Ruby Crest Trail

photo: Photo by David Ashby

Length: 40.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Backcountry
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.
State(s): Nevada
Counties: Elko
Longitude: -115.37669
Latitude: 40.60422

Driving Directions

From Elko head south on Hwy 227 20 miles to town of Lamoille. 0.5 mi before town turn right onto Lamoille 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
Elevation Low Point: 7,800
Elevation High Point: 10,500
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:

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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