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Rye Patch Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (702)-538-7321 Distance: 1.67 miles

Rye Patch Dam and Reservoir are on the Humboldt River about 26 miles upstream from Lovelock, Nevada. The Dam, constructed in 1935-36 and enlarged in 1976, is 78 feet high with a crest length of 1,074 feet. The dam is a major feature of the Humboldt Project. Surface area of approximately 12,000 acres at full reservoir storage. Fishing season is year-round. Warm-water fishery with game species i...

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Water Canyon National Park

6 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 46.54 miles

Rising almost 2,000 feet above the town of Winnemucca, secluded Water Canyon is one of the premier recreation areas in Northern Nevada and offers a rugged, picturesque setting along the canyon's upper reaches and a lush riparian area of cottonwood and aspen trees along the stream at the canyon bottom. Managed by the BLM-Winnemucca Field Office, this area offers sites for overnight camping, picnics...

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South Jackson Mountains Wilderness National Park

9 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 51.29 miles

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 rugged canyons on the hike to the ...

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Fallon National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (775)-423-5128 Email: stillwater@fws.gov Distance: 52.12 miles

Fallon National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1931 as a refuge and breeding ground for birds and wild animals. It is located in the Lahontan Valley of western Nevada, at the terminus of the Carson River. The refuge comprises over 15,000 acres of playa and wetland habitat in the Carson Sink. In years of high water flows down the Carson River, the refuge is important for migratory shore...

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High Rock Canyon National Park

8 Activites Phone: (916)-279-6101 Email: bwebb@blm.gov Distance: 54.67 miles

The Indian trail through High Rock Canyon was first recorded by Captain John Fremont in 1844. The Applegate brothers guided emigrant wagon trains through the canyon on their way to Oregon's Willamette Valley. In 1849 and into the 1850's it was a well beaten path to the gold fields and towns of California. But today it is far off the beaten path and that fact makes it a particularly special place. ...

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Black Rock Desert Wilderness National Park

6 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 55.32 miles

The Black Rock Desert Wilderness is a large desert playa and the remains of prehistoric Lake Lahontan. At 314,835 acres, the area is one of the largest protected desert playas in the United States. Vistas go on for miles and mirages sneak up from all sides of the desert floor. The vastnes and overwhelming feeling of isolation in this wilderness create an experience unlike any other. Please fo...

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Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (775)-423-5128 Email: stillwater@fws.gov Distance: 56.08 miles

The Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex consists of Stillwater Refuge, Fallon Refuge, and Anaho Island Refuge in western Nevada. Together, these refuges encompass approximately 163,000 acres of wetland and upland habitats, freshwater and brackish water marshes, cottonwood and willow riparian areas, alkali playas, salt desert shrub lands, sand dunes, and a 500-acre rocky island in a desert ...

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Calico Mountains Wilderness National Park

7 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 59.59 miles

The Calico Mountains Wilderness (64,968 acres) contains many brightly colored, twisted geologic formations. Elevations in the Wilderness range from 3,950 feet to 8,491 feet at Donnelly Peak. The majority of interest in the area is associated with the colors of the southern half of the range, where the bare rocks take on many hues of the rainbow, especially after a rain. These colors are startling...

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North Jackson Mountains Wilderness National Park

8 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 61.20 miles

The North Jackson Mountains Wilderness (covering 23,437 acres) consists mainly of a juniper, and sage brush covered environment with rock formations and cliffs of various sizes. Elevations in the Wilderness range from 4,000 feet to the high point of Parrot Peak at 8,400 feet. Deep rugged canyons are laden with aspen, willow and cottonwood groves and a diverse community of riparian vegetation inclu...

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Pahute Peak Wilderness National Park

7 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 62.53 miles

The Pahute Peak Wilderness (56,890 acres) is predominantly natural from its southern badland landscapes with colorful mineral deposits, to northern Big Mountain, a nearly flat topped mountain with steep slopes, aspen laden drainages, and mountain mahogany stands. Incredible unimpaired views can be seen from atop the dominant ridgeline through the middle of this wilderness, known as the North Blac...

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High Rock Lake Wilderness National Park

8 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 68.60 miles

The High Rock Lake Wilderness (59,107 acres) contains the northern portion of the Calico Mountains. Much of the area consists of large mesa which slants downward to the east. The west side of the area consists of rim rock bluffs and the northwest corner is occupied by the intermittent High Rock Lake. High Rock Lake was created about 14,000 years ago after a large rockslide closed the original outl...

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Mill Creek Recreation Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (775)-635-4000 Email: bmfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 71.10 miles

Mill Creek was the site of a 1930's Civilian Conservation Corps work camp. Historic pillars of stone are still visible at the campground entrance.

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North Black Rock Range Wilderness National Park

8 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 75.56 miles

North Black Rock Range Wilderness (30,648 acres) contains several scenic and interesting land forms. A large escarpment with volcanic tuffs and varied colors bisects the western portion of the wilderness which overlooks the massive landslide which formed Summit Lake. Spectacular views of the lake can be seen from this escarpment, and in the fall there are dramatic splashes of fall colors that can ...

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Grimes Point/Hidden Cave Archaeological Site

5 Activites Phone: (702)-885-6000 Email: ccfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 76.29 miles

Grimes Point area was first visited by Native Americans 8,000 or more years ago and is one of the largest and most accessible petroglyph sites in the United States. The Grimes Point Petroglyph Trail, an easy hike directly behind the parking area provides viewing of several hundred boulders covered with rock art dating back 6,000 years. The self-guided interpretive trail that was constructed in 19...

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Little High Rock Canyon Wilderness National Park

7 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 76.70 miles

Little High Rock Canyon Wilderness (48,395 acres) contains a large area of broad volcanic uplands dissected by the deeply cut drainages of Little High Rock and McConnell Canyons. Elevations in the Wilderness range from 5,000 to 6,940 feet on top of Mahogany Mountain. The canyon floors contain a wide variety of multi -colored rock formations with willow and small stands of choke cherry. The many cl...

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Santa Rosa-Paradise Peak Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 79.45 miles

The Santa Rosa-Paradise Peak Wilderness now contains a total of 32,020 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Nevada. In 1989 the Santa Rosa-Paradise Peak Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for s...

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Lahontan Cutthroat Natural Area National Park

8 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1503 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 80.87 miles

The Lahontan Cutthroat Tout Natural Area Instant Study Area (12,316 acres) straddles the north end of the Black Rock Range. It is an outstandingly beautiful area with its running water, large stands of quaking aspen, willow and mahogany trees, lush meadows, colorful rock formations and good populations of wildlife. The northern extremities of the Black Rock Desert lie to the east and west. Elevati...

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Sand Mountain Recreation Area National Park

6 Activites Phone: (775)-885-6000 Email: ccfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 83.33 miles

The 4,795 acre Sand Mountain Recreation Area is a designated OHV fee site located in the high desert of west central Nevada twenty-five miles south east of Fallon on U.S. 50 in Churchill County. Created by the migration and deposition of windblown sand as it is stopped by the rising Stillwater Mountains bordering to the north, east and west, the most dominant feature of the dune system is Sand M...

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East Fork High Rock Canyon Wilderness National Park

8 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 84.56 miles

The East Fork High Rock Canyon Wilderness (52,618 acres) consists of a large area of broad volcanic uplands dissected by the deeply cut drainages of High Rock and the East Fork of High Rock Canyons (also known as Pole Canyon). The many cliffs and rock formations support a wide range of wildlife habitats including a nesting raptor population of golden eagles, prairie falcons, hawks and owls. The ca...

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Black Rock-High Rock Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area Park

10 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 85.34 miles

Spectacular scenic opportunities abound in one of the largest and flattest alkaline playas in the United States. The Playa is a now-dry remnant of ancient Lake Lahontan; it is 44 miles long (oriented north-south), and averages 7 miles in width. Opportunities for solitude are considerable. A variety of interesting geologic features dominate the landscape. The near-pristine Applegate-Lassen section ...

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High Rock Canyon Wilderness National Park

8 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 85.46 miles

High Rock Canyon Wilderness (46,465 acres) remains largely unaltered from the days when John C. Fremont first mapped the canyon and subsequent emigrant wagon trains followed the route through High Rock Canyon on the Applegate-Lassen Trail. During the peak year of 1849 more than 10,000 wagons passed through the canyon. Outstanding scenic vistas occur from a multitude of locations within the area. ...

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Pine Forest Recreation Area National Park

9 Activites Phone: (775)-623-1500 Email: wfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 85.91 miles

The Pine Forest Range, in northern Nevada's arid Great Basin, is a rare and exceptional area of abundant streams and clear, cold subalpine lakes. Nestled in a cirque and fed by snowmelt and springs, these lakes are not only visually stunning but also possess an excellent trout fishery. The lakes are surrounded by a rare remnant population of white bark and limber pines; stands of quaking aspen a...

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Lahontan Reservoir National Park

5 Activites Phone: (775)-867-3500 Distance: 88.56 miles

Lahontan Dam and Reservoir,on the Carson River store the natural flow of the Carson River along with water diverted from the Truckee River. The dam is a feature of the Newlands Project. There is a powerplant immediately below the dam. Surface area of approximately 11,200 acres at full reservoir storage with 69 miles of shoreline. Fishing season is year-round. The reservoir is a warm-water fishe...

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Comstock National Historic District Park

4 Activites Phone: (775)-885-6000 Email: ccfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 108.47 miles

Exploring the area surrounding the wild west mining towns of Virginia City and Dayton is a great adventure for mountain bikers or OHV enthusiasts.

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Hickison Petroglyph Recreation Area National Park

3 Activites Phone: (775)-635-4062 Email: bmfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 110.66 miles

A great place to take a walk, let the kids run, have a picnic, spend a few days camping, and look at ancient petroglyphs. Hickison offers long vistas, shade, and an opportunity to think about early Native Americans hunting, drawing on rock, and living in this area. The cultural resources at this site are protected by federal law against damage, defacement, removal, etc., ...

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