Valley of Fire Loop

 Valley of Fire Loop 

Valley of Fire State Park is a nature preservation area covering nearly 46,000 acres (19,000 ha) - located 50 miles (80 km) northeast of Las Vegas, at an elevation between 1,320–3,009 feet (402–917 m). The state park derives its name from red sandstone formations, the Aztec Sandstone, which formed from shifting sand dunes 150 million years ago. These features, which are the centerpiece of the park’s attractions, often appear to be on fire when reflecting the sun’s rays. It is Nevada’s oldest state park and was designated as a National Natural Landmark in 1968. Complex uplifting and faulting of the region, followed by extensive erosion, have created the present landscape. The rough floor and jagged walls of the park contain brilliant formations of eroded sandstone and sand dunes more than 150 million years old. Other important rock formations include limestones, shales, and conglomerates.

Region: Nevada
City: Clark County

Distance: 17.74 km
Elevation Gain: 356 m
Elevation Loss: 356 m
Difficulty: 262 (Easy)
FIETS Index: 0.12 FIETS
Avg Grade: 8.68 %
Max cat climb: 4
Min elevation: 569 m
Max elevation: 652 m
Ride Category: Hilly

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