Attractions & Culture in Elko County
Northeastern Nevada is abounding with recreation opportunities for all levels of adventurers. To preserve your safety as well as protect our natural resources, we recommend that you are aware of safety procedures and regulations. Common sense is essential when preparing to travel to those remote areas.
Discover a Few of Our Favorite Places
Western Folklife Center
Elko Area Parks
Gold Mine Tours
Spring Creek Horse Palace
Lamoille Canyon Scenic Byway
Ruby Lake National Wildlife Refuge
Wildhorse State Recreation Area
South Fork Sate Recreation Area
Great Basin College
California Trail Historic Interpretive Center
Spring in northern Nevada explodes with color as acres of wildflowers bloom in splendor. Bright sunshine warms the land to blazing new life. Abundant wildlife awaits discovery. With clear days and cool nights– spring and summer hold a wealth of recreation possibilities. Open yoursel to all the Elko area has to offer.
Historical Tours & Ghost Towns
Scenic Drives- Full-day Tours
Four-Wheel Drive Trails
Off-Highway Vehicle Trails
Winter months in the Elko area are usually blanketed with snow. Whether your idea of adventure revolves around the hush of falling snowflakes in a pristine alpine meadow or racing through powder with adrenaline-pumping speed. Northern Nevada can fulfill your longings.