PROTECTED! Gold Butte National Monument

Gold Butte is Nevada’s piece of the Grand Canyon, and it is a treasure trove of cultural, historic, and natural wonders. Located between the Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument and Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Gold Butte covers almost 350,000 acres in southeastern Nevada.

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Gold Butte’s wonders include thousands of petroglyphs, historic mining and pioneer-era artifacts, rare and threatened wildlife, dramatic geologic features like red sculpted stand stone and rock spires, and fossil track-sites dating back 170-180 million years ago.

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Volunteers clean up vandalism at Golde Butte National Monument

THE SPECTRUM- Nevada’s newest National Monument is no stranger to vandalism. Luckily, there is dedicated group of trained volunteers organized by Friends of Gold Butte that are eager to keep Gold Butte pristine and natural. One previously vandalized area is at White Rock, a pinnacle at the entrance to Cabin Canyon in the Virgin Mountains. In… Read more »

Resource management plans help Nevada’s outdoor businesses

LAS VEGAS SUN- Many of us enjoy the abundant outdoor opportunities that the Las Vegas area has to offer, and some of us are even passionately addicted to the mountains, rocks and expansive outdoor vistas. For some small businesses, like mine, our public lands are also an integral part of our livelihood. An important day… Read more »

Through the Lens: Gold Butte National Monument

NEVADA MAGAZINE- There’s a spot in Gold Butte National Monument where if you stretch your arms out wide, reaching your fingertips to their furthest extent, it seems as if you can almost touch Lake Mead and the Grand Canyon at the same time. It’s the southern apex of a landscape that encompasses the wealth of southern… Read more »

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