World-renowned for its 40,000 acres of bright red Aztec sandstone outcrops nestled in gray and tan calcareous, Valley of Fire State Park contains more than 2,000-year-old petrified trees and petroglyphs. A Visitor Center offers exhibits on the park and nearby region's geology, ecology, prehistory and history. The park also hosts an annual Atlatl Competition where participants use replicas of ancient spears to test their skills. The park has numerous campsites open all year round, equipped with shaded tables, grills and water, as well as many intriguing trails to tempt hikers.
This increadible destination is about an hour northeast of Las Vegas.
Although the park does charge 10 dollars per car to enter it is well with it! The visitor center is a good place to start full of information and a little shop to buy souvenirs, snacks and water.
Camping: There are two campsites with a total of 72 units in combination. Campsites have shaded tables, barbecues, water and toilets. There is a dump station and a shower. First-come, first-served, all campsites. A 14-day camping limit is enforced in a 30-day period.
Drive only on approved routes of travel and park only in designated places along the roadside shoulders. Motor vehicles are not allowed on trails.
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