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The Fencemaker has no established trails. The entire region is open for skilled explorers to enjoy on foot or on horseback. The east side of Fencemaker Ridge offers the most challenging approach with over 3,000 feet of vertical relief to reach the crest. The north end of Fencemaker can be accessed by a 4-wheel drive road that leaves from Mc Kinney Pass and takes the explorer to Pleasant Valley Beacon, which is within 1/4 mile of the Proposed Wilderness. From the south, the road from Buena Ventura Valley to Fencemaker Pass provides access up to radio towers, which are on the top of Fencemaker Ridge nearly adjacent to the Wilderness Proposal. Despite being labeled a "pass," the road east of ridge down to the Dixie Valley is incredibly steep, rocky, and treacherous and is not recommended travel.
Grayson Spring on the west side of the unit is accessible from a rough dirt road and provides opportunities hike into Grayson Canyon and to catch a glimpse of big horn sheep as they descend for water in the early mornings and evenings. Please do not camp near the springs, as you presence will disturb the wildlife that depend on this precious water resources in this dry part of Nevada.