'North Shore Road' also known as Nevada Highway 159 and extends from the
'Henderson' intersection up the Valley of Fire intersection with Nevada
45 plus mile section of Lake Mead NRA is one of the most scenic rides in
Southern Nevada. Along the way there are three marinas, Callville
Bay and Overton
Beach and three other notable stops, Redstone, Rogers
Spring and Blue Spring. Each of these places have outdoor restroom
facilities of some kind.
interesting stop along the way is at Rogers
Spring where there are also picnic tables.
The landscape is the main attraction along this ride because it shows textbook
examples of exposed geological formations.
What makes this place so
interesting is the stark contrasts in topography, color, geology, vistas
and much more.
Along the way is are three of Lake Meads marinas.
Callville Bay Marina,
Echo Bay Marina, and Overton Beach Marina. If you are coming from Las
Vegas, it is suggested that you either continue on through the Valley of
Fire or drive through to Overton, Logandale and Mesquite.
At the 12.5 MM (mile
marker), we see red sandstone outcroppings eroded out of twisted and
turned layers of ancient rock.