Valley of Fire State Park in Overton, Nevada is an amazing park to visit. From the wide space of desert to the tight canyons and cliffs of red sandstone, you’ll be sure to fill your camera’s memory card quickly.

A boulder seems to be hanging on, putting up a fight against gravity. It will lose. Valley of Fire
A boulder seems to be hanging on, putting up a fight against gravity. It will lose. Valley of Fire State Park

Just a short drive north on I-15 from the Vegas Strip, you should put Valley of Fire State Park on your list of to-do’s when visiting Las Vegas. It offers amazing rock formations, scenic vistas, hiking, rock climbing, camping, biking and over night camping as well.

If you don’t rent a car visit TourGuy.com for tours of Valley of Fire and other tourist points of interest around the Las Vegas area.

I see a face in this rock, what do you see? Valley of Fire
I see a face in this rock, what do you see? Valley of Fire State Park

 

A rock formation in the Valley of Fire State park that resembles a baby elephant. Elsewhere in the park is a large formation named "Elephant Rock".
A rock formation in the Valley of Fire State park that resembles a baby elephant. Elsewhere in the park is a large formation named “Elephant Rock”. January 2010.

 

At the base of the balancing rock formation in the Valley of Fire State Park
At the base of the balancing rock formation in the Valley of Fire State Park, 2010.