Where is Jarbidge Wilderness?

Jarbidge Wilderness is tucked into the northeast corner of Nevada on the north edge of the Great Basin. Its isolated location makes it very remote. Elevations range from cool desert at approximately 5,000 feet to towering peaks well over 10,000 feet.

Are there bears in Jarbidge?

Today, the area supports about 1,300 elk. Currently black bears, which were also extirpated from Nevada in the early 20th century, are recolonizing much of their former range. Black bear have been reported as far east as Ely. Soon, backcountry users in Jarbidge might find a black bear rooting through a mountain meadow.

What is there to do in Jarbidge Nevada?

Things to do ranked using Tripadvisor data including reviews, ratings, photos, and popularity.

  • Jarbidge River. Bodies of Water.
  • Gypsum Cave. Caverns & Caves.
  • Jarbidge Falls. Waterfalls.
  • Pioneer Park.

What is the elevation of Jarbidge Nevada?


What county is Jarbidge Nevada in?

Elko County
Elko County, NV Their duties are to provide guidance, recommendations and ideas to help govern the unincorporated community of Jarbidge, which lies near the northern border of Elko County.

What county is Mountain City Nevada in?

Mountain City/Counties

Are there wolves in Nevada?

Wolves historically have been a rarity in Nevada; the last confirmed sighting came in 1941. And the gray wolf remains protected under the federal Endangered Species Act.

Do brown bears live in Nevada?

Black bears are the only type of bears that naturally live in Nevada. Black bears live in Nevada’s mountains and forests near Lake Tahoe, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and other close-by mountain ranges in western Nevada.

What county is Jarbidge Nevada?

Is Jarbidge road paved?

The pavement runs out 17.5 miles from Jarbidge, where Three Creek Road turns right and plunges dramatically from the high plains into the surprisingly lush East Fork Jarbidge River canyon.

How much snow does Mountain City Nevada get?

Climate Averages

Mountain City, Nevada United States
Snowfall 122.6 in. 27.8 in.
Precipitation 90.5 days 106.2 days
Sunny 229 days 205 days
Avg. July High 84.3° 85.8°

What is the population of Mountain City Nevada?

People in Zip 89831 (Mountain City, NV)

PEOPLE Mountain City, Nevada United States
Male Population 50.0% 49.2%
Median Age 37.8
Population – 2020 33 329,484,123
Population – 2010 78 309,327,143

Where are the trails in the Jarbidge Wilderness?

From Jarbidge Lake, the backcountry traveler has the option to connect (via the short trail #193) to the Cougar Creek Trail (#006) and the East Fork of the Jarbidge River Trail (#020), or use the Camp Draw Trail (#019) to access the Camp Draw Trailhead or make a connection with the Mary’s River Trail (#018).

How to get to Jarbidge Lake in Nevada?

From this point Jarbidge Lake can be accessed via the Camp Draw Trail (#019) and the Jarbidge River Trail (#105) can be accessed directly in about 2.5 miles by climbing up and over a 8800 foot pass via the Norman Mines connector (#192).

How tall is Jarbidge Lake from Pine Creek Campground?

This trail climbs steeply from 6600 feet at the trailhead in the Pine Creek Campground over a distance of 6.7 to Jarbidge Lake at an elevation of 9350 feet.

Where are the wildflowers in the Jarbidge Mountains?

Wildflowers in the upper Jarbidge River Canyon. The Jarbidge Wilderness is a wilderness area located in the Jarbidge Mountains of northern Elko County in northeastern Nevada, United States. It is contained within the Jarbidge Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.