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Nevada State #318 Highway Guide

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Junction of U.S. Highway #93
Access to Road side highway turnout picnic area. Editors NOTE: ' The following highway travel photos were taken during and a day after a snowfall, we still added the winter photos to show, the desert has beauty even, in the wintertime, even on a cold blustery day'
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Junction of U.S. Highway #93
South to communities of Ash Springs, NV, Alamo NV.
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Junction of U.S. Highway #93 - East to community of Caliente, NV.
Attractions around Caliente, NV: Caliente Railroad Depot, NV. The Caliente Railroad Station Museum has a varity of displays, unique to the area in the early years. The Depot Station has been restored. - State Parks in the area around Caliente :- Kershaw - Ryan State Park,a Day Use Picnic Area - Cathedral Gorge State Park: Facilities; camping with twenty-two sites, each with a table, grill and shade ramada. Sites cannot be reserved. Water and a flush restroom with showers are available from April-November. - Echo Canyon State Park; Facilities; The campground has 33 campsites. Drinking water is available near each site, flush toilets and a RV dump station. - Beaver Dam State Park; Facilities; Camping: Two developed campgrounds offer thirty individual campsites, each containing a fire pit, picnic table and parking pad, some suitable for trailers up to twenty-eight feet in length. Water hydrants and vault or chemical toilets available Apr/Nov.
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Roadside highway turnout
Access to turnout
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Photo view from highway
While driving north on Highway #318 to Ely, Nevada.
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Junction of Highway Nevada #375 & #318
West to communities of Rachel, NV - Warm Springs, NV. The first settlement in Warm Springs, NV,was in 1866, when it served as a stopover for stagecoaches - Tonopah, NV. Attractions in and around Tonapah; The Tonopah Historic Mining Park has been named 'Best Museum in Rural Nevada' 2002 to 2007. - Other attractions The Tonopah's Central Nevada Museum.
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Junction of Highway Nevada #375 & #318
Route Nevada #375 is called the Extraterrestrial Highway. In 1996, it was officially given this time due to several UFO sightings along the lonely road. A sign indicating the speed limit as 'Warp 7' and another sign warning of alien encounters for the next 51 miles are found on the byway. The byway ends at the intersection of Highway 375 and US 6 in Warm Springs, NV. Many old mines and ghost towns can be seen along this byway.
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Community of Hiko, NV. Elevation 3869 feet

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Roadside highway turnout
East side of highway, with information sign, no other services.
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Photo view from highway
While driving north on Highway #318 to Ely, Nevada.
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Mail Summit Road

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Photo view from highway
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View from highway
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White River Narrows Archeological District
White River Narrows Archeological District, Nevada was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. The area is outstanding not only for rock art but also for the impressive rhyolite cliffs.
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View from highway
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Point of Information
Crossing the White River North, NV.
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Access to Bristol Wells, NV.
East side of highway. Sometime around 1872 a furnace was built to treat the silver-ore brought down from the Bristol Mine. Soon after a 5-stamp mill was built,it was in 1880. To the south a little bit they had three Charcoal Ovens to convert the pinyon logs to charcoal for the smelter.
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View from highway
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Nye County Line

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Roadside highway turnout
No services. Esat side of highway.
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View from highway
Looking at the White River Valley, NV.
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Access to Kirch Wildlife Management Area
West side of highway.
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View from highway
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Access to Kirch Wildlife Management Area
West side of highway.
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Roadside highway turnout Rest Area
Nevada State Rest Area with picnic tables, toilets. West side of highway
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View from highway
Driving north on Highway #318 to Ely, Nevada.
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View from highway
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Wells Summit, Nevada

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White Pine County, Nevada
Southern county line. Attractions in White Pine County: East Ely Depot Railroad Museum, Ely, NV. - McGill Drug Store Museum, McGill, NV. - White River Valley Museum, located in Lund, NV. White Pine Public Museum, Ely, NV.
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Gibson Road

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View from highway
Looking north at the community of Lund, Nevada
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Community of Lund, Nevada
Elevation, 5570, feet. Lund, NV; is a town located in White Pine County. It was founded by the Mormons in 1898. Attractions; White River Valley Museum, Lund,NV; This museum is filled with relics of one of the last colonization efforts of the Mormons in the American West.
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Preston Loop Road

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Access to the community of Preston, Nevada
West side of highway
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View from highway
Driving north on Highway #318 to Ely, Nevada.
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Junction of Nevada U.S. #6 Highway
West to Community of Ely, Nevada, 23 miles. East to communities of Warm Springs, NV; - Tonopah, NV. Attractions in Ely Nevada: - Nevada Northern Railway Museum; Ghost Train of Old Ely. This is an operating railroad museum. Train rides on the steam engines of No. 40 and No. 93 are available from May through September. - Ward Charcoal Ovens State Historical Park; Six 35-foot high beehive-shaped brick ovens built to produce charcoal for the smelter serving the gold and silver mines at Ward, NV. These were constructed around 1876. - East Ely Railroad Depot Freight Barn. - Drugstore Soda Fountains, McGill Drug Store Museum Ely, NV. ---Start/Finish of Road Map Highway Travel Guide