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Pilot Peak

Friday, July 13, 2018

Alt Names

Leppy Hills, Pilot Creek, Bonneville Salt Flats, Silver Mountains

Last Known StatusOpen

Just a short drive from West Wendover, Nevada offers ATV riders around 50 miles of hardpacked gravel roads that form several long loops. There is no single track or challenging terrain but the trails are mostly wide and easy with nice views of Leppy and Pilot Peak, making it a good choice for beginners.

The trails are open year-round but the best time to visit is during the spring and fall months. Vegetation is sparse but the area offers scenic views of the Silver Mountains, Pilot Valley and the famouse Bonneville Salt Flats.

There are no services in this area so bring your own supplies. For those looking to guided ATV tours check out Intermountain Guide Service.

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CityWest Wendover, NV
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From: West Wendover, NV
1) Take I-80 west to exit 407
2) Turn right (north) off the exit ramp then turn left onto the frontage road, continue .5 miles
3) Trailhead is on the right.

TYPE OF AREA

AreaTrail
LandBLM

RATINGS

Our RatingRatingGood    
Recommended StayFull Day
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REGULATIONS

Permit RequiredYesNVOHV sticker required
Dates OpenYear-Round
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Permitted
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingNo Restriction(camp anywhere)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknown
Cross CountryProhibitedkeep vehicle on trail
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that you have medical insurance and carry motorcycle insurance or ATV insurance before taking your vehicle to any of the locations depicted here.

FEES & PASSES

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

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoBLM - Elko District Office
3900 Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801
(775) 753-0200
elfoweb@blm.gov
www.blm.gov
Contact InfoIntermountain Guide Service
(877) 882-4386
intermountainguide@gmail.com
intermountainguidenevada.com

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TERRAIN

Approx Size1,000 acres (2 sq mi)
Miles Of Trail50
Climate TypeDesert
Elevation4800 to 6500 ft.
Trail MaintenanceUnknown
Loose DirtThis trail has no loose dirt.None
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has little sandy areas.Little
MudThe trail has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe trail has mostly dust on typical days.Mostly
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has no trees.None
Steep HillsThis trail has few steep hills.Few
Water CrossingsThe trail has no water crossings.None
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has few berms.Few
Sand/Gravel PitsThis BLM land has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis BLM land has no single track trails.None
RoadsThis BLM land has mostly roads.Mostly
ShadeThis BLM land has no shaded areas.None
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has mostly beginner terrain.Mostly
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has some intermediate level terrain.Some
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has no expert terrain.None
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KEY SERVICES

First Aid First Aid1-5 Miles (SE)Wendover Community Health Center (775) 664-2220
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (SE)Pilot Travel Center (775) 664-3400
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (SE)Pilot Travel Center (775) 664-3400
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (SE)Wendover KOA (775) 664-3221
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (SE)Wendover KOA (775) 664-3221
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (SE)Wendover KOA (775) 664-3221
Primitive Camping Campground1-5 Miles (SE)Wendover KOA (775) 664-3221
Convenience Store Conv Store1-5 Miles (SE)Pilot Travel Center (775) 664-3400
Swimming Swim AreaWest Wendover, NV
Body of Water Water BodyWest Wendover, NV
Boating Launch Boat Ramp30+ Miles (E)Antelope Island Marina (801) 773-2941 or (801) 725-9263
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