One Of The World’s Longest Underground Rivers Flows Through Nevada
Nevada is home to many amazing habitats but a particularly unusual one is located in the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. The lovely oases in this area are created by an ancient underground river that is believed to be one of the longest in the world.
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You can visit the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge year round, although spring and fall are the best times to visit. It is located 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Take the 95 north and then south on Highway 373. The refuge is located about 16 miles east on Spring Meadows Road. Follow the Visitor Center signs. You can also get to the southern entrance by driving west on Highway 160 from Las Vegas, passing through Pahrump. Take Bell Vista Road west for about 20 miles and then north on Spring Meadows Road and follow the signs for the refuge.
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