Hungry Valley / Moon Rocks OHV Area

The MOST popular off-highway vehicle trail in Nevada.

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North of Reno and southwest of Pyramid Lake, the Hungry Valley / Moon Rocks OHV Area is open to all OHV users. It is a 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, torock-infested hill climbs, there is something for everyone.

There are great beginner level trails that run parallel to Winnemucca Ranch Road. To access the more expert trails you will want to head into the hills above the "Moon Rocks" or to the north of the upper staging area. In the flat plateaus accessible from the main road you will find several areas that are suitable to family riding, whether that be in the form of large flat areas, mild hill climbs, or relatively flat GP type courses.

To reach the trailhead the intersection of I-80 and SR 445 in Reno/Sparks, go north on SR 445 (Pyramid Lake Rd.) for 17 miles. Turn left on Winnemucca Ranch Road and travel about 6 miles. Turn left on a dirt road (you will see rocks on the left.) Go about 1 mile to the lower staging area. Another 0.5 miles is the upper staging area.

Overall, Hungry Valley / Moon Rocks OHV Area is the 1st most popular OHV & 4wd jeep trail of all 10 OHV routes in Nevada. Several of the better ohv/4wd trails are nearby Hungry Valley / Moon Rocks OHV Area including Sand Mountain Recreation OHV Area, Genoa Peak Road, Ghost Town Loop, Boulder Flat, Monitor Pass and Jackass Flat.


Local Contact(s):  BLM (775) 885-6000; Local Tourism (775) 273-7213; Nevada Tourism (800) NEVADA-8.

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Article Source:   Hungry Valley / Moon Rocks OHV Area

GPS:  39.849, -119.74

Date Published:  1/1/2016

Date Updated:  7/2/2016

ID:  18644

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