|Posted on September 19, 2014 at 2:50 PM|
WELLS MUNICIPAL INDOOR SWIMMING POOL
From 6Street turn South (toward I-80) on Shoshone Ave. 715 First Street/ 775-752-3956
WELLS PUBLIC PARK
Picnic tables, bathrooms, kids swing and jungle gym, baseball and football field, horseshoe pit, basketball court, etc.
13 miles from Wells, NV. Take Humboldt Avenue south, turn right at the Angel Lake sign (just south of I-80), follow road to Angel Lake. Picnic tables and restrooms available.
The road is steep and winding and is not recommended for vehicles pulling trailers or heavy motor homes. The upper Angel Lake road closes from the end of October through Memorial Day weekend.
CALIFORNIA TRAIL INTERPRETIVE CENTER
395 6th Street. Wells, Nevada. Relive life as a pioneer on the California Trail. Artifacts, tours and gift shop.
HOLE IN THE MOUNTAIN
Take HWY 93 south for 6.4 miles, turn right at Clover Valley, continue for 8.5 miles until you reach the Weeks access road by the cemetery. You can drive about 3 miles and then hike the rest of the way.
METROPOLIS GHOST TOWN
15.2 miles from Wells, NV. Turn left on 8th Street, continue for 12.7 miles, take the first left after you cross over the cattle grate, drive 2.5 miles.
OLD TOWN WELLS (destroyed by 2007 6.0 Earthquake)
Lake & 7th Street, Wells, NV. The historical main street was constructed in 1876 & 1920 and served as the center for business and recreation. Jack Dempsey, the famous boxer, worked as a bouncer for one of the local saloons. The Coryell house is the oldest standing structure in Wells. It was built in 1879, and can be seen at the corner of Lake Ave. & 9th Street. Some of the houses in Wells were constructed of railroad ties, and examples of these can be found on 8th & 9th Streets.
From 6 Street turn South (toward I-80) on Lake Avenue