Bluestone Mine Trail

Weed Heights, Nevada

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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 intersection with Western #27: Ludwig Ghost Town Trail. Begin by following Nevada 339 north from Mason to the intersection with Weed Heights Road, near a massive tailings dump. From this intersection, the trail turns west toward the hills. The vegetation on the surrounding landscape is minimal, The trail winds through a narrow canyon consisting mainly of low mountain scrub, sagebrush, and rabbit brush. Special Attractions: Numerous remains of the Bluestone Mine. Scenic and challenging 4WD trail through a narrow canyon in the hills of the Singatse Range. Extensive remains near the Ludwig town site. Network of trails to explore through a historic mining district.
Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails

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Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails

by Peter Massey, Angela Titus, Jeanne Wilson (Adler Publishing )

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 intersection with Western #27: Ludwig Ghost Town Trail. Begin by following Nevada 339 north from Mason to the intersection with Weed Heights Road, near a massive tailings dump. From this intersection, the trail turns west toward the hills. The vegetation on the surrounding landscape is minimal, The trail winds through a narrow canyon consisting mainly of low mountain scrub, sagebrush, and rabbit brush.

Special Attractions: Numerous remains of the Bluestone Mine. Scenic and challenging 4WD trail through a narrow canyon in the hills of the Singatse Range. Extensive remains near the Ludwig town site. Network of trails to explore through a historic mining district.

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

Activity Type: Off-Highway Drives
Nearby City: Weed Heights
Distance: 7.4
Trail Type: Shuttle
Difficulty: Moderate
Duration: 0.75 hours
Season: Best May to September
Topo Map: Bluestone Mine Trail Topographic Map
Guide Book: Nevada Trails Western Region Backroads & 4-Wheel Drive Trails Guide Book
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