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Valley of Fire State Park 火焰谷州立公園,Nevada's oldest state park

 

位於 Las Vegas 的東北邊   50 miles (80 km)Valley of Fire State Park “derives its name from red sandstone formations, the Aztec Sandstone" (阿兹特克砂岩), “which formed from shifting sand dunes 150 million years ago.”

 

園區內的幾個景點:

Beehives

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Visitor Center

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前往   Mouse’s Tank

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沿途有許多   petroglyphs 岩畫   (rock carvings)

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Rainbow Vista

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Fire Canyon-Silica Dome

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“The change from white to red at the base of the dome occurs where small quantities of iron in the rock produces a rust-like stain.”

 

Balanced Rock

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Elephant Rock

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Valley of Fire State Park

Open daily from sunrise to sunset. 24-hour access to campgrounds.

Day use entrance fee:  $10.00 per vehicle

702-397-2088

vof@mvdsl.com

P.O. Box 515 Overton, NV 89040


 

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