In case you missed it, the May/June issue of Nevada Magazine is on newsstands, and hopefully, in your mailbox. Here are a few of the great stories you’ll find this month:

Wild Nevada
The 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act is the perfect time to discover some of Nevada’s most beautiful and wild places. Read the story here.

War, Whiskey, and Wild Times
Part V of our series looks at how World War I, prohibition and the emergence of Las Vegas shaped our state’s history. Read this great story in Nevada Magazine.

On the Road to Cowboy Poetry
In our new Travels department, we’re showcasing our readers’ stories. This month, three friends embark on a 36-hour road trip from Las Vegas to Elko to attend Cowboy Poetry.

The Founding of Sparks
This railroad town just east of Reno has evolved into a quaint and lively community that continues to steam ahead. Read this great story in Nevada Magazine.

Heavenly Hot Springs
Visiting one of our natural hot springs is a relaxing way to enjoy Mother Nature’s wonders in Nevada. Read about one of the springs we cover in the magazine here.

2014 Great Nevada Picture Hunt
Learn how to enter our annual photo contest and you just might win a $250 gift card to Gordon’s Photo Service. Good luck!

As always, in the magazine you’ll find Events & Shows, Visions from our photography friends, and much more. To subscribe, visit this page, and to view a list of retail locations where you can buy the magazine, visit this page.