Ok…who erased the dividing line?

What is interesting about the Valley of Fire State Park is that if you drive to it via I-15 like we did, there is a nice straight drive out of Las Vegas for about an hour or so and then you take the exit and drive some more.  A lot more!  Honestly, there were signs saying you had so many miles to go before even getting to the park.  You had to drive through the desert to get to more desert.  You know you are getting close when the big red rocks begin to appear.

And when you finally get to the entry point and pay your $10.00 to get in (well worth it) you have to drive even further to get to the visitors center or any of the other major sites in the park. The roads are amazing; twists, turns, uphill, downhill and more.  My ears even popped a few times from the elevation.  This is what was on the other side of the previous posts “drop off” point.  More winding road but what’s with the missing part of the dividing line 😉




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  1. #1 by allentimphotos2 on January 30, 2015 - 1:05 am

    I particularly like the coloring of the rocks in this image. Considering the curvy nature of the roads. I hope you’re not driving photographing at the same time.

    • #2 by imagesbytdashfield on January 30, 2015 - 9:10 am

      No…the spouse was driving while I either hung the camera out of the window or asked him to pull over while I took the shots. Wait till you see some of the other rocks that are very colorful!

  2. #3 by bulldog on January 30, 2015 - 4:02 am

    Looks a beautiful place to visit…

    • #4 by imagesbytdashfield on January 30, 2015 - 9:10 am

      It really is! And so tranquil providing you are away from the crowded spots.

  3. #5 by infraredrobert on January 30, 2015 - 7:10 am

    Beautiful shot – perhaps they ran out of paint.

    • #6 by imagesbytdashfield on January 30, 2015 - 9:11 am

      There were several spots like this devoid of the line. I’m thinking rock trolls with erasers 😉

      • #7 by infraredrobert on January 30, 2015 - 9:17 am

        Something for them to do during lonely nights.

      • #8 by imagesbytdashfield on January 30, 2015 - 9:22 am

        They are a rowdy bunch those trolls 😉

  4. #9 by Valerie (Our Ruins) on January 30, 2015 - 10:48 am

    This is such a great photo…you did such a great job capturing the beauty of Valley of Fire!

    • #10 by imagesbytdashfield on January 30, 2015 - 10:53 am

      Thank you. I hope it’s not becoming boring because I do have more lol

  5. #11 by A. Blake on January 30, 2015 - 12:11 pm

    Wow…now who fell asleep on the job?

  6. #13 by Nancy on January 30, 2015 - 4:29 pm

    trolls? rowdy trolls? Giggling! Going to be heading up that way soon…will be checking this place out. Oh how I love the red rocks? Ever been to Moab, Utah? Arches National Park is there and OH SO BEAUTIFUL with it’s red!

    • #14 by imagesbytdashfield on January 30, 2015 - 4:51 pm

      Moab is on my list of places to visit. I am envious you are going to be visiting VOF!

  7. #15 by Indah Susanti on January 30, 2015 - 5:47 pm

    Like this a lot! You made a great road photo series!

  8. #17 by milfordstreet on January 30, 2015 - 7:42 pm

    Some of thoserock formatios are great, aren’t they?

    • #18 by imagesbytdashfield on January 30, 2015 - 8:53 pm

      Oh boy are they ever! And I haven’t shown the really colorful ones yet 🙂

  9. #19 by cecilia on January 31, 2015 - 7:00 am

    amazing landscape.. c

  10. #21 by RMW on January 31, 2015 - 10:17 am

    I love exploring the desert… those rock formations are amazing… I wonder how many people even notice the dividing line ran out?

    • #22 by imagesbytdashfield on January 31, 2015 - 10:21 am

      Thank you! Who knows? Sometimes I pick up on the oddest things 🙂

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