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Elko District Office
Release Date: 02/22/12
Contacts: Lesli Ellis , 775-753-0386 ,
News Release No. ELDO 2012-019

Final Showshoeing by Moonlight

ELKO, Nev. – Come join the Elko District, Bureau of Land Management for the last installment of this winter’s moonlight snowshoe hikes. This event is a fun, free family outing at Lamoille Canyon beginning at 6 p.m, March 10, 2012.

The two-hour event will offer a unique opportunity to capture the lunar glow of Lamoille Canyon as well as some free hot chocolate and a warming campfire. This trek is for all ages and skill levels. Come alone or bring your family, new friends await you at the hike.

This is the final snowshoe hike for the winter. Two previous treks included Angel Creek in Wells and the inaugural hike at Lamoille Canyon. These events are made possible with the assistance of the U.S. Forest Service and Cedar Creek Clothing in Elko. Check our website at for up-to-date information as well as a list of what to bring on this excursion.

This event is limited to the first 50 people who register. Snowshoes are available for those who don’t own a pair. Reserve a pair when you register. You can register at the BLM office at 3900 Idaho St.; Cedar Creek Clothing at 453 Idaho Street; or the U.S. Forest Service at 140 Pacific in Wells. You can also call Zach Pratt at (775) 753-0212; Duane Jones at (775) 738-3950 or Nancy Taylor at (775) 752-3357.

The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations. In Fiscal Year 2015, the BLM generated $4.1 billion in receipts from activities occurring on public lands.

Elko District Office   3900 E. Idaho St.,      Elko, NV 89801  

Last updated: 04-14-2015