Clover Valley, Barclay/Pioche, NV Field Trip

Notice: Tentative Pioche is an old town by western standards, with many of the buildings predating the turn of the 19th century. Boot Hill, the million-dollar courthouse, the Thompson Opera House, and the town museum are must stops. Clover Valley is a remote valley settled by families from southern Utah, with a charming restored school…

Tassi Ranch, NV Field Trip

Notice: Tentative North of the Grand Canyon in the Mojave Desert lies Tassi Ranch, approximately 200 acres of creosote bush ranchland in Grand Canyon-Parashant National Monument. Today, the remnants of the early twentieth century ranch can be found under the shade of an oasis of cottonwood trees, fed by the Tassi Springs near the center…

Gold Butte, NV Field Trip

Notice: Tentative Gold Butte is located between the Grand Canyon Parashant National Monument, Arizona, and Lake Mead National Recreation Area, just south of the City of Mesquite. It is over 350,000 acres of historical, cultural, and biological resources. Gold Butte is named for the historic mining town and tent city of 1,000 miners in the…