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Valley of Fire State Park

Interstate 15 at Highway 169, Exit 75, Overton, NV 89040
702 397 2088
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Ranked #1 of 6 Attractions in Overton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: State Parks, Deserts
Activities: Camping, Hiking
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Traveler Description: While in Las Vegas, just a mere 1 hour drive up I-15, is a beautiful place called Valley of Fire State Park. Look for sign on I-15. Turn right. The... more »
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Cape Town
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

The "Valley of Fire" , about an hours drive from the Vegas Strip is definitely worth a visit. It is a really awesome drive through the valley to view nature at it's best. There is also a very modern visitors centre where numerous souvenirs are available. Well worth the visit.

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Fishers, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Although the Valley of Fire is about 60 miles northeast of the Vegas strip the trip is well worth the time to get there. From the outside it is a lot like Red Rock Conservation are but is just different enough to be enjoyable. There are so many nooks and crannies to explore you could easily spend all day there.... More

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Fort Mcmurray
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84 reviews 84 reviews
8 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Okay, so I am a geologist and an avid hiker. But still, it was a very exciting place to visit. We ventured along one of the smaller trails (and into the outcrops) seeing great desert flowers, wonderful rock features, a teeny rattle snake and lots of interesting rocks. If you want to see petrified wood and colorful agate, this is... More

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Bolingbrook
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14 reviews 14 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Be very sure to have lots of water on hand! It is beautiful but hat and a very dry heat. The rock formations are spectacular. Make sure to visit the visitor center if for no other reason than to refill that water bottle. The visitor center explains the geology of the area, has a decent sampling of the flora and... More

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Kingsport, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Beautiful views, picnic areas, camping, visitor center; bring water and enjoy a few hours. A must see place.

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Pickering, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

Excellent visitor center, lots of interesting trails, fantastic pictographs and rock formations. Lots of picnic stop amenities and scenic lookouts.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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15 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 NEW

The valley at sunset is so beautiful that I don't have enough words to describe it and even if I did, they wouldn't do it justice. There are so many things to there you wouldn't get bored for years. They have the road which meanders through the park and will present you views that you never imagined existed. The hiking... More

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Salt Lake City
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The drive was lovely. We stupidly followed some other people without noticing the markers for this trail that led to the right.. and took the wrong path down the river bed to the left. It was still and ok walk.. but would have rather seen the Fire Wave we had intended to see. and there is NO SHADE... Bring water!!

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South Orange, New Jersey
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I have been to Red Rock Canyon and a friend of mine who lives in Las Vegas kept telling me to go to Valley of Fire, it was better for taking photos. I had some time on this trip so I drove out late morning. It's over an hour from the airport. I stopped at the truck stop/convenience store when... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Breathtakingly beautiful. Me and my wife drove out from Las Vegas NV. It was a short drive from the city and we'll worth it.

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