Featured DIRT BIKE TRAILS
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.
North of Reno near Gerlach, the 300,000 acre Black Rock Desert - High Rock Canyon Area has hundreds of miles for off-road motorcycle trails riding on this silt playa. This flat desert region is the home of the annual Burning Man Festival. Avoid wet conditions due to very sticky desert mud. The most popular dirt biking trailhead is Soldier Meadows Hot Springs.
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. 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.
Northeast of Las Vegas and north of Overton near Logandale, the Logandale Trail System has 50 miles of trails open to off-road motorcycle trails riding. The trails are dirt, sand and rock through red rock canyons along the scenic eastern boundary of Valley Of Fire State Park.
Southeast of Reno and Fallon, the Sand Mountain Recreation Area is located in the high desert of west central Nevada and is open to dirt biking. the sand dunes of the 4795 acre recreation area provide challenge and excitement for many types of off-highway vehicle use. Spring and fall offer the best weather at Sand Mountain.
Southeast of Reno, the Virginia City area has miles of off-road motorcycle trails through the hilly terrain surrounding an old mining town. Be prepared for 2,000 feet of vertical over rocks and through gullies. The trails allow exploration of various old mining sites.
Southwest of Reno and north of Yerington near Fort Churchill, the Carson River Trails offer a 20 mile round trip ride on flat dirt road through high desert between mountain and alkali flats. It is part of the Yerington Multiple Use Trail System. The end of the main dirt road connects with a network of roads. The Carson River drainage is along the first road to the northeast leading to Lahonton State Recreation Area.
Southwest of Reno and north of Yerington, the Fort Churchill Road is a 15 mile dirt biking route. It is part of the Yerington Multiple Use Trail System. This is a maintained dirt road and is easy to moderate, depending upon length travelled. This is a segment of the BLM Fort Churchill to Wellington Backcountry Byway.
South of Elko and Jiggs, the Harrison Pass / Corral Creek area has multiple dirt bike trails for all levels of riding. The summits overlook sweeping vistas of the Ruby Valley and Ruby Lake.
Southeast of Elko and south of Wells, the Spruce Mountain area has miles of dirt biking trails with spectacular mountain vistas. The trails climb through aspen forests and run ridges.
North of Reno and southwest of Pyramid Lake, the Hungry Valley / Moon Rocks OHV Area is open to all OHV users. It is 20 acre open riding area of rock and sand. Moon Rocks has more than enough trails to keep riders of all levels satisfied. From large flat areas where the kids can ride in circles all day, to gnarly, rock-infested hill climbs that seem to go on forever, there is something for everyone.
North of Reno near Gerlach, the 300,000 acre Black Rock Desert - High Rock Canyon Area has hundreds of miles for off-road motorcycle trails riding on this silt playa. This flat desert region is the home of the annual Burning Man Festival. Avoid wet conditions due to very sticky desert mud.
Southwest of Las Vegas in Sandy Valley, the Sandy Valley Motocross has a 10 acre motocross track. The Sandy Valley Motocross is located only 35 minutes from the Vegas strip.
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.
Northeast of Las Vegas and northwest of Caliente, the Chief Mountain OHV Area has two dirt bike trail loops. The Loop G is a challenging route with rocks and sandy washes. The Loop R is a wide, scenic route perfect for novices.
Southeast of Las Vegas and just south of Boulder City, the Boulder City Motocross has five tracks spread across 55 acres. The tracks include a supercross, a national, a beginner, a peewee and a utv track.
East of Reno, the Fernley International Speedway has a track open to dirt bike riding. The groomed track regularly changes. There are also some adjacent desert trails. The facility is maintained by the Nevada Oldtimers Motocross Club.
Near Reno, the Stead MX Track has a track and some trails open to dirt bike riding. The facility is maintained by the Nevada Oldtimers Motocross Club.