Nevada National and State Parks, Lakes, and Historical Sites

Deserts, lake oases, and great mountains define the landscape of the great state of Nevada. Seven national parks and historic destinations and over 20 state parks offer plenty of opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Nevada’s varied terrain includes everything from valleys to mountains and lakes to the desert, and this variety is reflected in its varied wildlife and its myriad of wildlife refuges.

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National Parks & Historic Sites

California National Historic Trail

Varied — Nevada Auto Tour

Death Valley National Park

Varied — One location is Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Amargosa Valley, Nevada

Great Basin National Park

Great Basin National Park, Nevada

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Echo Bay, Nevada 89040

Old Spanish National Historic Trail


Pony Express National Historic Trail

Various — One location is Fort Churchill – Silver Springs, Nevada

Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument

N Aliante Pkwy, North Las Vegas, NV 89085


For more information, visit Travel Nevada.

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