I caught the sun hanging over one of the White Domes in the Valley of Fire.
Today I will continue my exploration of the Valley of Fire State Park near Las Vegas in southern Nevada. There are three primary roads in the park. My last post followed the main road. Today I am going to focus on the route into the area known as the White Domes. The road begins at the Visitors’ Center, which is well worth a stop, and climbs up through colorful rocks known for their ‘rainbow’ colors. It ends at the towering White Domes. I’ll let our photographs ‘do the talking’ today.
Peggy discovered these rocks having a bad hair day at the Visitors’ Center. (Photo by Peggy Mekemson.)
And I snapped a photo of this rock sculpture.
There is a reason why this area is named Rainbow Vista. (Photo by Peggy Mekemson.)
Again, with mountains adding color to the ‘rainbow view.’
The road to the White Domes included this impressive mountain of sandstone.
Our first view of the White Domes. (Photo by Peggy Mekemson.)
I found this squirrel at the White Domes. We were eating lunch and he thought he should be invited.
Peggy found this lizard that was more interested in eating bugs.
I like this photo because it provides a perspective on the height of the Domes. Note the person on the right. (Photo by Peggy Mekemson.)
My shot up the side of the White Dome.
Several other stone sculptures are found near the White Domes.
Another of the White Domes.
A trail leads around the White Domes. At this point, it drops into a small canyon.
A view of the rocks leading down into the small canyon. (Photo by Peggy Mekemson.)
I’ll conclude with this shot I took of the main White Domes sculpture.