Pyramid Lake Scenic Byway

National Scenic BywayNevada
Length 30.2 mi / 48.6 km
Time to Allow Two hours to drive (including backtracking) or all day to enjoy the byway.

A $9 day-use permit is required for camping, swimming, fishing, hiking, picnicking, and/or driving off-road.

Pyramid Lake, sponsored by Native Americans, takes you to one of the largest desert lakes in the world. It is landlocked on the barren desert floor and its colors change from green, to turquoise, to deep blue. The lake is also a resting place for a variety of migrating waterfowl.

Local Information

Pyramid Lake Rangers

Pyramid Lake Museum 775-574-1088 Send E-mail