Immigrant Trail For Dirt Biking
The 6th most popular offroad motorcycle trail in Nevada.
Tuesday 16 August 2016 04:32 GMT
In northeastern Elko County, a stretch of the Immigrant Trail follows a 96 mile dirt biking route along gravel roads. The route runs northeast from Wells to the northeast corner of Nevada.
The dirt biking byway begins 26 miles north of Wells off Hwy 93 and traverses 96 miles of gravel roads in extreme northeastern Elko County. More than 40 miles of the route from the Winecup Ranch to Little Goose Creek parallels the California National Historic Trail. The old wagon wheel trail ruts are still visible in many locations. Trail markers along the route allow visitors an opportunity to walk the same path blazed by nearly 250,000 emigrants 150 years ago. An information kiosk four miles into the byway near the Winecup Ranch provides insight into the history of the area.
Overall, Immigrant Trail is the 6th most popular dirt bike trail of all 29 dirt biking rides in Nevada. Several of the better dirt bike trails are nearby Immigrant Trail including Harrison Pass / Corral Creek, Spruce Mountain, Stag Mountain, School Creek / Sherman Creek and Jacks Valley.