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Valley of Fire

Base Camp Vegas has detailed info on State Parks & National Parks as well as recreational areas & preserves. Each hike has downloadable GPS tracks with elevation profiles, landscape pictures, temperature & rainfall charts, trail descriptions & weather reports to provide hikers with reliable info. From Red Rock Canyon to Zion National Park, let the Google Earth 3D tracks lead the way.

Emerald Cave Black Canyon

Take some time to explore the wild wild west & see the beauty it beholds. Beyond the Las Vegas Strip a world of adventure awaits. Whether it's sight seeing, a scenic drive, camping, hiking, canyoneering or a day on the lake, it's only a short hike from the Vegas strip. Some of the best National Parks & State Parks are here, where the Base Camp is Vegas.
Elephant Rock Valley of Fire
CLOSE TO LAS VEGAS - Red Rock, Mt Charleston & Valley of Fire are within 45 minutes of the city. They all have a scenic drive with pull-offs for great photo opportunities. Red Rock has great desert hikes & world class climbing. Mt Charleston has forestlike hiking & a restaurant at the end of Lee Canyon. The temperature is regularly 25-30 degrees cooler than the Vegas valley, making this a great place to escape the summer heat. Valley of Fire has nice hikes with unique rock formations. Petroglyphs can be found throughout the valley, giving a glimpse into the past.
Angels Landing Hike
ROAD TRIP - Death Valley National Park, Joshua Tree National Park & Zion National Park are all within a 3 hour drive from Las Vegas. Death Valley is a very diverse park with much to see. The lowest point in the US (Badwater), volcanic craters (Ubehebe), waterfalls, sand dunes & old mines await. Joshua Tree is a hikers & climbers wonderland. Mountain peaks, slot canyons & boulders of all sizes are waiting to be climbed. Zion has beautiful photographic views. Hiking & canyoneering are world class with dozens of slot canyons to explore. The Narrows of Zion are a must see.

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