Visiting This Beautiful Place In Nevada Is Like Experiencing A Dream

There are many beautiful places located throughout Nevada. As a matter of fact, one of these places is so beautiful that once you’re there, you’ll be asking yourself, “Is this place ‘real’ or am I dreaming?” If you’re wondering what beautiful place this is, wonder no more. It’s the one and only Jarbidge Wilderness.

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Nevada’s Jarbidge Wilderness, which is tucked away in northern Elko County and was established in 1964, was the first ever protected wilderness area in Nevada. Thanks to the Nevada Wilderness Act, the Jarbidge Wilderness was expanded in 1989. Today, this beautiful area consists of more than 113,000 acres of high mountains and deep canyons, in addition to 100 miles of hiking trails. The Jarbidge Wilderness is located within the Jarbidge Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, and its elevation ranges from 5,000 feet to 10,000 feet.

The native habitats of the Jarbidge Wilderness include the following: Subalpine Fir, Whitebark Pine, Sagebush Steppe, Riparian Woodlands and Aspen Forests (pictured below).

The Jarbidge Wilderness truly is one of the most beautiful places in Nevada, and these photos further prove it:

Have you ever visited Nevada’s Jarbidge Wilderness? If not, do you plan to after seeing how beautiful this wilderness area truly is?

Interesting fact: In Shoshone language, Jarbidge means “monster that lurks in the canyon” or “weird beastly creature.”