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Cathedral Gorge State Park, Panaca

#15 of 63 in Nature in Nevada
Must see · State Park · Nature / Park
Cathedral Gorge State Park is a public recreation area and geologic preserve featuring a dramatic landscape of eroded soft bentonite clay covering more than 1,600 acres (650 ha) in Lincoln County, Nevada. The state park is located along U.S. Route 93 at the west end of State Route 319, two miles (3.2 km) northwest of the town of Panaca.
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  • If you are in this part of Nevada it is definitely worth the stop. The geologic formations are pretty impressive and the multiple paths back into the many slot canyons well worth it. The park also...  more »
  • I visited plenty of slot canyons before and this place is a bit different than others. The slot canyons here are made from ancient mud, and has this fluted appearance that no other sandstone slot...  more »
  • Great campsites, very clean, and with clean showers. Lot of bugs in July though, but I’d definitely come back! There’s a little awning where you can hang hammocks! Very quiet campsite beautiful view of the night sky and surrounding valley rock formations.
  • What a wonderful gem of a park. $25 camp fee gets you a nice site with electric, clean facilities including showers and some wonder hikes through some very interesting geology

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