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Great Basin National Park :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Great Basin National Park is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 8.5 miles long and begins at 8,179 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 17.1 miles with a total elevati

Great Basin National Park: Pyramid Peak Loop :: Ely, NV

Climb out of the desert heat to breezy alpine solitude.

Great Basin National Park :: Baker, NV

The Great Basin is the name geographers have given to a vast expanse of land that covers much of Nevada and the neighboring portion of Utah. But don’t expect to see wide open country in this national park. Rising rather abruptly more than 1.5 miles a

Timber Creek Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Timber Creek Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 1.1 miles long and begins at 8,022 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation gain of 964 feet.

Lehman Creek Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Lehman Creek Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 3.4 miles long and begins at 7,792 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,240 feet.

National Forest Development Road 590 :: Great Basin National Park, NV

National Forest Development Road 590 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 7,997 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.3 miles with a tot

Baker Creek Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Baker Creek Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Highland Ridge Wilderness Area and Great Basin National Park. It is 16.4 miles long and begins at 8,002 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.9 miles with a tota

Snake Creek Road :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Snake Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 8,180 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a total elevation gain of

South Fork Baker Creek Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

South Fork Baker Creek Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 2.8 miles long and begins at 8,044 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 5.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,784

National Forest Development 449 Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

National Forest Development 449 Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 3.8 miles long and begins at 7,583 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 7.7 miles with a total elevation gain

National Forest Development Road 449 Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

National Forest Development Road 449 Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 6.1 miles long and begins at 7,583 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 12.3 miles wit

National Forest Development Road 589 :: Great Basin National Park, NV

National Forest Development Road 589 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 5.4 miles long and begins at 6,787 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.7 miles with a to

Baker Creek Road :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Baker Creek Road is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 4.3 miles long and begins at 6,641 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.8 miles with a total elevation gain of

Bristlecone Interpretive Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Bristlecone Interpretive Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 0.1 miles long and begins at 10,433 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 35

Bristlecone and Glacier Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Bristlecone and Glacier Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 2.2 miles long and begins at 9,958 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,151

Wheeler Peak Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Wheeler Peak Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 4.1 miles long and begins at 10,170 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 264 feet. Near

Alpine Lakes Loop Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Alpine Lakes Loop Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 1.9 miles long and begins at 9,980 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 431 feet. N

National Forest Development Road 466 :: Great Basin National Park, NV

National Forest Development Road 466 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 9.1 miles long and begins at 6,079 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 10.2 miles with a to

Osceola Ditch Trail :: Great Basin National Park, NV

Osceola Ditch Trail is a hiking trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 0.7 miles long and begins at 8,301 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 328 feet.

National Forest Development Road 456 :: Great Basin National Park, NV

National Forest Development Road 456 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in White Pine County, Nevada. It is within Great Basin National Park. It is 5.9 miles long and begins at 6,069 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 11.8 miles with a to

Strawberry Creek and Osceola Ditch :: Baker, NV

An easy walk to a historic site in Great Basin National Park. This area may be closed due to a large wildfire. Check with Great Basin National Park before planning this hikeFrom the trailhead, walk back down the road a few yards to an old, closed jee

Osceola Tunnel :: Baker, NV

An easy walk to a historic hand-dug tunnel in Great Basin National Park. This area may be closed due to a large wildfire. Check with Great Basin National Park before planning this hike. The trail follows the old, closed jeep track across the meadow a

White Chief Basin :: Three Rivers, CA

Exploring some of the high country in the remote Mineral King part of Sequoia National Park, this hike climbs steeply out of the Mineral King Valley into White Chief Basin, where beautifully unusual geology reigns. The Mineral King Valley is one of t

Eureka Dunes :: Big Pine, CA

This remote hike visits the tallest sand dunes in the California desert, in the far northwest corner of Death Valley National Park. Punctuating the south end of the remote desert basin of Eureka Valley is a grand pile of dune sand, the largest of thr

Lassen Scenic Byway :: Chester, CA

A 187-mile paved loop through the confluence of the Cascade and Sierra Nevada mountains, and the Modoc Plateau and Great Basin. The Lassen Scenic Byway traverses the northernmost portion of the Sierra Nevada Range and the southernmost portion of the

Osceola Ditch Intepretive Trail :: Baker, NV

A very easy interpretive trail to a historic site in Great Basin National Park. The trail may be temporarily closed due to a large wildfire. Check with Great Basin National Park before planning this hike. A sign at the trailhead briefly explains th

Finch Lake :: Allenspark, CO

This is a great one- or two-day hike in the Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park. Wildflowers, great views, and a beautiful alpine lake are the rewards for your efforts in this southern section of Rocky Mountain National Park. From the

Calypso Cascades :: Allenspark, CO

This is a great hike down into the Wild Basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park and to Calypso Cascades. Calypso Cascades is a beautiful, tumbling waterfall that drops more than 100 feet down a forested hillside. The falls are formed by the raging

Tokopah Valley :: Three Rivers, CA

This easy hike in Sequoia National Park has all the elements of a great Sierra Nevada hike, including a large waterfall, towering cliffs, a swift river, and cool forests. The headwaters of the Marble Fork of the Kaweah River drain a significant porti

Southwest Utah and Escalante Area Campgrounds :: Cedar City, UT

Southwest Utah and the Escalante area (often referred to as "Color Country") is, well, full of color! It’s a vast and varied place, where rainbow hues tend to be commonplace, and campers come to share in the glory. Located in southwestern Utah, it sn

Los Caminos Antiguos Scenic Byway: Alamosa to Cumbres Pass :: Antonito, CO

The 152-mile Los Caminos Antiguos drive, a Colorado scenic byway, traverses the San Luis Valley between Alamosa and Cumbres Pass in southern Colorado. The San Luis Valley, an intermontane basin roughly 100 miles long and 60 miles wide, reaches from P

Pole Canyon :: Baker, NV

An easy day hike on a little-used trail in Great Basin National Park. This is a low-elevation hike that is good in early season. Due to its low elevation, this is a good hike for early season when the high country is still snow covered; it’s also gre

Timber Creek and South Fork Baker Creek :: Baker, NV

A little-used trail to a high pass and scenic alpine meadows in Great Basin National Park. Two trails leave the Baker trailhead, the Baker Lake Trail and South Fork Baker Creek Trail. To start the clockwise loop, take the South Fork Baker Creek Trai

Big Pine to Death Valley Drive :: Big Pine, CA

You will travel from 10,000-foot deep Owens Valley, at the base of the Sierra, through the Inyo Mountains to Eureka Valley, in the remote, forbidding yet magnificent northern reaches of Death Valley National Park. Along the way is a side trip to 700-

South Fork Big Wash :: Baker, NV

A day hike on a seldom-used trail in a remote section of Great Basin National Park. The old jeep road climbs steeply to a broad saddle, entering the park at a signed gate. It then descends through fir-aspen forest, switches back sharply to the right

Snake Creek :: Baker, NV

An easy cross-country and trail day hike along Snake Creek in Great Basin National Park. This short trail is worthwhile because it takes you to a tributary of Snake Creek. You’ll be hiking it clockwise. Cross the campground and follow the old road th

Dead Lake :: Baker, NV

A cross-country and on-trail day hike in Great Basin National Park featuring an alpine creek and meadows in a seldom-visited area. Walk up the old road you were just driving. You soon pass the limit of vehicle use, and the road starts to climb stead

Can Young Canyon :: Baker, NV

An easy, low-elevation hike in Great Basin National Park that’s great in early season. This is a good hike for early season, before the snow has melted from the high country. Walk up the road from the park boundary. The road appears to be used very o

Mountain View Nature Trail :: Baker, NV

An easy interpretive nature trail in Great Basin National Park that explains the piñon-juniper plant community and the geology of the Snake Range. This nature trail is a good way to become familiar with the piñon-juniper plant community. It starts at

Bald Mountain :: Baker, NV

A trail and cross-country hike to an rounded summit that offers fine views of Wheeler Peak and Jeff Davis Peak, in Great Basin National Park. Bald Mountain is much easier to climb than Wheeler Peak, and may appeal to those with limited time. Start fr

Lexington Arch :: Baker, NV

A day hike to a unique limestone natural arch in Great Basin National Park. At first the trail follows the drainage, but after about 200 yards it turns left and climbs the sage slope to the west in a series of broad switchbacks. It then traverses t

Wheeler Peak :: Baker, NV

A trail to the highest summit in the Snake Range and the second highest summit in Nevada, located within Great Basin National Park. Follow the Summit Trail as it climbs gradually southwest through stands of aspen along the southern slopes of Bald Mou

Lehman Creek :: Baker, NV

A scenic hike along an alpine creek in Great Basin National Park. The trail is well maintained and easy to follow as it climbs steadily through a mountain mahogany thicket, away from Lehman Creek. After a while the trail returns to the creek; watch

Saint Vrain Mountain & Meadow Mountain :: Allenspark, CO

This is a great small-peak climb into the Indian Peaks Wilderness and Rocky Mountain National Park near Allenspark, with sweeping Continental Divide views. You can climb either Meadow Mountain or Saint Vrain Mountain, or just enjoy the spectacular

Baker and Johnson Lakes :: Baker, NV

A long but very scenic day hike or backpack trip, with a short section of cross-country, to a pair of alpine lakes set in glacial basins located high in Great Basin National Park’s Snake Range. Start on the signed Baker Lake Trail. The trail climb

South Fork Big Wash :: Baker, NV

This is a seldom-used trail in a remote section of the park. The old jeep road climbs steeply to a broad saddle and enters Great Basin National Park at a signed gate. It then descends through fir-aspen forest, switches back sharply to the right (nor

Sylvania Mountains Wilderness Trails :: Bishop, CA

The rugged Sylvania Mountains, like other ranges in the Great Basin, are surprisingly steep and rise thousands of feet above the surrounding valleys. These mountains lie on the California-Nevada border and are part of a large wildlands complex that i

Nobles Emigrant Trail - Nobles Pass to Summertown :: Old Station, CA

Imagine yourself a pioneer. You are headed for California, where you plan to strike it rich in a gold mine, or farm a patch of land in the northern Sacramento River valley, which has been touted as one of the most fertile valleys on Earth. You’ve cro

Mount HollywoodTrail :: Los Angeles, CA

Mount Hollywood is not the residence of Los Angeles’ most famous landmark - that sits on top of Mount Lee. Nor is it the highest peak in Griffith Park - that title goes to Cahuenga Peak. This is simply the summit that offers the best wide-eyed views

Gold Valley Drive in Lakes Basin Recreation Area :: Auburn, CA

A long and challenging route passing through remote areas of the Lakes Basin Recreation Area. You’ll begin in the heart of this recreational paradise where beautiful lakes, improved campgrounds and great hiking trails are everywhere. Go by massive Fo