With the Federal Government shutdown, some of you are asking about what National Parks around Las Vegas are open? Well, I have good news for you, pretty much all of them are. The gates are open at least. But not much more. Call it a National Park Free Day/week. The Christmas Government Shutdown of 2018. What's Open? Grand Canyon National Park The North Rim closed … [Read more...] about National Parks, What’s Open?
The National Park Service has just released the "Fee Free" dates for 2019. The five days in 2019 that you will be able to visit any National Park in the country for free. Please remember that not all fees will be waived and not all national parks charge an entrance fee. Only 115 of the 418 parks managed by the National Park Service charge entrance fees regularly, with fees … [Read more...] about National Park Fee Free Dates 2019
It's been a long week, you need to take a day off and get out of town. I have just the place. Your local National Park. Friday is Fee Free day in honor of the National Park Service 101st Birthday. Waiving the entrance fee at all the National Parks that have one. The National Park Service was created on August 25, 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson signed the National … [Read more...] about Friday is National Park Fee Free Day!
On a recent tour up to Bryce Canyon National Park, I took a little detour and headed up through Zion National Park. Two of the most beautiful National Parks you can see on a day trip out of Las Vegas. Being a Tuesday morning in the beginning of April, I did not expect to find traffic problems, but I did. At 10am, they were already telling people not to park inside the park, … [Read more...] about No Room at the Canyon??
If you were to drive out of Las Vegas about 4 hours, through Death Valley National Park and over the Panamint Springs Mountains, then head up California Highway 395, you will find Manzanar War Relocation Center. You may even miss it if you aren't really looking for it. On this day in 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democrat) signed Executive Order 9066 which led to … [Read more...] about Remembering Manzanar – On the Road