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 […]

Garnet Hill Recreation Area

Garnet Hill is the only designated rock hounding area in the Northern BLM District. It is an internationally known site for gem collectors looking for garnets. Here you may find the ruby red semi-precious gems in the rocky volcanic outcrops. Garnets can be found either through careful rock breaking or searching the surface and drainages […]

Black Rock Lava Flow

The Black Rock Lava Flow is a segment of the Lunar Crater Back Country Byway and the Lunar Crater SRMA. Vehicle travel is limited to existing roads and trails. This Quaternary (less than 1.8 million years old) lava flow is part of the Lunar Crater volcanic field. Lunar Crater, several kilometers to the southwest, is […]

Egan Crest Trailhead

Egan Crest Trail System The Egan Crest Trail System provides recreationists with 24 miles of trails with a variety of terrain from the rolling sagebrush flats to the higher elevations in pinyon and juniper forests. The trails consist of single-track and signed two-track roads and are open to hiking, mountain biking, equestrian, motorcycles, and ATVs. […]

Ely Airport

Also known as Yelland Field. Code: KELY County owned airport. Runways Length Surface 18/36 6,018 Asphalt 12/30 4,825 Asphalt Few aircraft are based here. No transportation to town/services. Unknown FBO. Fees can include Hanger, Ramp and Tiedown. Elevation: 6,259

White Pine Public Museum

Established in 1959 the White Pine Public Museum houses a wide variety of exhibits. We have something for everyone. Open daily from 10am-4pm. Open 7 days a week From the Cave Bear to Mineral Collections to Indian Artifacts and Natural History. We are pleased to offer a wide variety of exhibits on display daily. Organized […]

Central Theater

Movie theater BUT the Central Theater was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993. The Central Theater was built in Ely, Nevada in 1939. The Art Deco style cinema was built by Percy and Warren Hull after they were denied permission to expand the 1913 Capital Theater. Originally it was built as […]

Sunset Lanes – Bowling

Owned and operated by Bill Noah for over 30 years. It is the one of the few existing bowling centers around that still has the original wooden lanes. Great place for all levels of bowlers. Bill also manages the Pro Shop which is open during regular hours and by appointment. Snack Bar open with sodas, […]