Valley of Fires


Valley of Fires is a recreational area and a volcanic field located in the state of New Mexico, United States. It is situated about 50 miles east of Roswell, in the northern part of the state, and covers an area of around 5,000 acres. The Valley of Fires is known for its unique volcanic rock formations, which were created by volcanic eruptions around 1,500 years ago.

The Valley of Fires offers a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, and picnicking. There are several hiking trails that take visitors through the area’s unique geologic formations, including the Lava Flow Trail, which is a popular spot for sightseeing.

The Valley of Fires also features a campground with amenities such as picnic tables, fire rings, and toilets. Visitors can also enjoy the view of the formations from the scenic drive that leads to the park.

The park also has a visitor center that provides information on the geology and history of the area, as well as ranger-led tours and interpretive programs on the natural and cultural history of the area.

Valley of Fires is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts, photographers, and history buffs, as well as those who want to learn about the geology of the area, the volcanic eruptions that formed the park, and the history of the region.