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Photographs of the Rainbow Canyon Scenic Drive

The Rainbow Canyon Scenic Drive is located in eastern Nevada and begins in the town of Caliente. This enjoyable twenty-one mile scenic drive follows State Highway 317 for its entire length through Rainbow Canyon, a deep canyon full of red rock and unique rock formations. Railfans will also enjoy this drive, as the road closely follows the busy Union Pacific Railroad.

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Photos of the Rainbow Canyon Scenic Drive

The Beginning of the drive in Caliente Steep Mountains in Rainbow Mountain Multiple Railroad Tunnels on the Union Pacific

Railroad Tunnel in Rainbow Canyon Cottonwood Trees & Barren Mountains Rolling Mountains Near Caliente

Unique Rock Formations Along the Drive Rainbow Canyon Red Rock in the Mountains

Red Rock Along the Road Exposed Red Rock Near Caliente

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