Southwest Exploration—USnomads: FEB 2020 — part11


SOUTHWEST EXPLORATION: Day 11 — LAUGHLIN TO VALLEY OF FIRE


Overton, NV — 19 February 2020: We went to Valley of Fire via Lake Mead Recreation Area and stopped to explore and walk around at a few different spots along the way, which seemed like a good idea while we did it, but actually turned out to have been a mistake because when we arrived to the campsites at Valley of Fire, they were all full. We went to the visitor center and spoke to the ranger and he suggested we camp out on BLM land just outside the park boundary. He showed us where that was on a map, and so we headed outside the park to set up our final night’s camp between a small rise and the hills behind. We thought we might get to hear the coyotes, here …