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Address: 2035 Last Chance Rd, Elko, NV 89801-4808
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Located in north-central Nevada, this national preserve spans more than two...

Located in north-central Nevada, this national preserve spans more than two million acres and offers a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback riding, camping and backpacking.

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Lamoille Canyon

Some of the prettiest views. We took a dirt rd, that went out to a bird refuge. Well worth the trip.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2016
Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Some of the prettiest views. We took a dirt rd, that went out to a bird refuge. Well worth the trip.

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

It's a 12 miles paved road in and the same road out. There is restrooms at the end and lots of hiking trail throughout.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Summers in Lamoille are great for hiking, picnicking and camping, and winters are perfect for snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. The area is about thirty minutes (by car) from Elko, and it's great for solo explorers or the whole family.

Thank Brittany_11_10
Castro Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We spent the morning driving and walking trails in Lamoille Canyon. Access to the canyon is free, although picnic areas require a fee. The area is dog-friendly and dogs must be kept on lead. I highly recommend the 1/2 mile long "changing canyon trail" that goes through a small grove of Aspen and passes by what is identified as an... More 

1 Thank Daniel J
Rainier, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Folks who think that Nevada is all sagebrush desert and high-rise casinos need to take a side trip south from Ely to Lamoille Canyon, and the lakes and crags of the Humboldt. It is absolutely amazing how different the landscape can be in only a few miles. Definitely worth a visit.

1 Thank Kalamariverrat
Honolulu, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The raid is curvy but not so technically challenging that you can't take time to enjoy the beautiful high desert scenery. Road is in excellent repair and well marked.

2 Thank Crichton R
Boulder, CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Lamoille Canyon is absolutely stunning. We only had 1/2 day to experience it which allowed for a great scenic drive and a 2.5, 4 mile rugged hike to Dollar Lakes and the Lamoille Lake. Even thought it is end of June there was still a lot of snow on the trail which made it a bit harder, but also more... More 

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

On our drive from Ely Nevada to Great Basin National Park, the road takes one to a section of the Humboldt National Forest. There are pretty trees and mountain vistas to see. There is also hiking and more to do in this area.

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San Francisco, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Not sure about the park boundaries, but we went hiking and exploring among the glacier-carved valleys of Lamoille Canyon in the Ruby Mountains. BLM land so it's free day hiking. We saw snow, beaver dams, waterfalls, and lots of pretty flowers. Even the easy nature hike is worthwhile.

2 Thank itsWindy
Elko, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

We were there for the better part of the morning and only scratched the surface. So much more I'd like to see for next time. Can't wait to go back!

Thank Lala1275

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