Amargosa Big Dune For Dirt Biking

The 24th most popular offroad motorcycle trail in Nevada.

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Northwest of Las Vegas and southeast of Beatty, the Amargosa Big Dune is a 5 square mile dirt biking playground which has mainly been a local secret. The dunes consist of crushed grains of feldspar and quartz. There are numerous small washes to explore.

To reach the trailhead from Las Vegas, head north on US95 into Amargosa Valley. Turn west on Valley View Road for 2 miles. Turn onto dirt road leading to dunes which are just north of Amargosa Valley.

Overall, Amargosa Big Dune is the 24th most popular dirt bike trail of all 29 dirt biking rides in Nevada. Several of the better dirt bike trails are nearby Amargosa Big Dune including Moapa Valley OHV Park, Bitter Springs Trail, Logandale Trail System, Crescent Dunes Open Riding Area, Mesquite Motocross Park and Sandy Valley MotocrosssChief Mountain OHV Area.


Local Contact(s):  BLM (702) 515-5000; Nevada Tourism (800) NEVADA-8.

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

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  36.6455, -116.5657

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  7/16/2016

ID:  20889


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