Rainbow Vista is one of the main stops off of White Domes Road at Valley of Fire State park. Based on the frequently crowded parking lot, it seems to be one of the most popular. And for us, a source of slight confusion. Before you visit, you'll want to hear what we have to say.
Mouse's Tank Trail is often mentioned as one of the best trails to hike at Valley of Fire State Park. We set off early one morning to see if this location lives up to the hype.
There is a road in Valley of Fire State Park that cuts through the heart of the park. It starts at the visitor center, and ends at the White Domes Trail. It winds over rolling hills, passing by all manner of colorful sandstone vistas. Looks like something straight out of Radiator Springs from the Cars franchise. And for me, it is a new tradition.
Located off of White Domes Road in Valley of Fire State Park, Fire Canyon Road is a short, paved road that offers great views of red sandstone formations as well as the main attraction, known as the Silica Dome. But, for the more thorough explorer, you may discover some very unique and strange geology, as well as a world of color.
The White Domes loop trail is almost always mentioned as one of the must-do hikes for those visiting Valley of Fire State Park in Nevada. It is known for colorful sandstone formations, a slot canyon, and even the remnants of an old Hollywood movie set. We set out on the trail to see if it lives up to its reputation.
Valley of Fire State Park has many nooks and crannies off the beaten path for the visitor to explore and enjoy. I discovered one such place, full of interesting and colorful rock formations, behind parking lot #1 off of White Domes Road.