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A hot hike to Hoover Dam–and a look back at “the NEW Las Vegas”

  The large digital thermometer at the trailhead parking lot registered 91 degrees as Nan and I began our mid-day, mid-April, round-trip walk along the roughly 4-mile Historic Railroad Trail, which follows an abandoned railbed from the Lake Mead Visitors Center to Hoover Dam. We had expected somewhat more moderate temperatures at this time of…Continue readingA hot hike to Hoover Dam–and a look back at “the NEW Las Vegas”