Just outside Elko city limits, this historical trail follows the Hamilton Stage Route. There are fantastic views of Elko and the old Oil Shale Mine. Side trails to the south lead to Four Mile Canyon, South Fork State Recreation Area and the South Fork Humboldt River Canyon, route of the ill-fated Donner-Reed party in 1846.
Type: Mountain biking Distance: Two loops, 30 miles each Difficulty: Beginner to intermediate
Getting There: Three miles from Elko; go west on Idaho St. to Hwy. 225, turn left on Mountain City Hwy., right on Errecart Blvd., right on Bullion Rd. until Hamilton Stage Rd.