Valley of Fire
Valley of Fire is an outstanding example of thrust faulting. A great fold has been exposed by erosion, revealing huge rock formations, deep canyons, and a great variety of colors. The site also supports gila monsters at the northern extreme of their range.
Year designated: 1968
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