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20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures

04.09.18

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  • Night landscape view of the cove.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • The journey itself is part of the fun, so take time to enjoy it.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Kings Canyon Waterfall.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Rogers Spring, Ash Meadows.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • At the edge of the Colorado River, Goldstrike Hot Springs.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Dramatic sunrises over one of the hot pools in Bog Creek.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Trego Hot Springs.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Twelve-mile Hot Spring.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Views from the upper pool.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Autumn colors reflect on the spring's emerald water at Big Warm Spring.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Calico Tanks is a wonderful short hike.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Elephant Rock is a popular feature and doesn't require a long hike in Valley of Fire State Park.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • The White Mounds Loop hike has scenery unlike any other in Valley of Fire.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Crescent Dunes.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Hiking Amargosa Dunes is extremely slow, but well worth it.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Sunrise over the dune complex.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Grimes Point Archaeological Area.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Be on the lookout for the many arches that give this trail its name: Natural Arches.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • A selection of Apache tears found at Scotty's Junction.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • International Car Forest of the Last Church.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • The Porter Mercantile building has a well-preserved facade at Rhyolite Ghost Town.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
  • Clear night skies blanket the Car Forest's remote location.- 20 Must-Do Nevada Adventures
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Nevada is an often overlooked outdoor destination, and there is way more to this area than casinos and strip malls. Whether you plan to stick close to Las Vegas, tour the state’s many hot springs, or check out the incredibly varied and diverse public lands, Nevada offers a rugged and interesting escape of any kind.

Feeling up for a quick plunge or paddle? Explore the first chunk of adventures below, which offer beautiful bodies of water that you might be surprised to find in a state known for it’s desert scenery. If you are craving those dramatic rock formations and dry beauty Nevada has a reputation for, then scroll on down to learn about this area’s best places for sand, rock, and mountain adventures. Up for something altogether quirky? The last couple of items on this list are man-made and unlike anything you have ever experienced before.

Lakes, Rivers and Hot Springs

Sand, Rocks and Mountains

Man-made and Abandoned

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