtown Las Vegas' Fremont Street Experience offers hourly light shows each evening, with more than 12 million LED modules and a half-million watt sound system.


Hoover Dam

From the platform below Hoover Dam its imposing 726 ft height, the highest in the country, is evident. The structure extends 1,244 ft across Black Canyon and is 660 ft thick at its base.


Lamoille Canyon

Glacier-sculpted Lamoille Canyon is the largest valley in Elko County’s Ruby Mountains. Approximately 12 miles long, the canyon is only twenty minutes from Elko on Lamoille Canyon Road.


Toquima Cave

Toquima Cave, located in the mountains east of Austin, was used for religious purposes by Native Americans for thousands of years. The pictographs in the cave are unique to the region.


Reno Whitewater Park

Since its opening in 2004, Reno's Whitewater Park has attracted kayakers, tubers, rafters, and swimmers to the Truckee River where it runs through the downtown area.


Berlin Stamp Mill

Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park is at 7,000 feet on the western slope of central Nevada's Shoshone mountain range. Berlin saw its heyday in 1908, diminishing to nothing by 1911.