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Photographs of the Mt. Wilson Backcountry Byway

The Mt. Wilson Backcounty Byway Scenic Drive is located in eastern Nevada. This beautiful and very remote 81 mile scenic drive follows a dirt road through the heart of the seldom visited Wilson Creek Range. The drive also passes through the scenic Lake Valley, Spring Valley State Park and skirts the popular Echo Lake State Park. The drive begins in the small town of Pioche and ends at US Highway 93 at the Pony Springs Rest Area, twenty-nine miles north of Pioche.

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Photos of the Mt. Wilson Backcountry Byway Scenic Drive

Near Pony Springs Rest Area Approaching the Mountains Passing Through an Old Burn Area

Climbing Up the Mountains The Lake Valley at Dusk The Lake Valley at Dusk #2

Lake Valley at Dusk #3 Looking Down on Lake Valley Looking Down on the Valley Below

The Wilson Creek Range The Wilson Creek Range #2 Looking Toward the Wilson Creek Range

The Southern Portion of the Scenic Drive Approaching the Pass The Higher Elevations of the Drive

Byway Sign in Pioche Southern Part of the Drive Higher Peaks of the Wilson Creek Range

Mountains of the Wilson Creek Range High Peaks of the Wilson Creek Range  

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