INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev.–The Memorial Point scenic overlook and restroom, which is part of Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, located one mile north of Sand Harbor, will be closed from June 4 to approximately June 25, 2007. The closure is due to construction and facility upgrades occurring at the site. Alternative restroom facilities are available at Sand Harbor. Read the rest of this entry »
Increased law enforcement to crack down on underage drinking and other offenses
Up to 20,000 people each day are expected to be at Lahontan during the weekend and preparation includes increased law enforcement activities designed to crack down on underage drinking, fights and other offenses. Read the rest of this entry »
CALIENTE, Nev.–The historic Elgin Schoolhouse State Park is now open for visitors between 12:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. These hours will remain in effect through October 28, 2007.
Visitors can call 775-726-3564 for further information or for possible tours outside normal visitor hours. Read the rest of this entry »
CARSON CITY, Nev.–Fire season is upon us and the thought on the minds of many homeowners is, “Would my home survive?” You may be eligible to apply for funds to help homes, particularly those near wildlands, safer from fire threats.
The Nevada Division of Forestry is seeking applications for the 2007 Wildland Urban Interface grant program’s state fire assistance grants. There is about $1,500,000 available for projects statewide. The purpose of this funding is to mitigate risk of wild fires in wildland-urban interface areas. Read the rest of this entry »
The Nevada Division of State Parks will admit, free of charge, bicyclists who ride into any Nevada State Park the weekend of May 19-20, 2007, in celebration of National Bike Month.
Nevada State Parks include Lake Tahoe-Nevada (which includes the Spooner Backcountry), Valley of Fire, Spring Mountain Ranch, Lahontan, Floyd Lamb, Cathedral Gorge and Kershaw-Ryan. Read the rest of this entry »