Northeast of Las Vegas near Logandale, the Bitter Springs Backcountry Byway is a 28 mile route open to ATV riding. The byway begins at the Valley of Fire State Park and runs south along the foothills of the Muddy Mountains. It passes through several dry washes and past abandoned mining operations. It ends on North Shore Drive in Lake Mead NRA.
To reach the ATV riding trailhead for the Bitter Springs Trail, proceed North from Las Vegas on Interstate 15 to the Valley of Fire exit (exit 75), turn south (right) toward the State Park. Go past the Moapa Indian Reservation store. About three miles later, the paved road bends left, but follow the trail straight, to the mountains. A BLM sign lets you know you that you have reached the Bitter Springs Back-country Byway.
Overall, Bitter Springs Trail is the 6th most popular ATV riding trail of all 27 ATV trails in Nevada.