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Humboldt National Forest

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Address: 2035 Last Chance Rd, Elko, NV
Phone Number: 702-738-5171
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Activities: Heli-skiing
Description: Located in north-central Nevada, this national preserve spans more than...
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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Scenic Beauty

Beautiful Glacier in winter and beautiful scenic drive!! Looking forward to seeing it the National forest in Fall!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
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Pahrump, Nevada
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Pahrump, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Beautiful Glacier in winter and beautiful scenic drive!! Looking forward to seeing it the National forest in Fall!

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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25 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Grand vistas in every direction, you feel like your in Europe. A great place to visit in summer or winter.

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Boise, Idaho
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 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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31 attraction reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

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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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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253 helpful votes 253 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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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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