West of Tonopah in the White Mountains, the Boundary Peak Trail is a 7.8 mile round trip trek from 8,900 feet to Boundary Peak at 13,140. This is a dry and sparse route through ancient Bristlecone Pines up to the windy summit. The route runs through the Boundary Peak Wilderness Area.
To reach the hiking trailhead from Tonopah, head west on US6 through Coaldale. Turn north on SR773 to SR264. Continue south on SR264 for 5.8 miles into Fish Lake Valley. Turn west on dirt road for 7.1 miles. Veer right to Trail Canyon for 1.2 miles to grassy parking area on the right.
Overall, Boundary Peak Trail is the 10th most popular hiking trail of all 20 hikes in Nevada.