Johnson Lake / Baker Lake Loop Horseback Riding

The 3rd most popular equestrian trail in Nevada.

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Southeast of Ely and southwest of Baker in the rugged snake range, the Baker Lake / Johnson Lake Loop is a 13 mile horseback riding route through gnarled bristle cone pinestands past high peaks and caverns. Theres a nice side trip up Baker Peak.

To reach the horseback riding trailhead from Baker off SR487, head west on SR488 for 5 miles. Turn left heading south on FS590 to the end.

Overall, Johnson Lake / Baker Lake Loop is the 3rd most popular horse trail of all 24 horseback rides in Nevada.

Johnson Lake / Baker Lake Loop Horseback Riding Map



Local Contact(s):  GBNP (775) 234-7331; Nevada Tourism (800) NEVADA-8.

Best Season:  May - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Luxury Loding:  Burntside Lodge (218) 365-3894

Breakfast Restaurant:  Minglewood Cafe, Ely

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  38.97606, -114.24959

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  8/15/2016

ID:  14215

Johnson Lake / Baker Lake Loop Horseback Riding Map


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