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Mouse's Tank

Valley of Fire State Park, Overton, NV 89040
+1 702-397-2088
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Valley of Fire Hiking and Photography Tour from Las Vegas
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Rock formation with natural basin of water in Valley of Fire State Park.
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“short hike” (25 reviews)
“state park” (28 reviews)
“easy hike” (11 reviews)
Valley of Fire State Park, Overton, NV 89040
+1 702-397-2088
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very enjoyable part of a great day in Valley of Fire. We travelled round the valley in our car and stopped and did the different trails this bring one of them.

Thank Eileen C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great short hike to historical water site of 1800's outlaws. Petroglyphs along the way and beautiful scenary. Don't miss it!

Thank Rtaylor39401
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is considered an easy trail to walk, with the hope of seeing water in the "tank" at the end of the walk. Sadly, no water for us. The walk is not long but it is exactly like walking on a sandy beach. This is...More

Thank JudyMetroNYCarea
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the easier trails in the Valley of Fire state park. The petroglyphs are neat to see. There are several in a couple different locations along the trail that you have to be looking for to see as they aren't marked in any way....More

Thank AndyR2
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

A good hike. Watch out for rocks in the sand, we saw several trip and fall since they were looking up at the cliffs and petroglyphs. Just take your time and enjoy. If you are not used to the altitude or the desert heat, bring...More

1  Thank FormerCGResident
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

This is in Valley of Fire 🔥 State Park and is about 1/4 -1/2 mile from parking area. Pay attention on your way as there are Petraglyphs EVERYWHERE!!!! It was at least 10• cooler there than anywhere else we went in Park. We can see...More

1  Thank Jacksbox
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Tons of rock art to see here. The trail is mostly sand but easy. There is a parking lot/turn out in the park to use to access the trailhead. The rock formations here are crazy unique and pretty.

Thank J W
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Rocks are fun to scramble on, but the actual Mouse Tank is a bust. Thankfully it is a short hike & you can still spend time at more interesting spots just up the road..

Thank Davidl60
Reviewed 27 April 2017

It makes you wonder what natural forces have led to these structures. The elephants rock is surprisingly close to the road (less than 20 meters, but as the parking lot is some 100 yards away it requires a little hike to get there.

Thank RalphUtrecht
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Pretty easy hike, beautiful canyon hike. Petylegraph all along the canyon walls, most of them are on the dark sides of the canyon. There is some shade on this hike, but take plenty of water! Pretty hike!

Thank southwest4life
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is there parking?
13 June 2016|
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Response from Kare4Ever | Reviewed this property |
There is parking but because it is a hike back to the Mouse Tank, I would suggest having something to block the sand when the wind is blowing. It is very fine sand and a face scarf would be a good idea because the wind can... More