Conquering the Quarantine: Getting outside, exploring local parks and trails


LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Home has change into greater than only a peaceable and comforting place throughout the pandemic. It’s change into our work stations, school rooms and extra.

Getting outdoors is extra interesting than ever as we discover ourselves spending extra time inside and desirous to get away for a psychological well being break.

In this Conquering the Quarantine report, Good Day Las Vegas Anchor John Langeler talks about discovering himself heading outdoor extra typically, and having fun with some local parks and mountaineering trails.

It’s a beautiful change of surroundings: no telephone, no congestion and all the area one must chill out.

You might have observed extra folks out and about, mountaineering in style trails.

“We are noticing that a lot of strain has been put on federal lands and trails,” Almendra Johnson with Get Outdoors Nevada informed us.

She says our local trails and parks are extra in style than ever throughout the pandemic. While it’s tempting to jet straight to Red Rock Canyon, Mt. Charleston, Lake Mead or the Valley of Fire, Johnson advocates a distinct technique to stretch the legs.

“That’s kind of the goal. To get people outside, but not overwhelm our federal land agencies,” she stated.

Plenty of local parks inside the valley have nice trails and views if that you must get out of the home. From Craig Ranch to Lone Mountain to Mountain Lake Park, roaming isn’t as far-off as you suppose.

“It is being aware of how much space we’re taking up while also enjoying it and sharing it. That’s kind of what we’re doing. There’s a lot of places to get outdoors,” Johnson famous.

If you need concepts of locations to hike or take a stroll, there are infinite resources on-line to level you in the proper course.

Here are simply a few of the resources: