26 miles southeast of Elko
Described by many as one of America's most beautiful mountain ranges, the Ruby Mountains offer endless miles of hiking trails along rushing waterfalls and fields of blazing wildflowers.
Traversing the breathtaking 12-mile Lamoille Canyon Scenic byway, the mountains offer a perfect choice for activities ranging from a leisurely drive to a week-long backpacking adventure. At the end of the road lies the awesome Ruby Crest Trailhead, the ultimate hiking adventure. The Ruby Mountains are reached via the Lamoille Canyon National Scenic Byway, 26 miles southeast of Elko on State Route 227.