Near Overton in Clark County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Approximately 9,000 persons visited the newly established Valley of Fire State Park in 1936. Today over 200,000 visitors enjoy the park each year.
Erected by Valley of Fire State Park.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
Location. 36° 25.83′ N, 114° 28.884′ W. Marker is near Overton, Nevada, in Clark County. Marker can be reached from Valley of Fire Highway 2 miles west of East Entrance Station. Click for map. Marker is located in Valley of Fire State Park at the end of the turnoff road from Valley of Fire Highway to The Cabins. The Cabins and marker are a short walk from the parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Overton NV 89040, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are In Memory of Sergeant John J. Clark (approx. 0.9 miles away); Arrowhead Trail (approx. 1.1 miles away); Valley of Fire (approx. 1.8 miles away); Nevada’s First State Park (approx. 1.8 miles away); Silica Dome (approx. 2.1 miles away); Beehives (approx. 3.9 miles away); Atlatl Rock (approx. 3.9 miles away); Valley of Fire Behind the Camera (approx. 4.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Overton.
Also see . . . Valley of Fire State Park. Official website of Nevada State Parks. (Submitted on March 16, 2014.)
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