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Address: 2035 Last Chance Rd, Elko, NV
Phone Number: 702-738-5171
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Located in north-central Nevada, this national preserve spans more than two...

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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Beautiful Lamoille Canyon

Lamoille canyon is one beautiful place. Just outside Elko and easy to get to. We did the Island Lake trail. It's about 2 miles one way and very beautiful hike. You have great... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2015
Bryon S
Meridian, Idaho
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Florien, Louisiana
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

i own property knot far from this area. i have spent a lot of time in the high mountains of this area. very good hiking and camping.if u do go hiking and are camping in this area please use caution as the weather can change in a second up there. the knights are cold and the days can get hot.... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Lamoille canyon is one beautiful place. Just outside Elko and easy to get to. We did the Island Lake trail. It's about 2 miles one way and very beautiful hike. You have great views of the canyon. We did the nature trail also and it was so beautiful with the Aspens turning color. If you have a chance to go... More 

Thank Bryon S
United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This was a beautiful drive, not too difficult to find out from Elko. It's a few miles to get to the base of the mountains, and then the drive up within the canyon is not long. There are plenty of pullouts for taking lots of pictures, including a couple with picnic areas and toilets. No scenic lake at the end,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Close to Elko. A nice lea surly drive into a scenic venue with lots of pull offs to appreciate the views, we saw bikes and hikers, lots of trails, places to camp or just have a nice picnic lunch.

Thank Clay E
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Of all the places I have traveled, I have found few that can rival my love for Lamoille Canyon and the Humboldt National Forest. It is a great place to visit year-round, for various reasons, but the two most beautiful times to visit and spring and autumn. I cannot put into words how worth the trip this wonderful location is.... More 

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We enjoyed visiting various sections of the Humboldt National Forest on our trip to Elko, We visited an area of the forest in the Lamoille Canyon area. The area was very nice with a river that runs through the area. The trees were so pretty. There were other areas of the forest we also visited. The Humboldt National Forest is... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Just twenty miles East of Elko is the Humboldt National Forest, the scenic byway of the RUBY MOUNTAINS WILDERNESS was amazing, a MUST SEE. Dubbed, "Lamoille Glaciers" the road ends at 9600 feet and has several moderate hiking trails with explanations of how the mountains were formed by glaciers. Very informative, very pleasant and breath-taking views. I came back a... More 

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Gardnerville, Nevada, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 via mobile

I went up in May and there were a ton of little waterfalls from the melting snow. I hiked up to one and the view was breath taking. It was such a pretty drive through the canyon. Definitely worth the drive from Elko.

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Pahrump, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This National Forest is a tremendously beautiful area with many pristine, untouched area was. A great area for hiking and backpacking.

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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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