US National Parks and Monuments Travel Guide:

National Park Service

Mojave National Preserve
The Mojave National Preserve encompasses 1.6 million acres of mountains, jumble rocks, desert washes, and dry lakes.Plant and animal life varies by elevation.

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Three of America's four desert ecosystems--the Mojave, the Great Basin, and the Sonoran Deserts--meet in Lake Mead NRA. As a result, this seemingly barren area contains a surprising variety of plants and animals. Lake Mead caters to boaters, swimmers, sunbathers, and fishermen while its desert rewards hikers, wildlife photographers, and roadside sightseers.

USDA Forest Service

Mt. Charleston Wilderness

La Madre Mountain Wilderness

Rainbow Mountain Wilderness

Bridger-Teton National Forests

Brush Mountain East Wilderness

Brush Mountain Wilderness

Cahuilla Mountain Wilderness

Caribou-Targhee National Forest and Curlew National Grassland

Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests

Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest

Chiricahua Wilderness

Clackamas Wilderness

Copper Salmon Wilderness

Cottonwood Forest Wilderness

Dakota Prairie Grasslands

Flaming Gorge National Rec. Area

Francis Marion-Sumter National Forests

Garden Mountain Wilderness

George Washington and Jefferson National Forests

Glastenbury Wilderness

Grand Mesa-Uncompahgre-Gunnison National Forests

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forests

Hunting Camp Creek Wilderness

Huron-Manistee National Forests

Idaho Panhandle National Forest

Joseph Battell Wilderness

Kiowa and Rita Blanca National Grasslands

Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit

Land Between The Lakes National Recreation Area

Lewis & Clark National Forest

Lower White River Wilderness

Magic Mountain Wilderness

Manti-LaSal National Forest

Medicine Bow-Routt NFs and Thunder Basin National Grassland

Moon Lake Reservoir

Mount Lassic Wilderness

Mt. Wrightson Wilderness

National Forests in Alabama

National Forests in Florida: Apalachicola-Ocala-Osceola

National Forests in Mississippi

National Forests in North Carolina: Croatan-Nantahala-Pisgah

National Forests in Texas

Nebraska and Samuel R. McKelvie National Forests and National Grasslands

Ochoco National Forest and Crooked River National Grassland

Owens River Headwaters Wilderness

Ozark-St. Francis National Forests

Pike-San Isabel National Forests; Comanche and Cimarron National Grasslands

Pleasant View Ridge Wilderness

Raccoon Branch Wilderness

Pine Valley Mountain Wilderness

Bureau of Land Management

Newberry Mountains Wilderness

Funeral Mountains Wilderness

Ibex Wilderness

Saddle Peak Hills Wilderness

Afton Canyon

Resting Spring Range Wilderness

Dumont Dunes

Nopah Range Wilderness

South Nopah Range Wilderness

Hollow Hills Wilderness

Kelso Dunes Wilderness

Kingston Range Wilderness

Bristol Mountains Wilderness

Pahrump Valley Wilderness

North Mesquite Mountains Wilderness

Mt. Charleston Wilderness

Mesquite Wilderness

La Madre Mountain Wilderness

Rainbow Mountain Wilderness

Stateline Wilderness

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

South McCullough Wilderness

Piute Mountains Wilderness

North McCullough Wilderness

Wee Thump Joshua Tree Wilderness

South Pahroc Range Wilderness

Bigelow Cholla Garden Wilderness

Delamar Mountains Wilderness

Ash Springs Wildlife Area

Arrow Canyon Wilderness

Ireteba Peaks Wilderness

Eldorado Wilderness

Dead Mountains Wilderness

Muddy Mountains Wilderness

Meadow Valley Range Wilderness

Spirit Mountain Wilderness

Mount Wilson Wilderness

Mormon Mountains Wilderness

Clover Mountains Wilderness

Mount Nutt Wilderness

Warm Springs Wilderness

Lime Canyon Wilderness

Mount Tipton Wilderness

Jumbo Springs Wilderness

Tunnel Spring Wilderness

Wabayuma Peak Wilderness

Paiute Wilderness

Grand Wash Cliffs Wilderness

Beaver Dam Mountains Wilderness

California State Parks

Providence Mountains State Recreation Area

Nevada State Parks

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park

Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort

Big Bend of the Colorado SRA

Valley of Fire State Park

Kershaw Ryan State Park

Beaver Dam State Park

Utah State Parks

Gunlock State Park

Snow Canyon State Park

Quail Creek State Park

Sand Hollow State Park

US Fish and Wildlife Service

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge

Desert National Wildlife Range

Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge

Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge

Scenic Byways

Bitter Springs Back Country Byway
Bitter Springs Back Country Byway offers more than a drive with many rock formations, like the Muddy Mountains and colorful sandstone for sightseeing.

City of Las Vegas Las Vegas Boulevard State Scenic Byway
For being such a short stretch of roadway, Las Vegas Boulevard is one of the most highly traveled passenger and pedestrian routes in the country.

Deer Creek Road State Route 158
Hiking trails accessed from Deer Creek Road lead to a variety of attractions including a grove of ancient bristlecone pine trees, which are among the world’s oldest living things. Summertime temperatures run at least 20 degrees cooler than in Las Vegas, whic

Gold Butte Back Country Byway
The Gold Butte Back Country Byway travels across 62 miles of Nevada desert. The town of Gold Butte stands as an old mining town established in the early 1900s where precious metals such as gold, copper, zinc, and lead were mined.

Kyle Canyon Road State Route 157
This road is the southern access to Mount Charleston from Las Vegas and offers magnificent mountain scenery as well as occasional glimpses of golden eagles, owls, falcons and other birds.

Las Vegas Strip
Las Vegas Boulevard is one of America's only nighttime byways and possibly the most concentrated collection of neon and lights in the world. A trip down the Strip is an all-inclusive way to experience the heart of Las Vegas -- an adventure that captures 75 yea

Mt Charleston Scenic Byway
The Mt. Charleston Scenic Byway features the majestic 11,918-foot Mt. Charleston. The byway climbs from the desert floor to the rugged mountains, from thick sagebrush to ponderosa pine.

Old Route 66 Oatman Road
This desert route passes through Oatman, Arizona, whose ghost town appearance brings back the Old West. Free-roaming burros, staged gunfights, and gorgeous desert views come together to recreate a truly Western atmosphere.

Red Rock Canyon Back Country Byway
Red Rock Canyon Back Country Byway runs for 13 miles across a paved loop through the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

Red Rock Canyon Road
Just outside Las Vegas, this loop road winds through multi-colored rock formations. Unique flora and a large number of desert animals are seen here often.

Valley of Fire State Park Roadways
Adventurers traveling this route notice a landscape which shifts with each slight movement of the sun. Rocks mutate from benign oranges and browns to deeper, more dramatic shades.

Wild Horse Canyon Scenic Backcountry Byway
Centrally located in Mojave National Preserve, this National Park Service Backcountry Byway is a gravel road that passes near Wild Horse Mesa and the colorful volcanic formations of Hole-in-the-Wall.

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