6 Easy & Beautiful Valley of Fire Hikes

Valley of Fire – the first state park in Nevada – is a haven of ethereal, dramatic, and rugged desert beauty.

Known for its exquisite red sandstone landscapes, this 42,000-acre park lures visitors with its petroglyphs, canyons, and colorful, unique rock formations.

We’re helping you experience an unforgettable getaway here by highlighting the best Great Basin National Park hikes. 


There’s no better way to kick-start a trip to the Valley of Fire than to hike this 1.5-mile trail. As you hike this trail, you’ll be surrounded by jaw-dropping mounds and vibrant rock hills.

Fire Wave Trail

The trail starts on soft sands and descends on a few stone stairs that beautifully follow a towering cliff wall.

White Domes Trail

You’ll have to use a lot of pretty cool and colorful words when describing this trail. Extraordinary, fiery, and vibrant, this trail gives you big-time, majestic views from the get-go.

Rainbow Vista and Fire Canyon Overlook Hike

Mouse’s Tank Hike

The hike ends at the captivating natural water tank known as the Mouse’s Tank. Besides the gorgeous views, the hike also features hundreds of petroglyphs carved wonderfully on its red rock walls.

As you follow this trail, you’ll see numerous petrified logs which are tree fossils that have been transformed into stones.

Petrified Logs Trail

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