Located at the south end of the Ruby Mountains, these 4W trails will provide ample opportunity for wildlife viewing and scenic mountain vistas.
Accessible both from Carlin and State Route 226, this county road is maintained gravel and dirt and very accessible by a sport utility vehicle. This route travels through a nice variety of mining and ranching areas along Maggie Creek. Plenty of wildlife is usually visible from the road.
Coal Mine Canyon
Just northeast of Elko, this well maintained dirt road provides access to several interesting 4WD trails. Plenty of rolling canyon driving makes this area fun to explore.
Located north of Elko and east of Wildhorse Reservoir. Rich in historic mining culture as well as beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife. Near the ghost town of Patsville and Rio Tinto.
Spruce MountainLocated south of Wells on U.S. Highway 93. Roads wind through varied terrain offering wildlife viewing opportunities and scenic vistas.
Distance from Elko: 87 miles (145.3 km)
Skill Level: All
Services: All services available in Wells
Map: #5 on Map