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Jacks Valley

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Other Names

Jack's Valley, Jacks Valley Wildlife Management Area, Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest

Last Known StatusClosed

This large area was once open to OHV use but as of 2009 is now open to non-motorized use only. There are two gated entrances, both of which are locked during seasonal closures. There are no fees and primitive camping is prohibited. Nearby riding spots include Johnson Lane, Prison Hill and South Camp Peak Loop. This listing will remain up for historical purposes and to help prevent a wasted trip.

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REGULATIONS

Permit RequiredNo
Dates OpenClosed
Other ATV Stickers AcceptedYesNevada registration is not required if the vehicle is already registered in another state and will be located in Nevada for no more than 15 days.
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting exhaust silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitNo
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles Motorcycles & Dirt BikesProhibited
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsProhibited
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSProhibited
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Prohibited
2 Cycle EnginesProhibited
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingProhibited
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresNo Restriction
Night RidingNo
Trail BlazingProhibitedkeep vehicle on trail
AlcoholNo Restriction
Rule EnforcementFew/Periodic
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TERRAIN

Approx Size3,100 acres (5 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail11
Climate TypeDesert
Elevation5100 to 5300 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Not Maintained
Loose DirtThis trail has little loose dirt.Little
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has some sandy areas.Some
MudThe trail has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has little rocks.Little
TreesThe trail has few trees.Few
RoadsThis national forest has mostly roads.Mostly
IntersectionsThis trail has many intersections.Many
Rider TrafficThe national forest has few rider traffic on typical days.Few
ShadeThis national forest has few shaded areas.Few
Ranges/GunfireThis national forest has few shooting ranges or gunfire.Few
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards not marked)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little

TYPE OF AREA

AreaMotorized Trails
LandNational Forest

KEY SERVICES

Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (NE)Carson City
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (NE)Carson City
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (NE)Carson City
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (NE)Comstock Country RV Resort (775) 882-2445
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (NE)Comstock Country RV Resort (775) 882-2445
Primitive Camping Campground5-20 Miles (SW)Zephyr Cove RV Park & Campground (775) 589-4907
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (NE)Carson City

FEES & PASSES

Parking(None)
Entry(None)
Riding(None)
Camping(None)

RATINGS

Prosfree, miles of trails
Consseasonal, camping is prohibited
Our RatingRatingGood
Recommended StayFull Day
Summer/Fall
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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CityCarson City, NV
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From: Carson City, NV
1) Take US-395 south about 4 miles
2) Turn right (west) on SR-206/Jacks Valley Road, continue 1.8 miles.
3) Staging area is on the right next to kiosk.

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoHumboldt - Toiyabe National Forest - Carson Ranger District
1536 South Carson St.
Carson City, NV 89701
(775) 882-2766
(775) 884-8101
mailroom_r4_humboldt_toiyabe@fs.fed.us
www.fs.usda.gov

RIDER COMMENTS & REVIEWS

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Scenery from Jacks Valley Trail

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Amenities example at Jacks Valley Trail

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Scenery at Jacks Valley Trail

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Some amenities at Jacks Valley Trail

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