Not only does the Rocky Mountain states have some of
the most beautiful scenery in the United States they also have the
best ATV trails
in the world!
This is a the start of a list of the ATV trails in
each state, there is a lot of them that I don't know about. If
you find your favorite ATV trail missing send me an email with a
description. I have emptied out two file cabinets and one orange box
full of maps.
I know you want to keep your favorite trail a secret but it is one
of these catch 22 things. You don't want everyone to go to
your favorite ATV trail, but if people don't use them
they will be CLOSED! The more people riding them the harder it
will be to close them.
I have included this information to the best of my
knowledge. Always check with the local land managers for
current information on a particular trail. Refer to our
Elko ATV Jamboree - June 23 - 28, 2008
Elko Area trails include Mitchell Creek, Pearl Peak, Green Mountain, Harrison Pass,
Merritt Mountain, Squaw Peak, Charleston to Jarbidge, North Fork to Jack Creek, Elko Mountain
Steam Shovel trail - Take Hwy 50 past Sand Mountain, turn
north on Hwy 121. Go north for
approximately 30 miles. There's an old abandoned ranch house on the
right hand side, kind of yellow colored. The trailhead for the Steam
Shovel trail is up on the left at the entrance of the canyon.
The approximate GPS coordinates are 39 53.1817 N 118 00.0727 W.
This trail is very technical ride, very narrow, very rocky, very rutted
and steep in spots.
Sprucemont ATV Trail- This is a great trail with a lot of
ghost towns. To get there from Wells Nevada and I 80.
Take Highway 93 south for 38 miles to Spruce Mountain Road. Go east on Spruce
Mountain Road, which is a well graded gravel road for about 5 miles to the Camping/Staging area.
GPS Cords N40 34.4198 W114 54.6220
Logandale ATV Trail - This trail system is next to the Valley of
Fire in southeast Nevada outside the town of Logandale.
Stillwater Mountains - Bobcat Trail
There is some nice trails south of Mesquite Nevada right on the edge of town.
White Pine Ghost Trail camping at Illipah Reservoir is free.
Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historic Park camping at Willow Creek Campground.