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Mojave River Valley Museum
Parks & Public Lands -
Valley of Fire
Nevada's oldest state park. Derives its name from the vivid red sandstone formations,
formed from great shifting sand dunes over 160 million years ago.
The Valley of Fire derives its name from red sandstone formations, believed to be ...
Prehistoric users of the Valley of Fire included Basket Maker people and later ...
Winters are mild with temperatures ranging from freezing to to 75 degrees. Daily summer ...
Flora and Fauna
The area plant community is dominated by widely spaced creosote bush, burro bush, and ...
Rock formations and historical points of interest. ...
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.
Unusual sandstone formations weathered by the eroding forces of wind and water.
Historic stone cabins built with native sandstone by the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps)
in the 1930's as a shelter for passing travelers.