VAL­LEY OF FIRE STATE PARK—

Where Las Vegas - - THE GUIDE -

Ne­vada’s old­est and largest state park, ded­i­cated in 1935, which de­rives its name from the stark red sand­stone for­ma­tions. An­cient trees and early man are rep­re­sented through­out the park by ar­eas of pet­ri­fied wood and 3,000 year-old In­dian pet­ro­glyphs. There are two in­di­vid­ual camp­grounds with a com­bined to­tal of 73 units, and three group ar­eas, each of which can ac­com­mo­date 45 peo­ple; in ad­di­tion, there are four shaded pic­nic ar­eas with re­strooms. In­quire at the vis­i­tor’s cen­ter, open daily from 8:30 am- 4:30 pm, for in­for­ma­tion on hikes. $10 en­trance fee; ad­di­tional camp­ground fees. parks.nv.gov/ parks/val­ley-of-fire-state-park/. Lo­cated 55 miles north­east of Las Vegas via In­ter­state 15 (exit 75). 775.684.2770.

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