Hike Into A Bizarre Geological Formation On The Bowl Of Fire Trail In Nevada

Located just an hour north of Las Vegas, the Muddy Mountains Wilderness is a stunning region that’s rich with unique geologic features and beautiful desert scenery. Considered a paradise for geology enthusiasts and nature lovers alike, visiting this wilderness area is a must. One of the most popular hiking trails in the area is the Bowl of Fire trail, and it’s a great way to explore some of the area’s most breathtaking geologic wonders. Exploring this landscape of vibrant Aztec sandstone makes for an otherworldly adventure you’ll be glad you accomplished.

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Did you know about the geologic wonders hiding out in the Muddy Mountains? For more fantastic hiking destinations like this one, check out this list of 12 Amazing Nevada Hikes Under 3 Miles.