Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails Guide Book

by Peter Massey, Angela Titus, Jeanne Wilson (Adler Publishing )
Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads and 4-Wheel Drive Trails  by Peter Massey, Angela Titus, Jeanne Wilson

272 pp/color photos/color maps
ISBN: 1930193157

This first volume in our Nevada series of Trails books features destinations in western Nevada, near the towns of Reno, Carson City, Virginia City, Tonopah and Hawthorne. Meticulous trail details instruct readers how to safely navigate hundreds of miles of the region's best scenic backroads and four-wheel drive trails. See ghost towns, numerous old mines and mill workings, old railroads and stage lines along 39 off-road routes. Directions include GPS coordinates and all trails are rated for difficulty, mileage, driving time, remoteness and more. Descriptions highlight ideal places to camp, hike, mountain bike, fish and sightsee. Histories recount days of the Wild West.

© 2008 Peter Massey, Angela Titus, Jeanne Wilson/Adler Publishing . All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 39.
... Preview: Just less than 6 miles south of Hawthorne, this is a short and scenic trail within the Wassuk Range. The road climbs into the canyon, which is a forested environment compared to the typical wide open, ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Hawthorne, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: This trail begins 2 miles or so south of Hawthorne and travels southwest on a wide, maintained dirt road. Sagebrush and rabbit brush vegetation surrounds the trail, and pinyon and juniper trees grow a ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Hawthorne, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 45.7
... Preview: This trail begins in the town of Mason and travels past the remains of the Bluestone Mine and then through a narrow but scenic canyon within the hills of the Singatse Range. It ends at the intersectio ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Weed Heights, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 7.4
... Preview: A paved two-lane road leads nearly all the way to Candelaria ghost town where numerous structures remain, including several stone and wooden buildings. Huge tailings piles surround the paved road that ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Mina, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 15.4
... Preview: At first this trail navigates along a paved road through a residential area. Soon the route joins FR 690, which is a one-lane dirt road with some embedded and loose rock. The surrounding vegetation st ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Coleville, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 12.5
... Preview: This trail travels north from Western #30: Churchill Canyon Trail along a seasonal creek and ends in Adrian Valley on Western #28: Churchill Station Trail. Zero your trip meter and head northwest from ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Wabuska, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 6.9
... Preview: This trail begins near the southern end of Western #32: Como Ghost Town Trail. The road is a wide, graded dirt road, which proceeds to the northeast toward Churchill Canyon along the northern edge of ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Simpson, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 13.3
... Preview: This trail begins just north of Wabuska off of US Alt. 95. Soon after crossing a cattle guard traveling west, turn off the wide, graded gravel road onto a one-lane track toward the site of Thompson. T ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Wabuska, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 14.7
... Preview: This trail begins by traveling northeast from US 6 on a wide, graded dirt road with some small loose and embedded rocks. For its entire length, the drive is relatively smooth and easygoing and is acce ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Coaldale, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 12.6
... Preview: This trail begins in the town of Dayton and winds through the rugged Pine Nut Mountains to its end in Smith Valley. The trail starts off on the paved Old Como Road, which runs alongside a gravel pit. ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Dayton, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 20.9
... Preview: This trail starts off from the intersection of Nevada 361 and an unmarked gravel road 3.2 miles north of Gabbs. The road proceeds east to a small electric substation. Beyond the substation, continue t ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Gabbs, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: This trail begins just off of Nevada 207 near Lake Tahoe. Proceed north off the highway on North Benjamin Drive. This paved road accesses the National Forest road after running through a residential a ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
South Lake Tahoe, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 11.6
... Preview: This trail begins just south of Gabbs on Pole Line Road (CR 89). The road is wide and well maintained and travels across the sagebrush- and rabbit brush-covered terrain. Soon the trail turns to the ea ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Gabbs, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 23.3
... Preview: This trail begins near the mining town of Round Mountain and travels east from Nevada 376 on FR 110 into the hills of the Toquima Range. The remains of old stone structures flank the trail, starting a ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Carvers, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 19.4
... Preview: This trail begins 4 miles south of the intersection of US 395 and Eastlake Road (Nevada 428) in New Washoe City. Proceeding east from Eastlake Road on Jumbo Grade Road, the trail starts out as a paved ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
New Washoe City, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: This trail begins at the intersection of King Street and Mountain Street, 0.4 miles west of US 395, and heads west from the suburbs of Carson City toward the Carson Mountain Range. Traveling on paved ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Carson City, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 11.9
... Preview: This scenic and historic trail begins in Gabbs Valley. It travels east through Lodi Valley and into the Lodi Hills, branching out to explore the remains of the Lodi Hills Mining District. The trail be ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Gabbs, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 26.2
... Preview: Logan House Creek Trail, USFS Trail #33, is a pleasant drive through the forest, which loops off Western #23: Genoa Peak Trail and eventually rejoins it about 4 miles south of the starting point. Thro ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Lake Tahoe, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 6.6
... Preview: This trail begins in a residential area around the towns of Smith and Wellington and runs north through the historic mining area of Delphi and Ludwig. It crosses Mason Pass and the Singatse Range and ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Wellington, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 26.6
... Preview: From the intersection of Nevada 360 and the road with signed access to the BLM Marietta Wild Burro Range, proceed west along a wide graded dirt road. Traveling toward the Excelsior Mountains, the land ... From the guidebook "Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails"
Mina, NV - Off-Highway Drives - Trail Length: 17.8