Nevada August 06, 2016
The Swiss Alps Of America Are Right Here In Nevada And They’re Breathtaking
With beautiful weather ahead of us, there’s nothing worse than struggling to pick which adventure we should take on next. In hopes of saving you some time, we’ve narrowed things down a bit to this one amazing mountain range that’s worth exploring.
Known as the Swiss Alps of Nevada, the Ruby Mountains are simply breathtaking.
With ten peaks reaching over 10,000 feet in height, there's nothing unforgettable about taking a trip to the Ruby Mountains. The mountain range is home to lakes, abandoned structures, breathtaking scenery and so much more.
One of the best adventures you'll take all summer, you can find the Ruby Mountains near the city of Elko.
Pictured above, the Lamoille Canyon is a sight that can only be truly appreciated in person.
Whether you choose to hike the trails or appreciate the views from your car, this mountain range will win over your heart.
With an assortment of trails here that all vary in difficulty and length, this mountain range is sure to bring out the explorer in you.
If you find yourself feeling like you'd rather enjoy the view of the mountains from inside your cool and comfortable car, then there's always the Lamoille Canyon Scenic Byway! The byway that stretches for over 10-miles brings you right through the mountains, leaving you speechless. The scenic road is often closed during the colder months, so now is the perfect time to visit.
How to get here: NF-660 Spring Creek, NV 89815
If you’ve never taken the scenic drive through our Ruby Mountains, then check out the beautiful footage capture below:
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