The Black Rock Desert High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation area is located in northwestern Nevada. Reno Tahoe International Airport is located approximately 2 hours south of Gerlach, Nevada, the southern entrance to the NCA.
You can also access the NCA from Winnemucca, NV, and Cedarville, CA.
Directions to Gerlach from Reno, Nevada:
Take I-80 east approximately 30 miles
Take exit 43 toward Wadsworth/Pyramid Lake.
In approximately .3 mile, turn left onto NV State Route 447.
Follow SR 447 north, approximately 77 miles to Gerlach.
NOTE: Please watch and follow all speed markers.