This Little Known Natural Oasis Is Hiding In Nevada… And You’re Going To Love It

If you’ve ever been to the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, you’ll most likely agree that it’s one of the most beautiful places in Nevada. Unfortunately, many locals and tourists still aren’t aware of this natural oasis. It’s a shame because this beautiful refuge should be experienced by everyone.

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The Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1984, is located within the Amargosa Valley of Nye County. It’s also the largest remaining oasis in the Mojave Desert. This refuge’s purpose is to protect nearly 30 species of plants and animals, including their habitats. Some of these plants and animals can’t be found anywhere else in the world. The Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is part of a larger wildlife area, which also includes the following refuges: Desert National Wildlife Refuge, Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge, and Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge.

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the wildlife you’ll most likely encounter at the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge:

And the following photos showcase the refuge’s true scenic beauty:

These mountain views are also quite incredible:

The Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge truly is a beautiful place, isn’t it? Have you been fortunate enough to visit this natural oasis? If so, please share your experience with us!


Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
610 Spring Meadows Rd
Amargosa Valley, NV 89020