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Battle Mountain BLM Field Office- Battle Mountain Region encompasses 10.5 million acres of public lands in Esmeralda, Nye, Lander, and Eureka counties. A wide variety of recreation opportunities ranging from primitive to rural settings can be enjoyed on these public lands.
Carson City BLM Field Office- The Carson Ranger District of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest extends along the eastern front of the the Sierra Nevada Mountains, straddling the Nevada/California border in a strip about 15 miles wide and 96 miles long.
Elko BLM Field Office- This northeastern Nevada Region encompasses 7.4 million acres of public lands in Elko County and the northern portions of Lander and Eureka counties. A wide variety of recreation opportunities can be found on these lands.
Ely BLM Field Office- This scenic central eastern Nevada Region offers visitors to the area many differing recreational opportunities. These include fishing, gem collecting, bathing in mineral pools, viewing the wildlife amongst other activities.
Las Vegas BLM Field Office- The Las Vegas BLM Field Office administers a large portion of the Mojave Desert in southern Nevada. It includes the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. These areas are not far from Las Vegas and offer scenic escapes from the city.
Winnemucca BLM Field Office- This northern Nevada Region encompasses four Bureau of the Land Management's Recreational Areas, Pine Forest, Black Rock Desert, Water Canyon and High Rock Canyon. Each of these areas provide differing recreational opportunities for visitors.

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Description - The Nevada BLM lands range from cliff dominate-river channels, sweeping panoramas from high-elevation pinyon-juniper mountains to stark and expansive white playas, geologic wonders, and wide-open spaces. This diverse and beautiful land holds dozens of fishing areas, hundreds of trails, picnic sites and developed and primitive camping opportunities for you to explore and enjoy.

Attractions - The Nevada BLM lands have six distinct field offices, these include, the Winnemucca Field Office, Battle Mountain Field Office, Elko Field Office, Ely Field Office, Las Vegas Field Office and the Carson City Field Office. Each Field Office has unique characteristics in which to participate in varied recreational opportunities.

Recreation - Facilities available in the Bureau of Land Management Field Offices include, wildlife viewing, bird watching, scenic viewing, camping, fishing, picnicking, mountain biking, OHVs, historical sites, hunting, water sports, winter sports and scenic driving.

Climate - Most of the acreage of Nevada lies within the desert. The climate is hot and dry most of the year. The southern area of the state surrounding Las Vegas is true to this description throughout the year. Temperatures during the summer months often reach 115 degrees F. Winters are warm with cool nights and a more pleasant time to visit the region.

Because the Great Basin lies at a higher elevation the area receives cold winter weather with snow that remains for months. Seven inches of rain falls in the region annually, although run off from the surrounding mountains contributes to the water availability.

Location - The six BLM Field Offices are located throughout the state of Nevada.


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Contact Information:
Bureau of Land Management Nevada State Office, 1340 Financial Blvd. , Reno, NV, 89502, Phone: 775-861-6400

Additional Information:
Nevada - Nevada includes two deserts and numerous mountain ranges. Although it is best known for its vast, arid, unpopulated terrain, it also includes attractions such as Humboldt - Toiyabe National Forest, the largest National Forest outside the State of Alaska, which encompasses some of Nevada's most spectacular mountain ranges.

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Bureau of Land Management, Nevada - Official Agency Website
Bureau of Land Management, Nevada - Official agency Website

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