Las Vegas Outdoor Attractions

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Outdoor Attractions in Las Vegas, Nevada

Hoover Dam - Hoover Dam is a testimony to a country's ability to construct monolithic projects in the midst of adverse conditions. Built during the Depression; thousands of men and their families came to Black Canyon to tame the Colorado River. It took less than five years, in a harsh and barren land, to build the largest dam of its time.

Cowboy Trail Rides - With six different rides to choose from, experienced riders and first timers are sure to have a blast exploring the beautiful area of Las Vegas. Children 8 years and older are welcome on most rides and you can even enjoy a barbecue on the sunset ride! Saddle up and get ready for an experience of a lifetime!

Bellagio Conservatory and Botanical Gardens - The botanical gardens at the Bellagio are simply impressive. There are plants, flowers and trees, expertly lit, from around the world. You can explore gazebos, bridges, water features and ponds. Professional horticulturists, a whopping 140 of them, make sure the environment changes for the Holidays, Chinese New Year and every season.

Black Canyon & Willow Beach River Adventures- Black Canyon River Adventures can help you see Hoover Dam and the Colorado River like you never have before. The Black Canyon is just below Hoover Dam and has walls that are almost 2,000 feet from the Colorado River. You can also see Willow Beach Marina, at the end of Lake Mohave, which has lots of fishing, canoeing, boating, kayaking and more. Come take a raft tour and float down the Colorado River while you take in the beautiful scenery, see some neat wildlife and even swim in the water below Hoover Dam.

Dig This- Have you ever dreamed of enlarging those sandbox toys you enjoyed as a kid? Have you ever thought it would be cool to operate an excavator, bulldozer or skid steer? Dig This is your opportunity to play in the dirt - super sized.

Exotics Racing - "The Ultimate Driving Experience" Take the wheel of your favorite exotic cars - Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche Audi and Aston Martin - on a track at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway, being coached by a professional racing instructor.

Adventuredome Theme Park - With its terrifying roller coasters, intense laser tag and fun kids’ rides, you can’t afford to miss out on Advernturedome Theme Park. Besides the traditional rides you can do indoor rock climbing and bungee jumping, hit a round of golf, play in the arcade and more. Groups get a discount and you can leave all the entertaining to Adventuredome by scheduling your next party here.

American Alpine Institute - Rock climbers will rejoice in the opportunities American Alpine Institute offers. Just 20 minutes outside Las Vegas, the breath-taking Red Rock Canyon offers some of the best scenery and climbing areas around. The area is not established, so your climb up the sandstone walls is authentic. There are hundreds of climbs with long, continuous crack lines and steep faces to feed your need for adventure. There are climbs with difficulties ranging from 5.6 to 5.10. There are both group and private programs as well as full-day and multi-day climbs so chances are this institute has what you are looking for.

Awesome Adventures - If you want to see Las Vegas in a whole new way, Awesome Adventures is here to help. You can ride an ATV in the Valley of Fire, go horseback riding in Eldorado Canyon, kayak on the Colorado River and much, much more. The possibilities for adventure and action are endless. If you’d rather spend the weekend relaxing, Awesome Adventures can help with that too. Retreats like the Deluxe Mountain Retreat, the Cowboy Hideaway in Zion and more will help you soak in the beautiful outdoors without breaking a sweat.

Bonnie Springs Ranch- Want to experience the Wild West? Bonnie Springs Old Nevada can help you out. You will see a replica of an 1880s mining town complete with boarded sidewalks, stagecoaches and saloons. Even kids will be entertained with the petting zoo, cowboys and cowgirls, a miniature train ride (check for availability), a “posse” show, simulated gunfights, horseback riding and much more. Be sure to stop in at the wax museum, old-fashioned wedding chapel, restaurant and shop. In short, Bonnie Springs Old Nevada has something for everyone.

Flightlinez Bootleg Canyon- Remember that thrill you got every time you flew down the zip line at the play ground when you were a kid? Well, now you can experience that feeling again, but even better. With Bootleg Canyon Flightlines you can ride from the top of Red Mountain to the base in Bootleg Canyon Park. The zip lines are between 1150 to 2550 feet long and adventurers will ride 4 different lines, at up to 50 miles per hour, to maneuver almost 2 miles across the canyon in about two and a half hours.

Callville Bay Resort & Marina- The Callville Bay Marina on Lake Mead has 550 miles of shoreline, red cliffs, bays, beaches and more. Go boating, fishing, waterskiing and more.

Chinatown Plaza - Chinatown Plaza offers a unique culturally experience that can’t be found anywhere else. Come enjoy authentic Chinese cuisine, shop at fun stores or attend a festival with the lion dance, Japanese Taiko Drums, Chinese folk dance, Chinese martial arts, Korean dance and much more.

Desert Adventures LLC - Choose Desert Adventures for great kayaking trips in the Las Vegas area. Kayak and canoe trips in the Lake Mead National Recreation area are a great way to experience the desert environment of the Colorado River and Southwestern states.

Escape Adventures- Escape Adventures is a bike tour company offering mountain and road tours of Red Rock Canyon.

Evolution Expeditions- Evolution Expeditions at Lake Mead National Recreation Area gives kayaking tours, kayaking lessons, full moon paddling, hot springs, wilderness adventure, wildlife and bird watching and canyon hiking.

Fountains of Bellagio - More than a thousand fountains at the Bellagio dance to music ranging from Pavarotti to Sinatra.

Skydive Mesquite - Ask any Nevada jumper where they like to skydive and they'll probably say Skydive Mesquite. Come take a jump from over two miles above the ground!

Fremont Street Experience - Located in Downtown Las Vegas, the Fremont Street Experience offers free nightly shows featuring 12.5 million lights and 550,000 watts of amazing sound. Enjoy free concerts and special events throughout the year. Take a walk through the Neon Museum, which hosts some of the old hotel's neon signs, located at the east end of the Fremont Street Experience.

Hard Rock – Beach Club - The lush landscapes, beautiful bodies, signature thatch-roof cabanas, and an abundance of water transcend Vegas. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Beach Club truly is an oasis in the desert, selected by the Travel Channel as one of the top 10 pools in the world. The pool's Caribbean-blue water meanders almost a mile while lapping up to real sand beaches.

Hike This! - Hike This! offers guided hiking and rock scrambling adventures in majestic Red Rock Canyon. Transportation included.

Lake Mead Cruises - Cruise Lake Mead daily. Year-round sightseeing aboard "Desert Princess" Paddle wheeler. Meal cruises and charters and boat buyouts available.

Las Vegas Balloon Rides - Take a balloon ride with commercially licensed pilots above the scenic Las Vegas Valley! Sunrise and sunset flights daily.

Las Vegas Boat Harbor - Las Vegas Boat Harbor, located in Hemenway Harbor, offers a variety of services from our marina store with all your boating, picnicking and gift needs. Rent power, family fun and fishing boats. Waverunner, water skis, kneeboard and wakeboard rentals are available for rental. There is also a cafe and lounge.

Las Vegas Glider Rides - Take to the skies with the only glider company in Southern Nevada. You can experience the thrill of flight with one and two-man flights over the mountains near Jean, Nevada--just a short drive from Las Vegas. This experienced flight center offers aerobatic thrill flights for the adventurous and Euro-style Winch Ground launches as well.

Las Vegas Motor Speedway Motorsports Complex - There are 10 race venues and 2 unique driving schools at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway's 1500 acre property. It also features the Nascar Whelen All American Series at the Bullring every other Saturday during racing season.

Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard Resort - Nestled in the Spring Mountain Range just 45 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, the Las Vegas Ski and Snowboard resort is a place to escape the desert and to ski and snowboard!. Where people can embrace the scenic wonders of nature. Most importantly, it is a place where experiences are shared and remembered. Sightseeing and hiking available in summer and fall.

Pioneer Saloon at Goodsprings - Take a step back in time and visit the historic landmark of Pioneer Saloon in dusty Goodsprings, Nevada. Built by businessman George Fayle in 1913, the saloon quickly became the centerpiece of town drawing locals and celebrities alike. Legendary actor Clark Gable once spent three days in the saloon waiting for word on the fate of his wife Carole Lombard, after a disastrous plane accident.

Richard Petty Driving Experience - Drive or Ride-Along in a 600-horsepower NASCAR style stock car at the Richard Petty Driving Experience located at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

River Mountains Loop Trail - This long loop winds through the quaint 1930s town of Boulder City and quickly escapes to the more primitive desert surrounding the River Mountains. To the east are views of Lake Mead with several places to pause, catch your breath and admire the scenery.

Sky Dive Las Vegas - Nevada's skydiving center for 14 years running. Tandem Skydive from more than two miles high at 120 miles per hour for 60 seconds, then enjoy a scenic and peaceful five minute parachute ride. You can see the entire Las Vegas Valley, the Strip, Lake Mead, Hoover Dam, the Colorado River and more

Sun Buggy Fun Rentals Las Vegas - Sun Buggy Fun Rentals offers stable, fast, and thrilling alternative to riding Quads or Motorbikes and is well suited to large group events. The 15,000 acre playground is only 15 minutes from the strip, facilitates tours, adventures and team-building events for groups from one to 500 people.

The Fountain at Miracle Mile Shops - The Fountain at Miracle Mile Shops entertains and inspires onlookers with lighted water effects and eruptions five stories high, color changing fog, bursts of light and dramatic, original soundtracks broadcast via a state-of-the-art surround sound system.

The Gun Store and Range - The Gun Store & Indoor Range is a unique experience where you can shoot real fully-automatic machine guns as well as handguns, rifles, and shotguns. All employees are certified Range Safety Officers through the National Rifle Association-many of whom are retired military or law enforcement officers.

The Roller Coaster - Let the good times roll. The Roller Coaster will lift you up 203 feet, drop you down 144 feet and leave your pulse trying to catch up to 67 mph. Simulating a jet fighter's barrel roll, you'll turn 180 degrees, hang 86 feet in the air, take the famous "heartline" twist and dive, and get your negative g's on! Ah, what a rush.

Vegas Extreme Skydiving - Vegas Extreme Skydiving specializes in first time tandem jumping and student training. Most experienced staff in Nevada.

Volcano at The Mirage - The volcano at the Mirage erupts at the top of each hour from 8 p.m. to midnight, spewing smoke and fire 100 feet above the water.

Welcome To Fabulous Las Vegas Sign - The famous "Welcome to Las Vegas Sign."