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Lamoille Canyon

Lamoille, NV
+1 775-331-6444
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Nevada's Yosemite

This beautiful, glaciated valley is just 40 minutes from Elko and well worth the drive. There are... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Reno, Nevada
One of the most beautiful hikes anywhere!

A gorgeous hike to several lakes in the beautiful Ruby Mountains near Elko, NV. We hiked up to the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Craig T
San Rafael, California
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Sometimes referred to as Nevada's Yosimite, the canyon is filled with beautiful rock formations.
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“ruby mountains” (14 reviews)
Lamoille, NV
+1 775-331-6444
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

This beautiful, glaciated valley is just 40 minutes from Elko and well worth the drive. There are few interpretive signs so you might want to get a guide book at the Elko Visitors' Center.

Thank jacqueet
Reviewed 28 August 2017

A gorgeous hike to several lakes in the beautiful Ruby Mountains near Elko, NV. We hiked up to the pass since we were on a day hike (about 9 miles roundtrip and 1400 feet elevation gain). But backpacking is great to the several lakes on...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Just a 30 min drive from I-80 at Elko, so it's worth visiting if you're driving by. And, it's free. Don't make the same mistake I did: I lived in Northern Nevada for 15 and never visited Lemoille Canyon. I discovered that Lemoille Canyon is...More

Thank Dave_in_Reno
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Beautiful glacier carved canyon with nice picnic spots and camping. Great hikes to some of the many lakes and vistas. Well groomed trails. I've seen many and this is way at the top of the list.

1  Thank Jane M
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I look at the Ruby Mountains out my front windows from daylight till dark. They can't be beat. Great camping, hiking trails, alpine lakes, fishing ,hunting, snowmobiling and some of the most beautiful photo ops you will ever find. And for the brave ones heli...More

Thank bawcomagents
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This is a quick side trip from Elko, about 2 hours round trip from downtown or it can be used for access to hiking trails, campgrounds, and picnics. The campground and picnic areas are US Forest Service but serviced by a private company. Depending on...More

Thank rmgis
Reviewed 9 February 2017

This is the best kept secret in Nevada. Great hiking camping fishing and day picnics. The fall is beautiful with great Aspen colors and waterfalls. There are several mountain lake to hit to. Fishing for brook trout in the canyon steams is worthwhile.

Thank mwsext
Reviewed 15 January 2017

While passing by on I-80 on my way back from Yellowstone, I stayed the night in Elko and on a whim, took SR 227 for the half hour drive east to Lamoille Canyon Road (well marked). The roads are all paved and in great shape....More

Thank Nikki R
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We live nearby and Lamoille Canyon is spectacular. You frequently see bighorn sheep and if your eyes are good enough, mountain goats. There are campsites that accommodate RV's. This really is a hidden treasure that you would never know existed when driving by on I80!...More

Thank NevadaLass
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Such a beautiful walk. Went on the Lions Camp trail along the river. The beaver ponds, rock formations and light play was breathtaking. Will go back again and again.

Thank LizyLizy
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Response from LizyLizy | Reviewed this property |
Really depends on the weather. This year I would say yes!
13 May 2015|
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Response from Gld2Bgoing | Reviewed this property |
Hi! We were just there. You canNOT change sites once a reservation is made even if there's room. Loop B is fantastic--a lot on the creek, space for tents, private. Loop C was nice also. Loop A was at the entrance and better... More