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Barnes Canyon

Only minutes away from downtown Caliente and Kershaw-Ryan State Park features one of Nevada's newest single-track trail systems.
Trail Uses
Mountain biking
Location
Lincoln County
Length
13.0 miles (Network)
Difficulty
Easy, Moderate, Difficult
Town
Caliente
Surface
Dirt
Pets
Permitted on Leash
Fees
No
Other Activities
Hiking

Description

The unique topology and geology of Caliente make it a great place for outdoor and nature enthusiasts. Barnes Canyon offers a great opportunity to get outside and enjoy this wonderful landscape. The trails range from easy to very difficult the further up the canyon you go. From Barnes Canyon you can easily hop on over to the Kershaw-Ryan trails. Although primarily a mountain biking location, hiking is also allowed on the Barnes Canyon trails. 

Various amenities are available at the Barnes Canyon trailhead such as a restroom and several shaded picnic areas with firepits and barbeques!

Other Information

Camping and more mountain biking trails available at Kershaw-Ryan State Park

To sharpen up your mountain biking skills, hop on over to the mountain bike skills park!

For more visitor information on Caliente visit their website!

Trail Manager

For additional information visit the BLM website or contact: 

Bureau of Land Management - Caliente Field Office

Bureau of Land Management - Caliente Field Office
P.O. Box 237

Caliente , Nevada 89008
Phone: 775-726-8100
BLM_NV_EYDOWebmail@blm.gov
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Trailhead Information

From downtown Caliente head north on HWY 93 and take a right onto Clover Canyon rd. This is a dirt road that will follow along the train tracks for approximately 4 miles.  At the railroad crossing, head south onto Barnes Canyon rd. This will take you right to the trailhead. The trailhead is marked by a restroom, several picnic benches and a few firepits. 

High clearnace or 4WD vehicles are reccomended but not required. 

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