Mouse's Tank Trail Petroglyphs Canyon Trail Hike to Mouses Tank Valley of Fire State Park Nevada
The best outing for seeing petroglyphs in Valley of Fire State Park is Petroglyph Canyon Trail. This 0.75-mile round trip hike passes rock faces that are covered in Native American rock art. The abundance of prehistoric petroglyphs on this trail is amazing. To cap things off, the trail ends at Mouse's Tank, a natural basin (or tinaja) of water suspended in sandstone. Mouse's Tank is a nice... Read more.
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Tagged with · Desert Canyons · Nevada State Parks · Petroglyphs · Tanks
Distance: 0.75 miles · Elevation change: 25 feet
By: Published: Last updated: November 9, 2018
Scenic Roads Valley of Fire State Park Nevada Picturesque Drives White Domes Road Valley of Fire Highway Scenic Loop Road
Every road through Valley of Fire State Park is scenic. The biggest wows come on White Domes Road, an official state and national scenic byway. The main road through the park, Valley of Fire Highway, is honored for its surrounding beauty as well. Scenic Loop Road branches off Valley of Fire Highway and can be used to bike or drive a 3-mile circuit past numerous natural attractions. The... Read more.
Tagged with · Arches · Nevada State Parks · Overton
By: Published: Last updated: January 7, 2019
Valley of Fire State Park Campgrounds Camping Atlatl Rock Campground and Arch Rock Campground Valley of Fire Nevada
Camping in Valley of Fire State Park is a real pleasure with nicely established campsites wrapped by bold formations of red sandstone. Atlatl Rock Campground and nearby Arch Rock Campground, both located on the west side of the park offer great camping experiences for visitors to Valley of Fire State Park. General Camping Information Spring and fall are the ideal seasons to camp in Valley... Read more.
Tagged with · Nevada State Parks · Tent Camping
By: Published: Last updated: January 7, 2019
Atlatl Rock Trail Petroglyphs Hike Valley of Fire State Park Nevada
Valley of Fire State Park is an excellent place to see Native American rock art up close. Atlatl Rock sports a collection of petroglyphs on a boulder about fifty feet off the ground. A metal staircase has been installed on the side of the red sandstone formation to take visitors right up to a viewing area in front of the petroglyphs. Atlatl Rock is on a Scenic Loop Road on the west side of... Read more.
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Tagged with · Nevada State Parks · Overton · Petroglyphs
Distance: 0.1 miles · Elevation change: 50 feet
By: Published: Last updated: November 9, 2018
Petrified Logs Loop Petrified Wood Trail Valley of Fire State Park Hike Nevada
Petrified wood is the fossil of a tree that has been turned to stone. Find out how this happens and see partially buried petrified logs in Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. An easy 0.3-mile loop goes past several good examples of petrified logs, as well as informative panels detailing how the park's petrified logs came to be. Petrified Logs Loop is located on the southwest side of... Read more.
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Tagged with · Nevada State Parks · Overton · Petrified Logs
Distance: 0.3 miles · Elevation change: 45 feet
By: Published: Last updated: April 4, 2017