This list represents the most popular scenic drives in Nevada. Use this list to plan your next Nevada scenic drives trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.
#1 Red Rocks Back Country Byway
Las Vegas, NV
A one-way, paved Type I road that makes a 13-mile open loop through the spectacular Red Rock Canyon National Conservation ...
#2 Bitter Springs Trail Back Country Byway
A rough, single-lane Type II byway, requiring a high-clearance or four-wheel-drive vehicle, that twists for 28 miles through ...
#3 Gold Strike Hot Springs Trail
Lake Mead National Recreation Area, NV
Gold Strike Hot Springs Trail is a hiking trail in Clark County, Nevada. It is within Lake Mead National Recreation Area. ...
#4 Lamoille Canyon Road
A 12-mile road through a magnificent, glacially carved canyon with waterfalls and meadows of wildflowers. The Lamoille Canyon ...
#5 Gold Butte Back Country Byway
A 62-mile paved, gravel, and unmaintained Type II road that traverses an area of stunning desert scenery in southeastern ...
#6 Fort Churchill to Wellington Back Country Byway
A 67-mile Type I and II byway that travels along the Pony Express Trail from Fort Churchill to Dayton, climbs over the Pine ...
#7 Warm Springs
A once-active hot springs resort in an isolated part of central Nevada. Although the bathhouse is closed, visitors can still ...
#8 California Trail Back Country Byway
A Type I 76-mile open loop that parallels sections of the historic California Trail in northeastern Nevada. The California ...
#9 Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Boulder City, NV
The completion of Hoover Dam resulted in the creation of Lake Mead and Lake Mojave in the 1930s. Lake Mead National Recreation ...
#10 Mt. Wilson Back Country Byway
A Type II byway that forms a 62-mile-long open loop around Mt. Wilson in eastern Nevada. The Mt. Wilson Back Country Byway ...
#11 Great Basin National Park
The Great Basin is the name geographers have given to a vast expanse of land that covers much of Nevada and the neighboring ...
#12 Ash Springs
Ash Springs, NV
A series of natural hot spring ponds shaded by several large trees in a picnic spot. Ash Spring is an ideal place for a soak, ...
#13 Monitor Valley (Potts) Hot Springs
Several hot springs in an isolated valley in central Nevada. The hot spring with the largest discharge is piped into a circular ...
#14 Fish Lake Valley Hot Spring
A large geothermal well, from which water is piped into a large concrete pool, overflowing into several warm ponds in an ...
#15 Alkali Hot Springs
Two hot springs in a small oasis in the middle of dry central Nevada. One of the springs is diverted into a makeshift tub, ...
#16 Dixie Valley Hot Springs
Numerous difficult-to-spot seeps in an isolated portion of northern Nevada. Despite few well-defined bathing spots, ample ...
#17 Trego Hot Springs
About 4 hours from Reno, Trego Hot Spring consists of a small, shallow, silty, warm-source pond that flows into a ditch and ...
#18 Paradise Valley Hot Spring (Little Humboldt)
Paradise Valley, NV
A large, travertine-lined pit with extremely hot water, diverted into a plastic tub on the bank of the Little Humboldt River. ...
#19 Spencer Hot Springs
A series of hot springs on the site of an old resort in an isolated part of central Nevada. There are both natural hot spring ...
#20 Steamboat Villa Hot Springs Spa
A historic hot springs resort south of Reno. Closed for years, the resort has recently reopened. Its many large-volume hot ...
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