When the heat, and constant air conditioning of summer and early fall gets to be too much for those of us living in Las Vegas the quickest and easiest way to get a break is head to Mt Charleston for a hike. But with over 50 miles of designated trails to choose from where does the newcomer go first.
One of the benefits of growing up in a large city is a picnic in the park
including a trip to the Natural History museum. But most of the newer
residents of Las Vegas, and several of the older ones have no idea that you can do that here.
How did you find that place? It's a question that I always seem to be
Well, Some of the time I'm told about these unusual places that I go to, but
more often than not they're places I find on road trips.
By the time you’ve traveled the 90 miles Northwest from Las Vegas to get to
the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, the area beyond the entrance seems
unremarkable. That assessment has caused more than a few people to miss out
on some notable wildlife viewing opportunities.