For stunning desert views in Nevada, you want to start your exploration at Valley of Fire State Park. The public recreation area and nature preserve cover nearly 46,000 acres in Overton, Nevada. The park’s name references the vibrant red sandstone structures that were formed by shifting sand dunes more than 150 million years ago. Talk about a history-rich area.

Valley of Fire State Park is a must-see in Nevada and the Scenic Loop Trail offers beautiful views of its landscape that are accessible to hikers of all levels as well as drivers. Have you ever hiked this trail before? Share with us your experience in the comments section!

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