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There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.

Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!
Flamingo Wildlife Habitat
Flamingo Wildlife Habitat

(702) 733-3111

3555 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109   Directions

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To accompany its namesake, the Flamingo Casino Hotel is home to Vegas' only Flamingo Wildlife Habitat. In this beautiful sanctuary, you'll see a flock of Chilean flamingos, swans, ducks, koi, turtles and more, living amongst waterfalls and lush greenery.

Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary
Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary

(702) 645-4224

8103 Racel St
Las Vegas, NV 89131   Directions

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Head to the Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary and see what kind of animals they've saved recently. The organization provides safety for a variety of animals in hopes of finding them a loving home. Tour the outdoor facility and see animals like birds, llamas, goats, donkeys, pigs, ponies and more. Who knows, you may even bring home a new pet!

Hiking Las Vegas
Hiking Las Vegas

(702) 637-0279

Las Vegas, NV

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From Red Rock Canyon, to Lake Mead and Mt. Charleston, Hiking Las Vegas is the best guide to utilize while planning your trek in the landscapes of Las Vegas. This guide provides a list of approximately 401 hiking and recreation trails for you to explore, all you have to do is choose one and be on your way!

Lee Canyon Winter Resort
Lee Canyon Winter Resort

(702) 385-2754

6725 Lee Canyon Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89124   Directions

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Hit the slopes at the Lee Canyon Resort. Beginner, intermediate and avid skiers can choose from 11 trails on the beautiful Mt. Charleston. Other amenities provided by the resort include the Big Horn Cafe and the Sports Shop. Equipment rental is also available, so you never have to worry about bringing your own gear.

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

(702) 515-5350

Las Vegas, NV

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Step away from the strip and head to the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. You'll find the nature conservation located in the easternmost part of the Mojave Desert, about 15 miles west of Las Vegas. The area is home to the Keystone Thrust, or Wilson Cliffs, which is a large red rock formation with sandstone peaks and walls up to 3,0000 feet high. Explore one of the city's most popular destinations for hiking, rock climbing, bicycling, and camping.

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

(702) 875-4141

6375 Nevada 159
Blue Diamond, NV 89004   Directions

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Explore the 520 acre outdoor oasis that is the Spring Mountain Ranch State Park. You'll find this destination nestled under the cliffs of the Wilson Range. As you tour the park, you'll get to see landmarks like the main ranch house, the Board and Batten bunkhouse, the blacksmith's shop and horse corral, the two-hole outhouse, the Wilson Cemetery and more.

Sunset Park
Sunset Park

(702) 455-0000

2601 E Sunset Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89120   Directions

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Spend a day outdoors at Sunset Park, the city's largest and most beautiful park. You'll find a variety of recreation available at the park, including walking trails, a lake for fishing, softball fields, and volleyball, tennis, and basketball courts. Sunset Park also provides a retreat for your pet, as there is also an on-site dog park. The park is the best place in Vegas for some fresh air and recreation.

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