Nevada Division of Outdoor Recreation

NEW! Take our Survey to Help Shape Nevada's Outdoor Recreation Future

Do you enjoy exploring Nevada’s public lands, parks, trails, and waterways? Would you like to see new bike paths, playgrounds, or other outdoor recreation infrastructure in your community? Right now, all Nevadans have the opportunity to weigh in on key topics like these to help shape the future of outdoor recreation in their neighborhoods, communities, and Nevada-wide. Let your voice be heard by completing a quick survey on outdoor recreation, brought to you by the Nevada Division of Outdoor Recreation and Nevada Division of State Parks. Click here for more information and to participate in the survey.

Nevada Division of Outdoor Recreation: Our Mission

To promote Nevada's outstanding outdoor recreation opportunities and the conservation of its natural environment, grow Nevada's economy through outdoor recreation, and educate the public about responsible recreation and healthy and active lives enriched by the outdoors.

What We Do

The Nevada Division of Outdoor Recreation (NDOR) is committed to:

  • Enhancing Nevada’s one-of-a-kind, sustainable outdoor recreation opportunities
  • Promoting a healthy and sustainable outdoor recreation economy centered on protecting Nevada’s natural resources
  • Attracting new outdoor recreation-oriented businesses to the state
  • Advancing Nevada’s immense variety of outdoor recreational opportunities to improve public health and wellness
  • Educating and engaging Nevada’s youth in outdoor recreation activities
  • Engaging underserved populations, ensuring all Nevadans have access to outdoor recreation

Nevada's Outdoor Recreation Opportunities

Nevada offers a diverse array of outdoor recreation opportunities for local residents and adventure-seekers from all over the world. From paddleboarding on beautiful Lake Tahoe, to hiking the breathtaking Valley of Fire State Park, or skiing in the Ruby Mountains, Nevada features outdoor recreation experiences for people of all ages and abilities.


News You Can Use

Media Inquiries

Please contact the Public Information Office to:

  • Schedule interviews
  • Meet with subject matter experts/sources
  • Request an official comment or statement from NDOR
  • Coordinate a time to gather news, record video, or take photos
  • Request digital photos and videos

Join the Outdoor Recreation Conversation

New social media channels are coming soon! In the meantime, make sure that you are following the Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram