Cathedral Gorge a hidden gem of Nevada parks (RGJ)

January 2, 2008

Cathedral Gorge State Park, Nevada 

Although perhaps one of the lesser-known state parks in Nevada, Lincoln County’s Cathedral Gorge is not without an abundance of beautiful sights.

The 1,608-acre park, located between the towns of Caliente and Pioche, features geological formations that will get the mind a-churning. You’ll see impressive red- and gold- hued spires, pillars and canyons formed by erosion.

Read the complete story at the Reno Gazette-Journal.


Nevada Division of State Parks Implements Fire Restrictions

June 28, 2007

Campfires not allowed at Lake Tahoe-Nevada, Beaver Dam, Fort Churchill and Cathedral Gorge State Parks

Cathedral Gorge State Park, Nevada

CARSON CITY, Nev.–The Nevada Division of State Parks and Nevada Division of Forestry announced today that added fire restrictions are being implemented at Nevada state parks because of the high potential for wildfires. In addition to fire restrictions that are in place for all of Nevada’s 24 state parks, visitors to the following parks are not allowed to have any open fires even in designated picnic and campground areas:

Exploring Nevada’s Outback (Nevada Magazine)

April 30, 2007

Cathedral Gorge State Park, Nevada

Camping, picnicking, and sightseeing in Lincoln County’s six state parks.

SPINNING GRUESOME GHOST STORIES, toasting marshmallows over the campfire, and planning the next day’s fishing, hiking, and sightseeing trips. And, singing. I still remember the lyrics to that sappy old song, “When it’s Nighttime in Nevada.” Read the rest of the article at

Cathedral Gorge State Park 2007 Events

March 22, 2007

Cathedral Gorge State Park, NevadaCathedral Gorge State Park is known for its carved, dramatic cliffs and canyons, remnants of a Pliocene-era lakebed. More than 50,000 visitors each year enjoy hiking trails for exploring the cave-like formations and cathedral-like spires. Miller Point, a scenic overlook, offers excellent views of the scenic canyon. Cathedral Gorge is 165 miles northeast of Las Vegas via Interstate 15 North and U.S. Highway 93. A 24-unit campground is open year-round. Read the rest of this entry »