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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2009 11:18 am 
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I'm looking to find a good high spot that's safe to take my little guy up for the 4th of July and see all the city's shows!

Would love to get a little group together. More lights and safety for the trip back down.

Anyone have something planned? :?:

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2009 12:07 pm 
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We love going to the dry lake bed south of the Railroad Pass where all the "illegal" varieties of fireworks are allowed to fly.
A grill, lots of meat and side items, and lots of fireworks always makes this a good time. The best part is when all our fireworks are burned up, we can sit back and watch everyone else out there.
We welcome anyone else who'd like to join us. I can post more info later if anyone is interested.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 4:25 am 
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Palo Verde High School in Summerlin. Great view of the entire valley at @3000'. Watched the 4th fireworks from there a few times. Haven't done it since the Red Rock opened but if they are doing a show, they should be easy to see from there too. Good Luck.


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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 8:19 am 
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Has anyone heard if they are doing fireworks on the strip again???

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 11:20 am 
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Stations Casinos is claiming to be firing of the best fireworks display the valley has ever seen.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 4:42 pm 
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Is Frenchman Mt. a dangerous night climb/descent?
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 5:22 pm 
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that road is a major pucker even in bright sunshine. :shock: and i beleave it's actually a private access road for the antenna site up there. i wouldn't want to be coming down and meet a truck going up to work on the antennas. no room to move over and let it by. 8)

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 3:10 pm 
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brad/duuuude wrote:
that road is a major pucker even in bright sunshine. :shock: and i beleave it's actually a private access road for the antenna site up there. i wouldn't want to be coming down and meet a truck going up to work on the antennas. no room to move over and let it by. 8)

Noted. That's why I ask the experts!

Any other hilltops that are easy ups/downs?

Maybe the HS in Summerlin is the best bet?

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 4:22 pm 
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i live on the southeast side of town and for me i just run out by the water treatment plant on hollywood. the parking for the wetlands trailhead is there and while it's not real close or elevated i can see from downtown to the south end of the strip. there is a spot off of cottonwood valley road where you can see from the south all the way to northtown but again it's not close. more and more spots on the westside are disappearing as construction continues in the valley. 8)

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 09, 2009 6:29 pm 
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I've had some good views of city fireworks from along the power pole road leading to Sloan Canyon, but with all the development out there I don't know what is still accessable.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 6:50 am 
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JK_Chris wrote:
brad/duuuude wrote:
that road is a major pucker even in bright sunshine. :shock: and i beleave it's actually a private access road for the antenna site up there. i wouldn't want to be coming down and meet a truck going up to work on the antennas. no room to move over and let it by. 8)

Noted. That's why I ask the experts!

Any other hilltops that are easy ups/downs?

Maybe the HS in Summerlin is the best bet?



I came down that road at night after loosing my power steering in my Libby. Lets just say it was not a fun trip down........................

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 10:20 pm 
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I used to go in the area Brad mentioned. The best bet is to go out there in the daytime to familiarize yourself with the area.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 7:44 am 
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Has anyone heard if there are going to be fireworks from the strip? There is still a possibility that I might do a run to our normal fireworks watching perch.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 6:34 pm 
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Found this online:

By Lori Nelson
Dated: May 27, 2009
Station Casinos to host the largest fireworks show in Las Vegas history this 4th of July.
There was a surprise in the sky over Red Rock Resort Sunday night during the Allman Brothers concert as
Station Casinos surprised the surrounding community with a two-minute fireworks show to announce its
plans to host the largest 4th of July fireworks show Las Vegas has ever seen.
Plans are in the works for nine fireworks shows to go off simultaneously on the 4th of July from nine
different Station Casinos’ properties throughout the valley including Red Rock Resort, Green Valley
Ranch, Palace Station, Boulder Station, neighboring properties Texas Station and Fiesta Rancho will be a
shared location, Fiesta Henderson, Aliante Station, Santa Fe Station and Sunset Station.
The fireworks show this evening and the nine-property fireworks show on the 4th of July have been
produced the Grucci Family, one of the premiere fireworks companies in the world.
About Station Casinos
Station Casinos offer a total of eleven exciting hotels and casinos conveniently located throughout the Las
Vegas valley and near the Las Vegas Strip. Each Las Vegas Hotel, Resort and Casino offers a diverse array
of gaming, dining, and entertainment options. For more information please visit http://
www.stationcasinos.com
Category 4th Of July Celebration
Tags station casinos, las vegas hotels, las vegas casinos, las vegas gaming
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Phone 702-575-0351
Address 4949 N Rancho Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89130
City/Town Las Vegas
State/Province Nevada
Zip 89130
Country United States

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 6:37 pm 
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And this, too on the M Resorts page:


4th of July Freedom Fireworks Extravaganza

Saturday July 4, 2009 7pm - 10pm

Freedom Fireworks Extravaganza starting at 9:15 pm. Join us prior to the event for an old fashioned food fare on the Piazza.

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