Crystal Ball Cave:

is a natural cave located in remote North West Millard County. With beautiful formations, floors, ceiling and walls of crystal, this cave is truly one of a kind. Tours are available by appointment Monday thru Saturday year-round. Bates family Ranch is home to Crystal Ball Cave. 

​Gandy Warm Springs​: is located less than 2 miles from Bates Family Ranch. The water is a perfect 81 degrees year-round. The spring flows from a cave and down beautiful waterfalls in the south end of Spring Mountain. It is Literally an oasis in the desert!  


​Devils Gate Slot Canyon:

Located just 6 miles from Bates Family Ranch and Crystal Ball Cave this slot canyon is carved through the marble in the desert floor.

Great Basin national ParkGreat Basin national Park is located roughly 45 miles south of Bates Family Ranch and is a wonder of natural beauty. Enjoy hikes, Night skies and Lehman Cave.

Mt. Moriah WildernessThis wilderness area is  a vast wonder that sits on the Nevada side of the Utah Border. It is a place where you can go and, most often, never see another human being. It is accessible from Marble Canyon just a short distance from Bates Family Ranch. and From Spring Valley NV.

We are located in an extremely rural part of North West Millard County in Utah. That does not mean that there is nothing to do.

Here is a list of some of the things to do near us and Near Great Basin National Park: