No matter how long you’ve lived in Nevada, we always find ourselves searching for new views of our state that we’ve yet to lay our eyes on. Whether you enjoy taking on our mountains or stick to staying low to the ground, we’re about to share with you a bird’s eye view that you’ve most likely never seen before.
Time to test out your Nevada pride, let’s see if you can recognize these views that are guaranteed to leave you mesmerized:
1. Keystone Thrust - Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Sandstone peaks that will leave you breathless, a popular area of this conservation area to explore is the Keystone Thrust. When visiting Red Rock, you can take a 2.2-mile hike that brings you by these amazing geological formations.
2. Hoover Dam
Located near Boulder City, Hoover Dam is a historical wonder we always enjoy seeing aerial shots of! Sharing territory with Arizona, this place has long been a favorite spot for tourists to visit.
3. Mount Charleston
Mount Charleston is one of the tallest mountains you'll find in Nevada and your eye is instantly drawn to so many beautiful things going on in this shot. If you didn't know what a nearly 12,000 foot high mountain looked like from above, now you do!
4. Virginia Range
Looking as though the pathway made of mountains will never end, the Virginia Range in the western part of our state was named after a man with the nickname "Old Virginny".
5. Red Rocks Canyon National Conservation Area
Another amazing shot of one of our favorite areas to revisit time and time again, the vibrant geological features are always fantastic to photograph!
6. Round Mountain Gold Mine
Just north of the town of Tonopah, you'll find a mining pit thats history goes back more than a hundred years. How cool is this view?
7. Walker Lake
Have you ever seen Walker Lake like this before? A natural lake in the Great Basin, you can find this body of water out in Mineral County, a total of 11-miles long.
8. Burning Man
The festival that comes together to create an aerial visual that at first glance, appears to mimic the sight of an alien space ship landing down in the desert. Taking place out in the Black Rock Desert, this wild event occurs every year.
9. Burning Man (Part 2)
This view is a bit different, taken from the end of a kite line at 1,000 feet up in the air. Have you ever experienced this festival?
10. Lake Las Vegas
Found out in Henderson, this lake is artificial and was filled with
three billion gallons of water back in the 1990's.
11. Las Vegas
In this photo Las Vegas is looking like our own beautiful blue holiday tree. We don't normally see our big city quite like this.
12. The Las Vegas Strip
Giving you a closer view of Sin City, how electric does Las Vegas look from above? Wow!