The Bureau of Land Management's Battle Mountain Field Office Planning Area encompasses 10.5 million acres of public lands in Esmeralda, Nye, Lander, and Eureka counties. A wide variety of recreation opportunities ranging from primitive to rural settings can be enjoyed on these public lands. Recreation activities include motorcycle and OHV riding, horseback riding, pack trips, mountain bicycling, camping, driving for pleasure, hiking, hunting, rockhounding, photography, rock climbing, nature study, wildlife/wild horse/burro viewing, picnicking, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, and four wheel driving.



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