This is Your Backyard (TIYB)
It sometimes comes as a surprise to newly relocated Nevadans—as well as visitors from other states and abroad—that Las Vegas is a fantastic outdoor city. Along with its fellow Clark County municipalities of Henderson, North Las Vegas, and Boulder City, the metropolitan area is situated in 7.5 million acres of public lands, many of which are connected by more than 1,000 miles of hiking and biking trails.
Get Outdoors Nevada has been a vital community partner in creating and coordinating programs and initiatives that inform residents (and visitors) of these beautiful outdoor avenues while expanding access to them, as well.
Get Outdoors Nevada is the designated nonprofit partner (in partnership with the City of Las Vegas) managing and caring for this sacred community outdoor memorial. With the partnership of the LV Healing Garden Committee and the City of Las Vegas, GON provides a service to this special outdoor place where people can find healing and experience fellowship within their community.
Vegas ValleyRim Trail
Get Outdoors Nevada is an integral partner in a project to encircle the Las Vegas Valley with an uninterrupted, 100-mile loop trail for walking, running, and cycling. To date, Clark County, the City of Las Vegas, the City of North Las Vegas, the City of Henderson, the Regional Transportation Commission, the Southern Nevada Regional Planning Coalition, and the Southern Nevada Agency Partnership have all passed resolutions in support of the initiative.
Lower Colorado RiverWater Trail Alliance
Get Outdoors Nevada is the home of this coalition, which obtained National Water Trails System status for the Black Canyon portion of the Colorado River (Hoover Dam to Davis Dam) with the goal of protecting the environment and promoting activities like kayaking, canoeing, fishing, cycling, hiking, and experiencing hot springs. Now this group is starting on the next segment.
Gold ButteNational Monument
Get Outdoors Nevada is committed to supporting informed dialogue about our public lands and natural resources. In 2016, Get Outdoors Nevada commissioned an economic analysis of the economic impacts of a potential Gold Butte National Monument.