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Clover Valley

The Clover Valley of Nevada, is a 37-mile (60 km) long valley located in central-southeast Elko County. Wells, Nevada lies at its north end, on I-80. Clover Valley lies at the east flank of the mostly north-trending East Humboldt Range, which supplies numerous creeks to the north valley; the mountain forests supplying the water are a […]

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Spruce Mountain Mining District

A soon-to-be-marked ATV recreational trail system connects 135-year-old mining roads winding through five ghost towns and by several historic mines accessible by turning east off US Highway 93 approximately 38 miles south of Wells. An old west enthusiast’s dream, Spruce Mountain is literally covered with mine remains including ore sorter towers, ore cars, rusty smelters, […]

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BLM Approves Long Canyon Mine Project

Elko, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Elko District, Wells Field Office has issued the Record of Decision for Newmont Mining Corporation’s Long Canyon Mine Project to be located on the eastern side of the Pequop Mountain Range in Elko County, Nev., about 30 miles east of Wells.  The decision allows the mining […]

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