There’s no denying that Nevada is one of America’s most beautiful places. From breathtaking canyons and majestic mountains, to glistening lakes and twisting rivers, these 12 sites in Nevada will remind you of how beautiful America truly is:
1. Lamoille Canyon
At approximately 12 miles in length, Lamoille Canyon is the largest valley in the Ruby Mountains.
2. Valley of Fire
Located in Overton, Nevada, Valley of Fire is Nevada's largest and oldest (1935) state park.
3. Lake Mead
Lake Mead is the 16th largest manmade lake in the world. It's also the largest reservoir in the United States when it's full. Lake Mead is located in Mohave County, Arizona and Clark County, Nevada.
4. Jarbidge Wilderness
The Jarbidge Wilderness, located in Elko County, consists of 113,167 acres of high mountains and deep glaciated canyons.
5. Sand Harbor
Sand Harbor is Lake Tahoe's finest beach.
6. Mt. Charleston
With an elevation of 11,916 feet, Mt. Charleston is the highest mountain in both the Spring Mountains and Clark County, Nevada.
7. Pyramid Lake
Located in Washoe County, and covering approximately 125,000 acres, Pyramid Lake is one of the largest natural lakes in Nevada.
8. Bonsai Rock
Bonsai Rock is a popular spot to photograph the sunset at Lake Tahoe.
9. Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, located in Las Vegas, is Nevada's first national conservation area and receives more than one million visitors yearly.
10. Great Basin National Park
Great Basin National Park, located in White Pine County, Nevada, is best known for its groves of ancient bristlecone pines and the Lehman Caves.
11. Lehman Caves
Lehman Caves is a beautiful marble cave that features more than 300 rare shield formations.
12. Truckee River
The Truckee River flows for 121 miles and is the sole outlet of Lake Tahoe.
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