Category Archives: Outdoors in Nevada

Seaquest Interactive Aquarium

Seaquest Interactive Aquarium located in the Boulevard Mall in Las Vegas has some great new exhibits that I am dying to check out. You can now play with and feed River Otters, Coatimundis and Capybaras. The small-clawed River Otters have been on display for just a few weeks.  They are native to SE Asia.  Guests are […]



Hiking Black Mountain

Olga and I took a strenuous hike last weekend.  We went up to the top of Black Mountain.  The hike starts in Anthem at the Shadow Canyon Trail-head. Overall  it is almost 8 miles in and out and the elevation gain  is slightly over 2000 feet.  This is one of the more difficult hikes we […]



Liberty Bell Arch Hike

Over the Holidays I went with some of my family members for a  new hike that is only about 30 minutes outside of Henderson.  The hike is called the Liberty Bell Arch. To get there you drive over the Hoover Dam bypass bridge into Arizona.  You get off the highway at the White Rock Canyon […]




Muffin Trail

Went for a beautiful hike the other day just outside of the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.  It was just south of where you go into the park and on the opposite side of the road.  The hike is called the Muffin Trail.  You park at the Cowboy Trail Rides parking lot to start. You […]





Ruby Mountains Exploration

Last week my wife and I decided to take our second trip up to Northern Nevada to do some hiking up in the Ruby Mountains/Lamoille Canyon National Forest.  For those of you who have not ventured up to this part of our state, it is a beautiful area that is primed for wildlife viewing and […]



Las Vegas Camping

As you may be aware, we at LasVegasHomeSpecialist love hiking and camping.  There are so many places to spend time outside here.  Nevada’s prime camping spots offer everything under the stars from family-friendly state parks to remote and romantic getaways. Cathedral Gorge State Park:  Panaca, NV.  A million years ago, Nevada’s desert was drowned under […]