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Virgin Mountain Loop

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Mesquite, Nevada, Parashant, Arizona

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   This trip in the desert was originally published by "Bud" Sanders for the St. George Jeepers and is published here with Bud Sanders permission. 
   
   This trip, including photographs, are published in a PDF format. You will need a PDF reader to view this document. If you don't have a PDF reader, then here are links to two common ones you can dowload for free. 
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Trail to Jacob's Ranch

   A very neat trip over two mountain passes through some rugged desert landscape. Travel through 2 states and see the old Jacob's Ranch, Whitney Pocket, Lime Kiln Mine and much more. Thanks again to "Bud" Leland Sanders for this report.

Taking a break!

   There are so many trails and roads in the desert in this part of Nevada, which one to take? Here's one that you may want to check out and visit some great scenery and an old ranch to boot. This trip starts in Mesquite, NV and returns to Mesquite. Although mostly in Nevada this trip is also in the Arizona Strip in Northern Arizona. This is one trip you won't want to miss out on. Photos, maps and GPX tracks provided. Map below.

Virgin Mt. Loop Topography Map

Jacob's Ranch

Virgin Mountain Loop Trail
Virgin Mountain Loop Trail
Jacob's Ranch in the Arizona Strip
Virgin Mountain Loop Topography Map
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