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.


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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

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