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Nevada - Valley of Fire State Park:

Valley of Fire Features

Atlatl Rock

Outstanding examples of ancient Indian rock art or petroglyphs, including a depiction of the atlatl (at'-lat-l), a notched stick used to throw primitive spears. The atlatl was a predecessor to the bow and arrow.

Arch Rock

A two-mile scenic loop road provides views of some of the Valley's most interesting rock formations, such as Arch Rock and Piano Rock.

Beehives

Unusual sandstone formations weathered by the eroding forces of wind and water.

Cabins

Historic stone cabins built with native sandstone by the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps) in the 1930's as a shelter for passing travelers.

Clark Memorial

Elephant Rock

East Entrance Station: Mounted maps, information, restrooms, and points of interest are available here. Elephant Rock is accessible a short distance along the Arrowhead Trail.

Fire Canyon/Silica Dome

Mouse's Tank

Petrified Logs

Petroglyph Canyon

Rainbow Vista

Seven Sisters

White Domes

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