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Hinkey Summit Road – Paradise Valley NV

Date added: June 19, 2012

“With dynamite and heavy equipment, Camp Paradise crews widened and improved several roads, including a thirty-five-mile stretch over the eight thousand-foot Hinkey Summit that connected Paradise Valley with U.S. Route 95. The CCC work was impressive and aesthetically pleasing. For… read more

Kyle Canyon Development – Mount Charleston NV

Date added: June 19, 2012

“The Forest Service’s CCC program blazed new roads and trails into prospective campgrounds, existing mines, or susceptible fore zones. The Forest Service with its ample staff of engineers and natural resource specialists provided technical expertise for CCC projects. Similarly, the… read more

Berry Creek Development – Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest NV

Date added: June 19, 2012

“The Forest Service’s CCC program blazed new roads and trails into prospective campgrounds, existing mines, or susceptible fore zones. The Forest Service with its ample staff of engineers and natural resource specialists provided technical expertise for CCC projects. Similarly, the… read more

Lamoille Canyon Recreation Improvements – Lamoille NV

Date added: June 19, 2012

Lamoille Canyon is the largest valley in the Ruby Mountains in northeastern Nevada. It is a spectacular glaciated canyon, known popularly as “Nevada’s Yosemite” and is surrounded by peaks rising over 11,000 feet.  Lamoille Canyon lies mostly within the Humboldt-Toiyabe… read more

Rose Creek Reservoir and Dam – Hawthorne NV

Date added: June 19, 2012

“One of the CCC’s most important contributions was the well-engineered twenty-six-million-gallon capacity reservoir and dam in Rose Creek Meadow. The Rose Creek Reservoir was an incredible undertaking due to its location more than halfway up the mountainside. The labor-intensive water… read more

Fort Churchill Restoration – Lyon NV

Date added: June 16, 2012

The Civilian Conservation (CCC) helped the National Park Service reconstruct Fort Churchill in the 1930s. Fort Churchill was an 1860s army post built along the Overland Emigrant Trail, which was abandoned in 1869 when its usefulness had passed. Afterward, it… read more

Beaver Dam State Park Improvements – Lincoln County NV

Date added: June 16, 2012

“Lincoln County was not far behind Clark County sites in terms of federal funds spent on park developments. The county received approval for a fair share of state-operated recreational facilities that’s to the collective efforts of the county commission, the… read more

Kershaw-Ryan State Park Improvements – Lincoln County NV

Date added: June 16, 2012

“Lincoln County was not far behind Clark County sites in terms of federal funds spent on park developments. The county received approval for a fair share of state-operated recreational facilities that’s to the collective efforts of the county commission, the… read more

Cathedral Gorge State Park Improvements – Lincoln County NV

Date added: June 16, 2012

“Lincoln County was not far behind Clark County sites in terms of federal funds spent on park developments. The county received approval for a fair share of state-operated recreational facilities that’s to the collective efforts of the county commission, the… read more

Valley of Fire State Park – Overton NV

Date added: June 16, 2012

“The CCC built a number of tourist and campground facilities and trails at the new Valley of Fire State Park. They built stone visitor cabins, ramadas for shade, and roads into natural points of interest at the Valley of Fire…. read more

Lost City Archeaological Excavations – Moapa Valley NV

Date added: June 16, 2012

“The Boulder City and Overton Camps are probably best known for their involvement in salvage archaeology, most notably excavations at Lost City in the lower Moapa Valley. The rising Lake Mead threatened a number of important archeological sites along the… read more

Lake Mead National Recreation Area – Lake Mead Overlook NV

Date added: June 15, 2012

“To accommodate the influx of tourists, new park facilities were in demand. With CCC labor, the NPS developed beaches and outdoor facilities in three different areas of the Boulder Dam Recreational Area (later subsumed by Lake Mead National Recreation Area):… read more