RENO, Nev. (AP) — State and federal officials are banning campfires in Nevada and parts of eastern California due to severe wildfire risks and an unusually high number of human-caused blazes so far this year.
With the weather getting warmer and the wind dying down, it's time to throw your camping gear into the car and head out to the great outdoors! LVRJ's hiking columnist Deborah Wall shares tips from her new book, Base Camp Las Vegas, on the best hiking and camping in Nevada, Utah, California, and Arizona. Where can you take the kids? Where can you find wildlife, a ghost town, or the best narrows? Our hiking experts weigh in.