Peavine Mountain Dirt Biking

Northwest of Reno, the Peavine Mountain Trail System is laced with hundreds of miles of dirt biking trails. This is a historic mining area with old prospecting routes through aspen, sage and mahogany.

Well known, the McCarran to Poeville Trail is a 13 mile trek combining singletrack and jeep roads. This is a technical ride with steep downhills and thick brush to the old Peaville Mining Camp. The route has 1,500 feet of vertical.

Note, the Peavine Mountain trails are shared by hikers, bikers and ATV riders.

There are five main dirt biking access points described below.

To reach the Kings Row Access from Reno:

1.Drive north on Virginia Street, past UNR, to McCarran Blvd.

2.Get in the left turn lane and turn left onto McCarran.

3.Get in the right hand lane on McCarran. Peavine is the mountain to your right. There are two locations to access the mountain off of McCarran.

4.From Virginia Street drive west on McCarran for about two miles. You will come to a light at McCarran and King's Row. View Crest Mall is on the corner.

5.Turn Right up Kings Row.

6.Follow Kings Row into the housing development. Approximately two miles up McCarran start looking for the portal. It is between two homes. There is a sign on the light post out front indicating that it is the King's Row Access.

To reach the Keystone Access from Reno:

1.Drive north on Virginia Street, past UNR, to McCarran Blvd.

2.Get in the left turn lane and turn left onto McCarran.

3.Get in the right hand lane on McCarran. Peavine is the mountain to your right. There are two locations to access the mountain off of McCarran.

4.From Virginia Street drive west on McCarran for about one mile. To your right you will see a street named Leadership.

5.Turn right and follow the street to the end where the OHV staging area is located (if you pass Leadership you can turn on Victory which is about .1 mile up the road.

To reach the Raleigh Heights access from US395:

1.Exit at Golden Valley Road off Highway 395 (Exit 73). Follow it approximately 1 mile to Virginia Street (Old 395). There is a stop sign at the junction.

2.Turn left onto Old 395.

3.Follow Old 395 approximately 1.5 mile up to Wellington Way.

4.Turn left on Wellington Way, following it to Gladstone (Wellington turns into Gladstone).

5.Follow Gladstone .6 mile to Burgess. (Raleigh Heights Park is at the corner of Gladstone and Burgess.)

To reach the Horizon Hills Access from US395:

1.Exit at Golden Valley Road off Highway 395. Follow it to Virginia Street (Old 395). There is a stop sign at the junction.

2.Turn right, follow Old 395 approximately 1.5 miles to Seneca Drive. There Horizon Hills sign on the right side of the road. It points to Seneca Drive.

3.Turn left on Seneca Drive and proceed up the road to Kiowa Way.

4.Turn left on Kiowa Way and follow it to the dirt road. Continue up the dirt road to enter the Forest.

To reach the Poeville Access from US395:

1.Exit Hwy 395 at Stead Blvd (Exit 76). Follow it approximately .5 mile to Virginia Street (Old 395). There is a stop sign at the junction.

2.Turn right, proceed approximately .5 mile to the wide gravel road on your left before the water tower. There is not a sign marking the road.

3.Proceed up Poeville Road .7 mile to enter the Forest.

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Local Contact(s):  BLM (775) 882-2766; Nevada Tourism (800) NEVADA-8.

Best Season:  May - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Dog Valley Campground

Breakfast Restaurant:  Crown Point Restaurant, Virginia City

Local Website:  click herehttp://www.fs.fed.us/htnf/

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Date Updated:  7/11/2016

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