A Lifetime of Exploration Awaits You

Friends of Black Rock High Rock invites you to explore a wilderness of countless canyons, vast open spaces, alkali flats and fantastically formed hot springs and buttes. Long ago, ancient Lake Lahontan covered the area and you can still see those shoreline scars today. The Black Rock Desert – High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation area contains over 1.2 million acres to explore. More

ORMAT concerned stakeholder discussion

Concerns regarding the Gerlach ORMAT Geothermal Development Project: stakeholders respond to inquiry on topics such as controversial environmental impacts, rural economy and safety, effects on recreation, National Conservation Area, and more.

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Fly Ranch Nature Walks

Winter walks are now available! As a precaution in respect of public health and safety, Fly Ranch nature walks are open in a limited capacity. Please do not trespass. Guardians are on site.

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COVID Camping Information

Many people are choosing to isolate in the wilderness, or visit the wilderness for a change of scenery during COVID-19. Be prepared to access the Black Rock Desert High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails NCA responsibly.

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