Hiking The Angel Lake / Grey Lake Trail

The 4th most popular hiking trail in Nevada.

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Southwest of Wells, the 36,000 acre East Humboldt Wilderness is an alpine splendor with many peaks above 11,000. The East Humboldt Wilderness gets slammed with Pacific storms and positively drips with creeks, springs and ponds. Most trails dead end in box canyons. There are 38 miles of trails and a 23 mile loop is possible.

To reach the hiking trailhead from US 80, use exit 351. Head east on SR231 for 11.5 miles to Angel Lake trailhead.

From scenic Angel Lake, try the 10.6 mile round trip Grey Lake Trail.

Overall, Angel Lake / Grey Lake Trail is the 4th most popular hiking trail of all 20 hikes in Nevada. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Angel Lake / Grey Lake Trail including Ruby Crest Trail, Horse Canyon Trail and Gods Pocket Peak.

Angel Lake / Grey Lake Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  HNF (775) 752-3357; Nevada Tourism (800) NEVADA-8; Hiking the Great Basin from Sierra Club Books (800) 935-1056.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Nevada" from Bruce Grubbs

Best Season:  May - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Luxury Loding:  Star Hotel, Elko

Reference Source:  click here https://www.fs.usda.gov/htnf/

GPS:  41.02748, -115.08296

Date Published:  12/28/2015

Date Updated:  4/6/2018

ID:  10815

Angel Lake / Grey Lake Trail Hiking Map


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