Nevada offers thousands of miles of trails and routes of every skill level for mountain bikers and road bikers alike to explore. From mountains and highways to valleys and backcountry roads, each will be rewarded with the spectacular Nevada scenery and breathtaking views.
The Lamoille Canyon Scenic Byway follows a U-shaped, sheerwalled canyon flush with summer wildflowers and spectacular colors in the fall. Campgrounds and picnic areas are available. At the top are restrooms and trails leading to the backcountry. Fishing, biking, and snowmobiling are some of the more popular activities in the area.
Ride along a ridgeline with scenic views of the Lake Tahoe Basin to the west and Carson Valley to the east.
Much of this trail that will ultimately connect Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam, Boulder City, Henderson and other areas in the Las Vegas Valley through the River Mountains is still under construction.
The name itself is a challenge to the die-hard mountain biker, and the reality doesn’t disappoint. The Bloody Shins Trail, the first developed in the Winnemucca Mountain Bike Trail System, runs seven to seventeen arduous miles. The trailhead can be found right on the edge of town, which is supremely convenient for residents and visitors alike.
Bikers along this ambling route in the shadow of the Sierra Nevada encounter deer, golfers, hot springs, antique stores, gingerbread homes and scenic ranches stretching across the verdant Carson Valley.