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Quick Facts
Designation: Nevada State Scenic Byway
Fees: State and National Park entrance fees
Length, One-Way: 148 Miles (246.67 Kilometers)
Time: 2 + to 3 hours


General Information

Description - Those traveling Highway 93 from Highway 50 to the town of Crystal Spring regale in high desert scenery, taking in Mounta Gafton, Dutch John Peak an the Wilson Creek Range. The roadway passes through Pioche, an early 20th century mining camp filled with historic buildings. To the east of Pioche lie Spring Valley and Echo Canyon State Parks, each a haven for fishing, camping and hiking. Cathedral Gorge State Park rests to the south. Miller Point, at the north end, offers a good overview of the clay, gothic-like columns and walls. Lush, green farmland stretches from Cathedral Gorge to Caliente, a quiet, former railroad town noted for its imposing mission-style railroad depot. Between Caliente and Crystal Springs the striking beauty of Oak Springs and Pahroe Summits engulf travelers.

Attractions - The Highway 93 is known for it's Historical, Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.

Directions from : Enter Highway 93 in Crystal Springs on Nevada Highway 318; It continues to US Highway 50.


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Additional Information:
Nevada Scenic Byways - Nevada currently offers one All-American Road, the Las Vegas Strip, two National Scenic byways, Lake Tahoe Eastshore Drive and Pyramid Lake Scenic Drive, and eight state designated byways.

Links:
Scenic Byways Homepage - National Scenic Byways official web site with detailed info on all national and state byways.

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