Winnemucca Dunes For ATV Riding

The 25th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in Nevada.

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Northeast of Reno and Winnemuca, the Winnemucca Dunes is a vast open area available for ATV riding.

To reach the ATV riding trailhead for the Winnemucca Dunes from Reno, head east on US80 to Winnemuca. Head north on US95 for 7.5 miles to McRae Road. Just past McRae Road, turn left and cross the cattleguard. This is the ATV riding staging area. There is also a larger parking area for Winnemucca Dunes further down this road.

Overall, Winnemucca Dunes is the 25th most popular ATV riding trail of all 27 ATV trails in Nevada. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Winnemucca Dunes including Sand Mountain, Peavine Mountain, Hungry Valley / Moon Rocks Area and Hunter Lake.


Local Contact(s):  BLM (775) 623-1500; Nevada Tourism (775) 687-4322.

Recommended Book:  "ATV Trails: Offroad" from Mud Mountain

Base Camp:  Onsite camping.

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  41.086389, -117.708333

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  6/28/2016

ID:  20892


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