Eastern Nevada is a vast assortment of desert, valleys and mountains. Millions of acres of public lands are available to explore, including twenty-two wilderness areas. A variety of recreation opportunities exist for the visitor to experience in the wide open expanses of the Great Basin.

Eastern Nevada is truly a magnet for those looking for multiple use recreation in an isolated and uncrowded setting.

Responsible recreation is essential to ensure your public lands remain open to multiple uses. Enjoy the Ely District and please remember to stay on existing routes and practice “Leave No Trace” principles while enjoying your public lands.

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