Hiking The Wheeler Peak Trail
The 15th most popular hiking trail in Nevada.
Sunday 21 August 2016 03:56 GMT
Southeast of Ely and west of Baker in the rugged snake range, the Wheeler Peak Summit Trail is a 8.2 mile round trip trek to the 13,000 feet summit with spectacular vistas.
To reach the hiking trailhead from Baker off SR487, head west on SR488 for about 4 miles. Turn right heading northwest on Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive (FS446) about 8 miles to the end.
Overall, Wheeler Peak Trail is the 15th most popular hiking trail of all 20 hikes in Nevada. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Wheeler Peak Trail including Arrowhead State Trail, Secret / Blackstone Trail System, Baker Lake / Johnson Lake Loop, Hendrys Creek / Mount Moriah Trail, Big Aspen Trail and Laurentian TrailBorder Route Trail.