Pinnacles Loop Trail in Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada

Pinnacles Loop Trail, featuring a hidden valley of brilliant fiery red pinnacle rock formations, is a great initial exposure to the wonders of Valley of Fire State Park. Entering the pinnacles is like entering another world. A balancing rock stands out, apparently defying the laws of gravity. I became obsessed with this rock as you can see in the video on this page, trying to figure out how it could possibly remain on its perch. Route details: 4.5-mile loop trail; **Not always clear where the trail is, but just circle the large central hill** Click image or title above for more…