On-trail hiking, biking and climbing is Mojave Max approved.

There’s so much to explore in Nevada’s deserts. Learn how to keep our desert environment thriving under your feet…or wheels!

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Explore Responsibly

Exploring in the desert is an unforgettable experience. The panoramic vistas, stark landscapes and prehistoric flora and fauna are truly unique on our planet. With a bit of awareness you can enjoy these wonders without threatening their sustainability.

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Exploring Safety Tips

Exploring in the Mojave Desert is best approached with a bit of caution. The rule in the desert is unpredictability. Water and shelter are scarce, and temperatures may fluctuate widely. Know your limitations and plan accordingly.

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Flora and Fauna

Many people dismiss the desert as a barren wasteland. To do so would be ignoring a vibrant, thriving ecosystem with a surprisingly vast array of beautiful plant and animal species.

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Hikes and Trails

Even though Desert Tortoises don’t do a lot of hiking, Mojave Max has gathered up a few of his favorite hikes and trails for you to explore.

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