Northeast of Las Vegas near Logandale, the Bitter Springs Backcountry Byway is a 28 mile route open to off-road motorcycle trails 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 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 2nd most popular dirt bike trail of all 29 dirt biking rides in Nevada.