Nevada Nature January 20, 2018
Shhh… These 7 Hidden Places Are Nevada’s Best Kept Secrets
Nevada is just full of interesting places that are hidden away from the view of the public eye. In fact, some of the most pristine and beautiful spots take a little effort to find. All Nevadans should visit these 7 hidden gems that are the Silver State’s best kept secrets. If you decide to visit some of these, just be sure to keep it on the down low!
1. Chimney Beach
Lake Tahoe is possibly one of Nevada's most popular tourist destinations. So how can it be considered a "secret"? Well, Chimney Beach is a small piece of shoreline that's tucked away from the general public. This cozy little beach requires about a half mile hike to get to. However, it's totally worth it just to get away from the crowds. For more information, see our full article
2. Hidden Forest Trail
Did you know there's a hidden forest right in the middle of the Mojave Desert? Yep, it's true. The Hidden Forest Trail begins at the mouth of Deadman Canyon and leads you through dense forestry in order to end up at a historic cabin. You can even stay overnight in this charming little structure. It's the perfect forest getaway...in the middle of the desert. For more information, see our full article
3. Cottonwood Cove
There's a hidden marina located within Lake Mead National Recreation Area and it's almost like heaven on earth. Cottonwood Cove is the ideal place for any boating activity you can imagine. Rent one of the marina's boats and spend the day exploring Lake Mohave. It's a wonder not that many people know of this incredible hidden marina. For more information, see our full article
4. Clark County Wetlands Park
This wetlands park is comprised of approximately 3,000 acres of the most pristine Nevada wilderness. The park features a variety of trails that are perfect for exploring every inch of this nature preserve. The preserve is home to hundreds of species of animals, making it an amazing oasis in the middle of the desert. For more information, see our full article
5. Stokes Castle
Austin is a fascinating small town of just a few hundred residents. Located along "The Loneliest Road In America", there's more to this place than meets the eye. Residing in the hilltops beside Austin is an old abandoned castle. The sight of this amazing structure certainly stands out from the desert scenery. Built in the late 1800s, you can explore this historic castle for yourself. For more information, see our full article
6. Kershaw-Ryan State Park
Located near Caliente, this tiny park only takes up about one square mile. However, it sure does pack in a lot of beauty into its small area. The park's interior is filled with beautiful gardens and even a small wading pool. A small man made pond if filled with koi fish. It even contains an old restored schoolhouse which visitors are allowed to tour. This hidden park truly does have a little of everything. For more information, see our full article
7. Kings Canyon Falls
Unfortunately, Nevada isn't home to a ton of waterfalls. However, there are a select few waterfalls in the state that are definitely worthy of a visit. Few people know about this hidden waterfall located near Lake Tahoe. It requires a small hike to get to, but it's worth the extra effort. For specific directions, visit our full article
Have you been to any of these hidden spots? Don’t forget to check out these
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