The Highest Road In Nevada Will Lead You On An Unforgettable Journey

Nevada has more mountain ranges than any other state in the lower 48 and, accordingly, has several beautiful scenic drives. While Mount Washington in Great Basin National Park, White Pine County, near the Nevada-Utah border is the highest road at 11,459 feet above sea level, the highest paved road is the Wheeler Peak Scenic Drive, also in Great Basin. From the various flora and fauna to the stunning views and the crisp mountain air, this highest road scenic drive will definitely lead you on an unforgettable journey. Oh, and bring a camera!

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A visit to Great Basin National Park must include this incredibly scenic drive along Nevada’s highest road. Have you taken this breathtaking drive? Please comment below.