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Cathedral Gorge's 'badland' topography does not permit many plants to take root since the clay is constantly eroding away. Several non-native tree species have been planted at the campground to provide shade. In addition, temperature extremes make it tough on plants, with winter freezing and above 100 degrees F in the summer.
A 4 mile hiking loop trail ventures into remote areas of the 1,608 acre Nevada state park.

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Additional Photos by Ray Anderson (photoray) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 882 W: 0 N: 2028] (8440)
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