How to get there: the BLM trailhead is approximately 8 miles west of Ely off Highway 50 on the north side of the road.
Egan Crest Trailhead
Egan Crest Trail System
The Egan Crest Trail System provides recreationists with 24 miles of trails with a variety of terrain from the rolling sagebrush flats to the higher elevations in pinyon and juniper forests. The trails consist of single-track and signed two-track roads and are open to hiking, mountain biking, equestrian, motorcycles, and ATVs. Beautiful vistas await along the high points of the trail.
Things to note: 2 trail loops and 2 connector trails: 24 miles total / 38.6 km. Other amenities: Picnic tables and shade structures at trailhead. No potable water.