The One Place In Nevada That Looks Like Something From Middle Earth

If you’re a fan of J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic Lord of the Rings saga, you might think that Nevada isn’t a likely place to find your own lush “Middle Earth.”

Take a visit to the Toiyabe National Forest, which covers much of Nevada and a small area of Eastern California. The Toiyabe is the largest national forest in the lower 48 states. Taking a hike on this one trail conjures up the feeling of walking through elven forests and on green bobbit hills.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Tolkien fans, have you found other “magical” places in Nevada that transport you to your own “Middle Earth?” Share in the comments section!