Monitor Pass For OHV Driving

The 8th most popular off-highway vehicle trail in Nevada.

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South of Carson City and nort Markleeville, the Monitor Pass to US395 route is a 7 mile OHV drive that descends over 2,600 feet. This mountainside road offers scenic vistas into the Great Basin.

Overall, Monitor Pass is the 8th most popular OHV & 4wd jeep trail of all 10 OHV routes in Nevada. Several of the better ohv/4wd trails are nearby Monitor Pass including Hungry Valley / Moon Rocks OHV Area, Genoa Peak Road, Ghost Town Loop, Boulder Flat, Sand Mountain Recreation OHV Area and Jackass FlatRisue Road.


Local Contact(s):  TNF (530) 288-3231 or (530) 587-3558; CA Tourism (800) GO-CALIF.

Recommended Book:  "Sierra Nevada Byways" from Tony Huegel

Best Season:  Jul. - Oct.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  38.6664, -119.6982

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  6/23/2016

ID:  19199


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