www.lasvegasmtg.com Report: Preserving Calico Basin, Nevada
by John Le Francois
www.lasvegasmtg.com Report: Preserving Calico Basin, Nevada a sanctuary for Las Vegans for hiking, rock climbers and nature enthusiast may be in jeopardy with Nevada budget crisis. Our current deficits will create a hardship for state legislature to fund state parks when they are seeking 1 billion dollar cut from the school district.
The Calico Basin area has been a sanctuary for mankind going back over 5,000 years with petroglyphs as the only testament that they were here. A natural springs makes it rich in diversity for flora and fuana. Only about 30 minute drive from the strip this should be a day trip for those tourist that do not think there is anything else but the strip. Other recommended places to visit along the way are Red Rock Canyon, Mountain Spring State Park, Bonnie Springs Old West Amusement and Petting Zoo and the little town Blue Diamond.