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Valley of Fire State Park

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Valley of Fire is Nevada’s oldest and largest state park. Ancient trees and early man are represented throughout the park by areas of petrified wood and 3,000-year-old Indian petroglyphs. Popular activities include camping, hiking, picnicking and...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
29450 Valley of Fire Road, Overton, NV 89040
+1 702-397-2088
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Reviewed yesterday

This park has very distinct and impressive colors on rocks,seven sisters point is very impressive. And quick scenic drive with stops should not be missed. On Hot day take water and hat and enjoy the views

1  Thank Jafar z
Reviewed 3 days ago

Great drive just out of the City of Vegas and into a remote desert, red sand carved by water, picturesque landscaped national park. Make sure you have a full tank of Gas and lots of water. Food and snacks are a great idea. Advise to...More

1  Thank 917devp
Reviewed 5 days ago

Was planning to go the Grand Canyon Western Rim as a day trip from Las Vegas. Several people said it was a rip-off and the Valley of Fire was closer and much better. We went and it was an excellent trip! The rock formations and...More

1  Thank Bs139
Reviewed 6 days ago

After spending a significant amount of time exploring Utah and all 5 National Parks located there I was doubtful this "State Park" had a landscape to match. Immediately upon arrival it was apparent Valley of Fire SP can stand proudly next to the Big 5...More

2  Thank JoyfulExcursionist
Reviewed 1 week ago

Your experience here will vary based on what you've previously seen. If you've visited anywhere in Utah, like I have, you will be disappointed. This is a long trek from Vegas - longer than Google Maps will lead you to believe, as the road off...More

1  Thank OwlYaDoing
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Valley of Fire and highly recommend. It is 100 times better than Red Rocks. The trails are easily marked and fun to walk. Recommend that you take a picture of the trail maps upon entry. The park no longer hands out free maps....More

2  Thank Knobbers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing spot. I can honestly say I liked this better than Red Rock Canyon. The landscape is amazing. It is quite a drive but well worth it. Go up the paths see the sites. Remember you are in the dessert and it is...More

1  Thank Firemuppet
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sites were out of this world. "Skip" our tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable, funny, helped with climbing, took pictures!! Cant say enough. We had a great day. Tour was total of 6 hours from Vegas strip. Wouldn'thave wanted a longer tour

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amassing views (the lava formed hills which look like chunks of bacon). We hired a car and just drove through the national park. It is a good half a day trip. The valley is about an hour drive from Vegas. Entry fee to the park...More

1  Thank ewik1971
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I did mostly the driving route as I had hurt myself in a fall previously that year and was to have surgery when returning home in June. We mised very litle by driving. There was plenty of pull offs and short hikes...More

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July 10, 2018|
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Response from Rita E | Reviewed this property |
Early early in the morning is best so you can catch the sunrise in the park! And yes like everyone else has already stated you can enter through the east and exit on the west! It’s beautiful enjoy, take your time!
May 20, 2018|
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Response from mkchick2018 | Reviewed this property |
The quickest meaning drive and not getting out for more than two minutes to click a pic is like an hour. But realistically you won’t be able to help but stop dozens of times to take pictures and take it all in. I would... More
April 29, 2018|
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Response from randy983 | Reviewed this property |
If you have a couple hours to drive through the park and an hour to and from the interstate it's worthwhile. There are Scenic pull-offs that are easily accessible without having to do a hike.