To ensure a safe and enjoyable visit to Lincoln County Nevada, please travel with care and read the safety tips and frequently asked questions below. Remember, this is a high mountain desert environment with open-range roadways, so please be prepared.
For additional road condition information, you can call the Nevada Department of Transportation at 775-888-7000, visit the NDOT Web site or call the Bureau of Land Management at 775-726-8100.
For OHV information, please visit https://ohv.nv.gov/index.
Much of Nevada is designated as “open range” which means that the highways are not fenced and it’s the responsibility of the driver to avoid meandering animals including deer, elk, sheep and wild horses. Livestock is free to roam across the blacktop so keep an eye out, especially at night. If possible, it’s best to avoid driving long distances after dark.
Yes, Verizon works well in most the towns and AT&T works in some places. T-Mobile currently does NOT work in the county. It is recommended not to rely on cell reception outside of the main towns.
Yes, but you should have a high clearance vehicle. The terrain can get very rough, and damage to roads is frequent due to harsh winters and frequent flooding. Always be prepared for the possibility of having to walk out from a destination and back to the main road.
When visiting Lincoln County, please follow the Seven Principles of Leave No Trace:
Learn more at https://lnt.org/why/7-principles/.
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