Category: Offroad and Trails

Hickison Petroglyph Recreation Area

Also known as The Hickison Summit Recreation Area, this BLM managed area gives visitors the fascinating opportunity to get in front of 10,000 year old rock carvings. Petroglyphs, or rock engravings, are images typically carved into stone surfaces. They can differ from pictographs which are merely drawn onto stone surfaces. This is a fantastic place […]

Shoshone OHV Trail System

The Shoshone OHV Trail System has approximately 50 miles of maintained OHV routes for vehicles less than 50 inches wide. Both motorcycles and 4-wheel operations are permitted. The trail system is open all year, however snow and mud inhibit access during the winter and wet seasons. For optimal conditions and to minimize disturbance of wildlife, […]

South Jackson Mountains Wilderness

The South Jackson Mountains Wilderness (54,536 acres) is a special place, from the looming presence of King Lear Peak’s granite rock formations, to the juniper woodlands and rugged canyons of cottonwoods that block out the outside world and significantly enhance the opportunity for solitude. The west-facing side of the South Jackson provides many interesting and […]

Nelson Hills OHV Trails

Beautiful desert scenery surround an area with numerous steep and challenging hill climbs, twisting rock formations and laced with small canyons and the occasional dry river wash. Not recommended for a new rider but acceptable terrain is available for the intermediate and experienced. This can be a fun place to explore and experience that is […]

Eldorado Dry Lake Bed

A large flat dry lake bed that offers only novice or beginner terrain. No services or facilities are available. Strong winds are common that can produce dirt devils and blowing dust/debris. The some areas are often littered with trash, broken glass and scrap metal so care must be taken when riding in the area. There […]

Jean Dry Lake

Jean Dry Lake provides hundreds of miles of trails to the casual and expert Off-highway vehicle enthusiast alike. At the center of the area is the area’s namesake, Jean Dry Lake. Although the name implies that the lakebed is dry, it has the potential of flooding and holding water long after a rainfall. After substantial […]

Chief Mountain West Recreation Area

This recreation site provides amenities for camping and picnicking, such as restrooms, fire pits, picnic tables, and shade structures. It also is a trailhead for the Silver State OHV Trail. Situated on the west side of the Burnt Springs Range. Provides access to the 260 mile Silver State OHV Trail system. Allowed activities also include […]

Ward Mountain Recreation Area

Ward Mountain Recreation Area North and South trailheads are separately administered by the BLM and the U.S. Forest Service. A developed and newly renovated campground is located at the US Forest Service Trailhead on the South side of the Highway. Trails (20 miles) are available for hikers, bikers, cross-country skiers, and horses. Warming/rest shelters are […]

Mt. Irish Archeological Site

The Mount Irish Archaeological District, located on the eastern flank of the Mount Irish Range, is one of the most important archaeological areas in eastern Nevada. The District covers 640 acres and provides a vista of prehistoric rock art and habitation sites, set in a dramatic landscape of tuff (volcanic ash) knolls and outcrops, alluvial […]