There’s a whole wide state to explore out here, which means you’re about to embark on the adventure of a lifetime.
After hiking, riding your ATV or birding throughout the region, you might find you need a place for an invigorating splash. The warm spring of Ash Springs is just such a spot, and the groves of large trees make it a great place to unwind.
Just 100 miles north of Las Vegas on Highway 93, Ash Springs is also home to Mecca, a popular bouldering and climbing spot that also features ancient petroglyphs.
What to see
Ash Springs is a desert oasis, part of a series of natural springs in the area, which sits in the middle of the beautiful high desert landscape of the Pahranagat Valley.
A series of natural hot spring ponds shaded by several large trees, Ash Springs is an ideal place for a soak, and provides a welcome oasis in the isolated desert.
Although there are several springs in the area, their outflow makes a small creek with several small pools. These pools are ideal for bathing, with relatively sandy bottoms and varied sizes and depths— always big enough to soak in.
There’s some big terrain out here in Amargosa Valley, all ready to be explored by ATV’s and all kinds of recreational vehicles.
Originally inhabited by the Shoshone Indians, this area is now principally known for the Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge – a great place to journey out and see many unique species.
After hiking, riding your ATV or birding throughout the region, you might find you need a place for an invigorating splash.
Beatty puts you just four miles from the ghost town of Rhyolite, and it’s at the heart of the state’s best wildlife watching.
Belmont is what’s called a “semi-ghost town.” A few residents remain, but the town is populated mostly by historical buildings.