You Haven’t Lived Until You’ve Experienced This One Incredible Park in Nevada

Cave Lake State Park is a lovely gem of a park located in central Eastern Nevada. It’s not as widely known as some of the state’s other parks but its visitors each year are enthusiastic about its charms.

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The park has a day use fee. To reach Cave Lake State Park, from the south (Las Vegas) take I-15 North to the US-93 North/Great Basin Highway toward Pioche Ely. Take the NV-318/NV-375 North to the US-6 East. Turn onto the US-50 East/US-6 East/US-93 South/Great Basin Boulevard and make a left onto State Highway 486. Then take a right onto NF-573 to reach the park. From the West (Reno) take the I-80 East to the US-95 Alt/US-50 Alt (East Fernley) and continue on the US-50 East. Turn onto the US-50 East/US-93 South/Great Basin Boulevard and then make a left onto State Highway 486. Then take a right onto NF-573 to reach the park.

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