Nevada Scenic Byways


Nevada Scenic Byways
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U.S. Route 50, designated the Loneliest Road in America and a scenic byway

In 1983, a system of scenic byways was established in the U.S. state of Nevada. Currently there are 19 designated state scenic byways.[1] Some of these overlap the three National Scenic Byways that have been designated in Nevada.[2]

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Federally designated scenic byways

Name From To Highways Notes
Lake Tahoe - Eastshore Drive Stateline Incline Village US 50, SR 28 National Scenic Byway
Lamoille Canyon Road SR 227 at Lamoille Ruby Mountains USDA Forest Service Byway
Las Vegas Strip Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas sign Sahara Avenue SR 604 All-American Road (National Scenic Byway)
Pyramid Lake Scenic Byway Wadsworth Pyramid Lake (several termini) SR 447, SR 446, SR 445 National Scenic Byway

State designated scenic byways

Name From To Highways Notes
Angel Lake Road Angel Lake Wells SR 231
Baker Road US 6/US 50 Utah SR 487
Deer Creek Road SR 156 SR 157 SR 158
Gerlach Road North of Wadsworth North of Nixon SR 447 Overlaps the Pyramid Lake Scenic Byway
Kyle Canyon Road Mount Charleston Northwest of Las Vegas SR 157
Lehman Caves Road SR 487 Great Basin National Park SR 488
Mt. Charleston/Lee Canyon Road Lee Canyon US 95 SR 156
Mt. Rose Highway SR 28 in Incline Village South of Reno SR 431 Passes by the Mount Rose Wilderness via the highest year-round pass in the Sierra Nevada at 8,911 feet (2,716 m)[3]
North Las Vegas Strip Sahara Avenue Washington Avenue SR 604
North Shore Road US 50 California SR 28 Overlaps the Lake Tahoe - Eastshore Drive
Pyramid Lake Road Pyramid Lake Indian Reservation boundary Warrior Point SR 445 Overlaps the Pyramid Lake Scenic Byway
Red Rock Road Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area SR 159
South Las Vegas Strip Russell Road Sahara Avenue SR 604 Overlaps the Las Vegas Strip
Sutcliffe/Nixon Road SR 445 SR 447 SR 446 Overlaps the Pyramid Lake Scenic Byway
Valley of Fire Road Valley of Fire State Park
White Domes Road Valley of Fire Road White Domes
US 50 California Carson City US 50 Overlaps the Lake Tahoe - Eastshore Drive
US 50/6/93 South of Ely Utah US 50/US 6/US 93
US 93 SR 318 US 6/US 50 US 93

References

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  1. ^ "Nevada Scenic Byways". Nevada Department of Transportation. http://www.nevadadot.com/pub_involvement/scenicbyways/. Retrieved 2008-01-11. 
  2. ^ "National Scenic Byways Program". U.S. Department of Transportation. http://www.byways.org/explore/states/NV/. 
  3. ^ "Mount Rose Scenic Byway". U.S. Department of Transportation - National Scenic Byways. http://www.byways.org/explore/byways/2034/. 

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