Ruby Crest Trail

photo: Photo by David Ashby Type: Backcountry
Length: 40.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Camping
Dogs - On leash
Equestrian - Riding
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Wildlife Observation
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Location: backcountry/wilderness/WSA, Ruby Mts. Wilderness and Ruby Crest NRT.
States: Nevada
Counties: Elko
Latitude: 40.60422   Longitude: -115.37669

From Elko head south on Hwy 227 20 miles to town of Lamoille. 0.5 mi before town turn right onto Lamiolle Canyon Scenic Byway. Stay on FR#660 till turnaround at Roads End trailhead at N gateway to Ruby Mts. Wilderness and Ruby Crest NRT.


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Additional Details

Width: 24 inches.
Primary Surface: Soil, Compacted
Secondary Surface: None
Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: 7,800
Elevation High Point: 10,500
Year Designated: 1979

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Trail Information and map
Website: Nevada Trail Maps

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
David Ashby
Resource Specialist
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Ruby Mountains Ranger District
P.O. Box 246, 140 Pacific Ave.
Wells , NV 89835
(775) 752-3357



 Photo by David Ashby.

Photo by David Ashby.


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