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Lamoille Canyon

Lamoille, NV
+1 775-331-6444
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One of the best of nature.

Beautiful glacier carved canyon with nice picnic spots and camping. Great hikes to some of the many... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jane M
St. George, Utah

I look at the Ruby Mountains out my front windows from daylight till dark. They can't be beat... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Spring Creek, Nevada
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Sometimes referred to as Nevada's Yosimite, the canyon is filled with beautiful rock formations.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful glacier carved canyon with nice picnic spots and camping. Great hikes to some of the many lakes and vistas. Well groomed trails. I've seen many and this is way at the top of the list.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I look at the Ruby Mountains out my front windows from daylight till dark. They can't be beat. Great camping, hiking trails, alpine lakes, fishing ,hunting, snowmobiling and some of the most beautiful photo ops you will ever find. And for the brave ones heli...More

Thank bawcomagents
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This is a quick side trip from Elko, about 2 hours round trip from downtown or it can be used for access to hiking trails, campgrounds, and picnics. The campground and picnic areas are US Forest Service but serviced by a private company. Depending on...More

Thank rmgis
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This is the best kept secret in Nevada. Great hiking camping fishing and day picnics. The fall is beautiful with great Aspen colors and waterfalls. There are several mountain lake to hit to. Fishing for brook trout in the canyon steams is worthwhile.

Thank mwsext
Reviewed 15 January 2017

While passing by on I-80 on my way back from Yellowstone, I stayed the night in Elko and on a whim, took SR 227 for the half hour drive east to Lamoille Canyon Road (well marked). The roads are all paved and in great shape....More

Thank Nikki R
Reviewed 16 November 2016

We live nearby and Lamoille Canyon is spectacular. You frequently see bighorn sheep and if your eyes are good enough, mountain goats. There are campsites that accommodate RV's. This really is a hidden treasure that you would never know existed when driving by on I80!...More

Thank NevadaLass
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Such a beautiful walk. Went on the Lions Camp trail along the river. The beaver ponds, rock formations and light play was breathtaking. Will go back again and again.

Thank LizyLizy
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Nevada is thought (by many) to consist largely or desert, basin-and-range, Reno/Carson Valley Area, Las Vegas, and casinos - but there are some exquisite natural gems as well. The Ruby Mountains - and Lamoille Canyon in particular - is a terrific example. We had not...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Lamoille Canyon is is just a short 15 minute drive from Elko. The road is paved all the way into the canyon with several places to pull over and take pictures. We were there just in time to see the beautiful fall colors throughout the...More

4  Thank 1986MrsB
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Oh that I were younger! I would have gone farther on the trails. The scenery was breathtaking and there is plenty to see from the roadway.

2  Thank Elaine M
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Response from LizyLizy | Reviewed this property |
Really depends on the weather. This year I would say yes!
13 May 2015|
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Response from Gld2Bgoing | Reviewed this property |
Hi! We were just there. You canNOT change sites once a reservation is made even if there's room. Loop B is fantastic--a lot on the creek, space for tents, private. Loop C was nice also. Loop A was at the entrance and better... More