One of the top places to visit near Las Vegas and in Nevada is the Valley of Fire State Park.

Established in 1935, Valley of Fire is not only the oldest state park in Nevada, it has also contains over 40,000 acres of land for some astounding views.

Perhaps the perfect day trip, when the desert isn’t quite so hot, the Valley of Fire offers some of the most spectacular views Nevada has to offer.

The stunning red sandstone formations throughout the park make for some very memorable scenic hiking.

If you are lucky, you might even get to view Bighorn sheep.

General Information about Valley of Fire

Day use entrance fee:  $10.00 per vehicle

Camping:  $20.00 per night + $10.00 for sites with utility hook ups

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Being an only child and born in the Southwest, I had a different experience than most. I am in love with the Southwest and want to share my experiences with the world in an effort to encourage others to get out and explore.

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