By Alan Snel ▪ The federal government has suspended the $2 service charge on the toll collected to drive the popular Red Rock Loop, the 13-mile scenic drive used by thousands of Red Rock Canyon visitors every month. The reservation system is still in place for people who want to drive their cars on the…Read More
The natural scenery of Red Rock is breathtaking along SR 159 and SR 160.
The manmade scenery of fast-moving cars and motorcycles — and dangerous motorist behavior — is also part of the dynamic along these busy corridors.
It’s no secret that LVSportsBiz.com has publicized the need for the state Department of Transportation…
By Alan Snel ▪ Ah, good ol’ Nevada State Road 159. Also known as good ol’ West Charleston Boulevard, where the two-lane state road that cuts through Red Rock Canyon enters the suburban high-end, pricey, crime-never-happens-here mega-sprawl known as Summerlin. As the road leading to the Red Rock Scenic Drive and the federal Bureau of…Read More
by Alan Snel ▪ Read it here: https://lvsportsbiz.com/2020/05/25/bicyclist-struck-by-motorized-vehicle-driver-along-nevada-state-route-159-in-red-rock-canyon-monday-morning/ I was in Red Rock Canyon on SR 159 heading home on my bicycle to Summerlin Monday morning when my heart sank — again. A Nevada Highway Patrol car and fire truck were on the scene and an ambulance was coming. A bicyclist pedaling on the 159…Read More
Originally published by Alan Snel, LV Sports Biz Read here: https://lvsportsbiz.com/2019/01/28/popular-and-busy-red-rock-canyon-needs-a-paved-trail-along-state-route-159-for-safety-purposes-now/ The Las Vegas area has its fair share of paved bicycle trails. Las Vegas’ sprawling suburban neighbor, Henderson, is the City of Trails, with strips of pavement for bicyclists just about everywhere across the giant Second City from St. Rose Parkway to East Lake Mead…Read More
by By ALAN SNEL ▪ Read it here: https://lvsportsbiz.com/2018/07/08/motorist-sideswipes-bicyclist-on-state-road-159-shoulder-in-red-rock-canyon-outside-summerlin-sunday-morning/ It was not even 7 a.m. Sunday when I was bicycling the popular State Road 159 (West Charleston Boulevard) to the Red Rock scenic loop when I came upon two bicyclists, a motorist, two state trooper vehicles and a state ranger car on the shoulder about…Read More
Originally published by Alansnel.blogspot Read here: http://alansnel.blogspot.com/2017/02/15000-home-project-threatens-red-rock.html Thursday, February 9, 2017 I might be a year removed from living in Summerlin and visiting Red Rock Canyon on a daily basis, but that canyon still runs deeps inside me. When I said good-bye to Las Vegas a year ago, leaving Red Rock Canyon was the tough…Read More