Grapevine Canyon, toward the southern end of Lake Mead National Recreation Area, is said to be among the best of all places to see the intriguing Native American rock art called petroglyphs. It’s certainly one of the easiest to visit. It’s especially good if you want to take small children or other folks who can’t hike long distances, as the best petroglyph panels are at the mouth of the canyon only about one-quarter mile from the parking area.
Credit Union lost for the first time this season, dropping the late game Tuesday night to Flight S2S 62-56. Second-place Woodbury Law took advantage of a much-needed bye Tuesday to rest its ailing big men: Dave Randall (broken ribs) and Brigham Church (burned hand), and then took care of business Thursday by downing Fiochhi 55-44.
The Credit Union remained undefeated and improved to 7-0 in the Boulder City Parks &Recreation men’s basketball league.
While the Havasu National Wildlife refuge protects 30 miles of the Colorado River, 20 remarkable miles of that flow through one of the few natural stretches remaining of the lower Colorado: Topock Gorge. Exploring it is a wonderful one-day adventure if you have any boating skills.
Credit Union won two important games this past week to take command of first place in the Boulder City Parks & Recreation Men’s Basketball League.
After four games El Rancho Boulder and Credit Union are both unbeaten and lead the Boulder City Parks &Recreation’s Men’s Basketball League.
Joshua Tree National Park in Southern California may be named for a tree you can see closer to home, but it also offers some other attractions worth the 200 mile drive.
The next couple of months are the ideal time to head to Southern California to watch whales and dolphins in the Pacific Ocean. It’s something everybody should do once before dying, and with the fringe benefits of experiencing the open sea and the salt air, you can have a great day even if you don’t manage to see one of the world’s biggest creatures.
It’s pretty hard to go wrong with an excursion to Valley of Fire State Park this time of year. The elevation is about 2,000 feet, like Las Vegas, so the depths of winter there usually mean daytime temperatures that are merely comfortable.
The Boulder City Diamondbacks fast-pitch softball team captured the Henderson Girls Softball Association’s 12 and younger Winter Classic Championship Tournament Dec. 1. They also placed second in the Fall Fling 15 team tournament Nov. 23 at Majestic Park in Las Vegas.