About 18,000 people call Elko in Northern Nevada - Humboldt River home.
Carson City, the state capital, is 240 miles (386 kilometers) to the southwest of Elko, while Salt Lake City is 200 miles (322 kilometers) to the east.
If you’re looking for a little nature be sure to check out Wells City Park or Carlin Community Park. These two green spaces will ensure your visit to Elko is an enjoyable one.
There’s absolutely no excuse not to work on your game when travelling in Elko; visit Chimney Rock Golf Course, home to the fastest greens the area. Grab your favorite five iron and putter and challenge the course average, then end the day in the clubhouse bar sharing a few drinks with golf-obsessed locals.
Wander back through the ages at California Trail Interpretive Center; one of the most-loved heritage sites in Elko. Chat to locals, get photographs and discover the local history.
While in Elko, discover a world of family fun at Western Folklife Center. Laugh, play and discover at this must-see attraction for families with hard-to-impress children.
In this culture-rich city, be sure to investigate a few remarkable cultural centers and museums, such as the Northeastern Nevada Museum, where inquiring minds can always learn something new about the world. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere, ask about the historical themes, buy something from the gift shop or just admire the echoes of the past.
The conservation preserves around Elko give visitors an insight into the species of flora and fauna that exist in the region. Stretch your legs at South Fork State Recreation Area and appreciate being out in nature and away from the paved streets.