Events

April 13, 2012

Community Happenings April 13, 2012


Additional Nellis agencies calendars can be found at:  www.nellisw.af.mi./evencalendars.asp 

 

Special Events

Check the Force Support Schedule of Events online at www.nellis.af.mil for special events coming your way.”

 

Other Events

April 14: Valley of Fire Hike. Be awed by the naked beauty of multicolored sandstone formations that were once part of the ocean floor. This is a family friendly adventure. Cost $20, kids 12 and under free, includes transportation, park entrance, guided hikes and picnic lunch; PLAYpass eligible. Depart 9 a.m. with estimated return 4 p.m. Call 702-652-2514 for more information.

April 21: Snow Canyon Hike.  Snow Canyon offers hiking, rock climbing, wildlife viewing, photographic opportunities and more. Bring a lunch or be prepared to purchase food at a stop along the way. An ice box for lunches and a water cooler for refilling water bottles will be provided. Cost $25, kids 12 and under free, includes transportation, park entrance and guided hikes; PLAYpass eligible. Adventure departs at 8 a.m. hours with estimated return 6 p.m. Call 702-652-2514 for more information.

April 28:  Black Canyon Kayaking.  This adventure begins downriver from Hoover Dam and continues 12 miles down the Colorado River to Willow Beach. Planned stops include sauna cave, Boy Scout Canyon, Arizona Hot Springs and other points of interest. Participants must bring ID card and at least 2 quarts of water per person. Cost $50, includes transportation, guides, equipment, launch fees and lunch; PLAYpass eligible. Showtime 6:15a.m., return around 5:30 p.m. Weight limits: tandem kayak = 500 lbs, canoe = 1,000 lbs (canoes available upon request). Call 702-652-2514 for more information.




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