Nevada Nature May 19, 2016
11 Places In Nevada You Thought Only Existed In Your Imagination
There are many amazing places located throughout Nevada. As a matter of fact, some of these places are so amazing that you’ll think you’re dreaming the moment you see them. Listed below are 11 amazing places in Nevada you thought only existed in your imagination.
1. Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe is where Nevada and California meet. It's also North America's largest alpine lake.
2. Valley of Fire State Park
Located in Overton, Valley of Fire is Nevada's oldest state park. A couple of the park's popular recreational activities include hiking and camping.
3. Lehman Caves
Lehman Caves, located within Great Basin National Park, is a gorgeous marble cave featuring more than 300 rare shield formations.
4. Lunar Crater National Natural Landmark
Lunar Crater National Natural Landmark is a volcanic field that's located approximately 70 miles from Tonopah, Nevada. The crater is 400 acres in size.
5. Lamoille Canyon
Lamoille Canyon, located in Elko County, is the largest valley within the Ruby Mountains. Lamoille Canyon is also known as the "Grand Canyon" of Nevada.
6. Great Basin National Park
Established in 1986, Great Basin National Park is located in White Pine County, Nevada and is known for its ancient bristlecone pines (pictured) and the Lehman Caves.
7. Bellagio Fountains
Located directly in front of the Bellagio Hotel & Casino, the Bellagio Fountains is a spectacular fountain show that's choreographed to different types of music. It's one of the most popular attractions in Las Vegas.
8. Jarbidge Wilderness
Established in 1964, the Jarbidge Wilderness is located within the Jarbidge Mountains of northern Elko County. It covers a total of 113,167 acres.
9. Fly Geyser
Located in Washoe County, Nevada, Fly Geyser is a man-made geothermal geyser. The geyser is covered in algae and was created by accident.
10. Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
The Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, located inside the Bellagio Hotel & Casino, consists of thousands of flowers, trees and plants. A new seasonal exhibit is created five times a year, and more than five million people visit these exhibits each year.
11. Floyd Lamb Park
Floyd Lamb Park, a 2,040-acre park in Las Vegas, is centered on Tule Springs and has four stocked ponds - making it the perfect place to go fishing.
Have you been to any of these places? What other amazing places in Nevada would you add to this list?