BLACK ROCK DESERT-HIGH ROCK CANYON EMIGRANT TRAILS NCA

BLACK ROCK DESERT-HIGH ROCK CANYON EMIGRANT TRAILS NCA

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The Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon NCA hosts a multitude of recreational opportunities within its 800,000 acres. It encompasses nearly 120 miles of emigrant trails, the Black Rock Desert, and High Rock Canyon. The most popular attractions are the Black Rock Desert playa, the narrow gorge of High Rock Canyon, the natural hot springs, and historic wagon trails.

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Congressional Legislation 

Established:  December 21, 2000

Size: 800,000 acres

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Visitor Info

Safety Info

Recreation Opportunities

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Special Recreation Permits  

Interactive Map

Printable Map

CONTACT US

Winnemucca District Office
5100 E. Winnemucca Blvd.
Winnemucca, NV  89445
(775) 623-1500

Black Rock Visitor Center
200 Transfer Road
Gerlach, NV 89412
(775) 557-2503