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 […]
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, […]
Take HWY 93 south for 6.4 miles, turn right at Clover Valley, continue for 8.5 miles until you reach the Weeks access road by the cemetery. You can drive about 3 miles and then hike the rest of the way.
Located in southern Ruby Valley, the Ruby Marsh Campground borders the Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge administered by the U.AS. Fish and Wildlife Service. This recreation area is in a stand of juniper and pinion pine trees at the base of a steep slope to majestic Pearl Peak. It is also the home of an […]
15.2 miles from Wells, NV. Turn left on 8th Street, continue for 12.7 miles, take the first left after you cross over the cattle grate, drive 2.5 miles. The New York based Pacific Reclamation Company’s scheme of building a city and surrounding it with farms looked like a good idea late in 1909. When the […]
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 […]