Shellback Wilderness

Services, Getting There

Getting there: From Ely, NV, travel 45 miles west

on US 50 to the Illipah Reservoir. Just past the

reservoir, turn south on FS Road 400. F

or the next 10 miles, Shellback Wilderness is

on the left (east) side of the road. Benchmark

Gazetteer: page 60.

Hikes & Trails

Related Areas

Map Information

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Wilderness Area Status

Designated Wilderness Areaphoto_shellback-small_unknown_400.jpg
Year Designated: 2006

Act or Law: White Pine County Conservation, Recreation and Development Act of 2006
Acres: 36143
State Region: Eastern Nevada
County Regions: White Pine   


Managing Agency: Forest Service
Local District: Ely Ranger District
Contact Info: (775) 289-3031
825 Avenue I  Ely, NV89302
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Area Description