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Nevada's Public Lands

Nevada is over 80% public land of one sort or another, making for outdoor recreation opportunities ranging from tame to truly wild. We've got hiking, backpacking, birding, wildlife viewing, biking, kayaking, whitewater rafting, climbing, fishing, hunting, 4X4 exploring, off-road vehicle areas, official Scenic Byways, unlimited photo ops....you get the idea. Here's a start on information that will help you indulge for favorite Nevada thrill, and maybe find some new ones.

Bureau of Land Management Reno State Office Nevada NV Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
Administers almost 48 million acres of public land, 67% of Nevada.
Nevada State Office
1340 Financial Blvd., Reno, NV 89502-7147
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 12000, Reno, NV 89520-0006
Information: 775-861-6400
Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding Federal holidays
Public Room hours: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Web site: http://www.blm.gov/nv/st/en.html

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest (USFS)
At 6.3 million acres, this is the largest national forest outside Alaska.
1200 Franklin Way, Sparks, NV 89431
Information: 775-331-6444
TDD: 775-355-5305
Web site: http://www.fs.fed.us/r4/htnf/

Great Basin National Park
The only national park located totally in Nevada, Great Basin features the alpine high of Wheeler Peak and the cool depths of beautiful Lehman Caves. 385 miles from Reno.
Baker, NV 89311-9702
Information: 775-234-7331
Web site: http://www.nps.gov/grba/

Wheeler Peak, Great Basin National Park, Nevada public lands parks Death Valley National Park
A small wedge of this vast park juts into Nevada near Beatty.
P.O. Box 579, Death Valley, CA 92328
Information: 760-786-3200
Web site: http://www.nps.gov/deva/

Nevada Scenic Byways
Nevada Department of Transportation Roadway Systems
1263 S. Stewart St., Room 105, Carson City, NV 89712
Information: 775-888-7448
Web site: http://www.nevadadot.com/pub_involvement/scenicbyways/

Nevada Dept. of Wildlife (NDOW)
Everything you wanted to know about Nevada wildlife, and more.
1100 Valley Rd., Reno, NV 89512
Information: 775-688-1500
Web site: http://www.ndow.org/

Recreation.gov
Recreation.gov is an electronic government ("e-gov") initiative.
Recreation One-Stop Initiative
Department of the Interior, Mail Stop 5258 MIB
1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240
Web site: http://www.recreation.gov
Nevada Web site: http://www.recreation.gov/advancedsearch.cfm?states=NV

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Refuges
Several wildlife refuges in Nevada offering varied recreational opportunities.
Nevada Fish & Wildlife Office
1340 Financial Blvd. #234, Reno, NV 89502
Information: 775-861-6300
Web site: http://refuges.fws.gov/
Nevada refuges: http://refuges.fws.gov/profiles/ByState.cfm?state=NV

Public Lands Information Center
By the Public Lands Interpretive Association, a nonprofit educational organization, in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management, and the USDA Forest Service Intermountain Region.
6501 Fourth Street NW, Suite I, Albuquerque, NM 87107
Information: 505-345-9498
Toll-free: 1-877-851-8946
Web site: http://www.publiclands.org
Nevada Web site: http://www.publiclands.org/html/explore/frame_recsearch.php?searchstate=NV&state_name=Nevada





 




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