Distance: 62.30 miles
The Moapa Valley Refuge was established on September 10, 1979, to secure habitat for the endangered Moapa dace. This small fish, the sole member of the genus Moapa, is endemic to the Muddy River system. Dace populations have declined due to habitat destruction and the introduction of nonnative fish species.
This modest refuge--106 acres--located in Clark County, Nevada, 60 miles north of Las V...
Distance: 86.30 miles
Bitter Springs Back Country Byway offers a drive with many rock formations, like the Muddy Mountains and colorful sandstone for sight seeing. Along the byway, visit abandoned borax mines and evidence of rivers that have long since dried up. Bitter Springs is close to many entertaining and informational areas such as Las Vegas, the Valley of Fire State Park, the Moapa Indian Reservation, Lake Mea...