Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge
This 37,632 acre refuge offers a full day of wildlife viewing. A fresh water bullrush marsh, open ponds, and grassy uplands are home to an amazing variety of birds, fish, and animals.
Lamoille Canyon Scenic Byway
Lamoille Canyon Scenic Byway runs 12 miles/22.3 km through this U-shaped, sheer-walled canyon that is home to Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep, mountain goats, mule deer, Himalayan snowcock, and a variety of peak-dwelling birds.
Angel Lake Scenic BywayA gorgeous little lake high in the East Humboldt Range. Angel Lake is the only alpine lake accessible by paved road in the area. Seasonally a visitor can view bighorn sheep, deer, mountain goats, and many types of alpine birds.
Distance from Elko: 62 miles (103.5 km)
Services Along Route: All services available in Wells (12 miles / 21 km)
Map: #3 on map