Welcome to Battle Mountain, gateway to great Nevada adventure. With a name like Battle Mountain, you know this part of the country isn’t your ordinary “getaway.” You won’t find a fancy mega-chain coffee shop or giant warehouse shopping stores in Battle Mountain. But you will find rugged, tough terrain that goes on as far as the eye can see. If you’re into Nevada adventure, welcome to our mecca.It’s not for the faint of heart.
Battle Mountain is located in northern Nevada, midway between Winnemucca and Elko. Battle Mountain is the Lander County seat and home to about three-thousand residents. We're a small community with a rich history, and the Battle Mountain economy depends on mining and ranching. For recreation there's year-round access to vast public lands where you can hike, mountain bike, camp, explore, hunt and fish without ever seeing another soul. But don't worry, this web site has maps and photography of the area surrounding Battle Mountain to help you find your way around. Battle Mountain also has many events scheduled throughout the year, so check our calendar often -- there's always something going on.
To many people it may come as a surprise to learn the area around Battle Mountain offers a wide variety of Nevada recreation opportunities. Travelers on Interstate 80, looking at the mountains surrounding Battle Mountain, have a difficult time imagining any opportunity for Nevada Recreation. But this area is actually one of the best kept secrets for Nevada Recreation.
As the gateway to unparalleled Nevada Recreation, Battle Mountain is an adrenaline addict's dream. There's year-round access to vast public lands where adventurers can hike, mountain bike, camp, explore, hunt and fish without ever seeing another soul. The abundance of wildlife is incredible, and there's plenty of rough terrain to challenge the toughest of extreme sports enthusiasts. This is wide-open Nevada Recreation that welcomes all serious outdoorsmen with its unspoiled terrain and natural beauty.
For travelers looking for new country to explore, or outdoorsmen and extreme sportsmen needing to fill their thirst for Nevada Recreation, Battle Mountain is a great destination. The natural beauty and abundance of wildlife is incredible. Backpacking, hiking, camping and mountain biking are a few of the many things Nevada Recreation enthusiasts can enjoy. The only question we have for you is, "Are you tough enough?"