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Clover Valley

The Clover Valley of Nevada, is a 37-mile (60 km) long valley located in central-southeast Elko County. Wells, Nevada lies at its north end, on I-80. Clover Valley lies at the east flank of the mostly north-trending East Humboldt Range, which supplies numerous creeks to the north valley; the mountain forests supplying the water are a […]

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Spruce Mountain Mining District

A soon-to-be-marked ATV recreational trail system connects 135-year-old mining roads winding through five ghost towns and by several historic mines accessible by turning east off US Highway 93 approximately 38 miles south of Wells. An old west enthusiast’s dream, Spruce Mountain is literally covered with mine remains including ore sorter towers, ore cars, rusty smelters, […]

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Angel Lake

13 miles from Wells, NV. Take Humboldt Avenue south, turn right at the Angel Lake sign (just south of I-80), follow road to Angel Lake. Picnic tables and restrooms available. Angel Lake Recreation Area consists of a 26 single-family unit campground, an 11-unit picnic area, and the trailhead for the Grays Lake trail. All of […]

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