If you like places that possess an otherworldly beauty, then read on, fellow travelers. Whether it’s tall volcanic towers or the country’s deepest craggy canyon, these formations are ruggedly stunning. It’s not hard to see that these tourist attractions rock! Here are the 12 most breathtaking rock formations in the USA.
The 12 Most Breathtaking Rock Formations In The USA
1. Valley Of Fire State Park, Nevada
The Valley Of Fire State Park is in Clark County not far from the town of Overton. In fact, Nevada’s first and oldest park can also serve as an easy day trip from glitzy Las Vegas. Here you will find close to 46,000 acres of red-orange Aztec sandstone from which the park’s name originates.
The landscape is 150 million years old. Highlights here include the Beehives and Pink Canyon. Don’t be surprised if this place makes you feel as if you’re on Mars. Hike the 1.5-mile round-trip trail to the fantastic Fire Wave.
It’s the kind of place you might find on your laptop’s default wallpaper. There’s also the popular Petroglyph Canyon Trail which is less than one mile and features a plethora of Puebloan rock art. A lot of it is over 2,000 years old.
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