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Top 20 Famous Landmarks in Nevada

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Top 20 Famous Landmarks in Nevada

Introduction - Whether you're looking for nature, solitude, off-beat adventures, or urban jungles, Nevada is packed full of beauty...

 

Great Basin National Park

Landmark 1 - Great Basin National Park is a powerful reminder of the diversity of Nevada's landscape. You can contact the National Parks...

 

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

Landmark 2 - Less than twenty miles off the strip of Las Vegas, Red Rock Canyon is a beautiful way to escape the...

 

Lake Mead

Landmark 3 - Lake Mead was created by the construction of the Hoover Dam, filling the once dry basin to depths of up...

 

Rhyolite Ghost Town

Landmark 4 - Rhyolite Ghost Town gets its name from the volcanic rock in the area, but it became a boomtown when the...

 

Hoover Dam

Landmark 5 - Hoover Dam was built between 1931 and 1936, creating Lake Mead, the largest freshwater reservoir in the United States. Today,...

 

Fort Churchill State Historic Park

Landmark 6 - Built in 1861 and preserved in their state of decay, the ruins of Fort Churchill are among the historical sites...

 

Lehman Caves

Landmark 7 - The Lehman Caves in Great Basin National Park take visitors deep into the bowels of the earth. Stalactites and other...

 

Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park

Landmark 8 - Berlin, Nevada, is a monument to many things dead and gone. Berlin itself is a ghost town, abandoned by prospectors...

 

Cathedral Gorge State Park

Landmark 9 - From afar, Cathedral Gorge State Park is difficult to distinguish from the many desert canyons, ravines, and monoliths that dot...

 
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East Ely Railroad Depot Museum

Landmark 10 - The Nevada Northern Railway played a crucial role in the West, transporting most of the copper ore used to electrify...

 

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