Valley of Fire Road
is the main road through this park. The 16.9 km road connects the east and west entrances of the park. It was designated as a Nevada Scenic Byway
in June 1995..........Wikipedia
The west entrance (to the left of picture) takes you to Las Vegas
and the east entrance (to the right) to Lake Mead
. On the day of our visit, the eastern section of this road was closed off by police due to location filming. Hence we couldn't visit Elephant Rock
and a number of scenic spots that are popular for shooting commercial photography.
You can see how small the Visitors Centre
looks in the scheme of things. The visitors centre is the only place in the park that serves cold drinks and ice cream and has bathroom facilities. We made sure these services and facilities were not wasted.
Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, United States (Thursday 8 Oct 2009 @ 2:06pm).
ISO100 | f/8 | 1/250sec | 17-40mm @ 24mm | Daylight WB | raw | CPL | 7xlandscape stitch (PTGui)