Montana Briscoe Diaries Book One: The Desert Stalker what a thrill I had to be there and get the real feel of this land...I have been through this state before way back in the 90's and it impressed me then too..
A mostly arid climate keeps it a bit barren of vegetation, but there are trees! I got this blurb from the UVNV website..." Working its way through Congress right now is a bill that will create Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument along the northern edge of Las Vegas Valley. This unit of the National Park Service will be dedicated to the study and interpretation of Ice Age animals, providing an opportunity for all of us to learn about one of the most recent dramatic events that shaped the Nevada landscape."
SO be on the lookout for that!! Between the towns you can see some ghost towns...mostly due to mines that went boom then bust..I didnt catch the name od this settlement but here's some cool things I saw there...