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Humboldt National Forest

Address: 2035 Last Chance Rd, Elko, NV
Phone Number: 702-738-5171
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Elko
Type: Forests, Mountains, National Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Heli-skiing
Owner description: Located in north-central Nevada, this national preserve spans more than two million acres and...
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Type: Forests, Mountains, National Parks, Nature & Parks
Activities: Heli-skiing
Owner description: Located in north-central Nevada, this national preserve spans more than two million acres and offers a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback riding, camping and backpacking.

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Boise, Idaho
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I grew up living just outside the Humbolt National Forest. So this review is somewhat biased. After experiencing many national forests and alpine regions in the country, the Humbolt is the standard that I compare them against. It is what I think a National Forest should be like. From the Rubies to the Jarbidge Wilderness, it is world class, high... More 

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Truckee, CA
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187 reviews 187 reviews
31 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We've been wanting to come to Ruby Mountains for ten plus years, finally made it! Fall color was amazing, another week we would have missed it. Dry camped at Thomas Canyon Campground. Great little hike right from campground with great fall color. First come first serve at this late in the season...going any other time make reservations in advance is... More 

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Mid Florida, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The drive into Lamoille Canyon is breathtaking. There is still snow on the peaks in July and the waterfalls and creek are running. Great hiking. There are pit toilets at the turn-around, but no drinking water, so bring your own. Lovely picnic area. The road is in good shape.

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Green Valley, Arizona
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265 reviews 265 reviews
121 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Whether you want to do some serious hiking in the Ruby Mountains or are limited by time or mobility issues, a trip up the 13 mile Lamoille Canyon Road National Scenic Byway will long be remembered. Called "the Alps of Nevada", the mountains have it all-snow capped peaks, mountain streams, waterfalls (especially in Spring), canyons and breathtaking vistas. Along the... More 

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Las Vegas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This place has it all for outdoors. We did several 5 mile hikes to lakes and waterfalls. Beautiful scenery everywhere you look. Awesome sites, smells and sounds. Nature at it's best. Tons to do for all ages. Second trip there and will not be out last.

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Arlington, Virginia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

These are some amazing mountains with hardly any traffic at all, on either the roads or trails, when I visited just after Memorial Day weekend. Felt like I had the place all to myself to enjoy. Consider visiting the Forest Service ranger station in Elko, on Last Chance Drive, near the Toyota dealer, for current info and maps. For $10... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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84 reviews 84 reviews
35 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I always associate Nevada with nothing but sage brush, but the humbolt forest surprised me with its beauty, there was nothing to dislike, if u look for it there is beauty to be see.

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Boulder City, NV
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Wonderful scenery. Aspens turning gold. Took short hike at end of canyon - there are lakes, tho we didn't go that far. Easy parking & bathrooms at parking area at end of Canyon. Visited O'Carroll's in Lamoille for cup of soup afterwards. Church at the Crossroads very picturesque at end of town.

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fortmillsc
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I took my 3 children to Lamoille Canyon as a 'less traveled' part of our western trip. We did the hike up to Lomolille Lake and wish we had take other trails farther up. The scenery was great. The hike was fairly easy (probably moderate for most people) and taking our time we got to the late in just under... More 

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Elko, Nevada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

We took a drive through this area and it was absolutely breathtaking. Hope to get back to spend more time in the future.

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