It may be a high desert state, but Nevada is still home to hundreds upon hundreds of lakes, ponds, reservoirs, streams and rivers. Altogether, the Silver State boasts nearly 400,000 surface acres of water. And that means impressive fishing no matter what end of the state you happen to be exploring.
The Ruby Mountains are flush with wildlife, mountain scenery, lakes, streams and valleys, and provide nearly endless opportunities for hiking and outdoor adventure.
It can be difficult to stand out in a state so rich in amazing outdoor wonders, but Great Basin National Park does just that.
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park offers a number of different areas for visitors to enjoy.
For year-round outdoor adventure, the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in southern Nevada can’t be beat.
One of the most fascinating lakes in Nevada shimmers like a mirage out of the stark surrounding desert landscape, with its defining pyramid-shaped island rising dramatically out of the water.