AUDIO TOURING GUIDE
Listen to old west cowboy and “story-teller,” John Tyson, guide you along a tour of Nevada Silver Trails. These colorful and descriptive narratives provide an intimate overview of all the things to see in NST. Consider this a “local’s insider info” page, and sit back and enjoy the journey.
You can also download each of these podcasts, and download them into your smart device, and listen to them as you travel Nevada Silver Trails.
Listen to the stories below for colorful and descriptive narrations about NST places of interest, or download onto your smart device!
Introduction to traveling Nevada Silver Trails.
Beginning of the end of The Mojave Desert, the Spring Mountains, Death Valley, and traveling the Old Spanish Trail.
The Amargosa River, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Yucca Mountain, and Nellis Air Force Base.
Geology and environment, the Shoshone Tribe, Furnace Creek, Stovepipe Wells, sites of interest, and special events.
Amargosa River, the Shoshone and Paiute tribes, ranching and railroad history in Beatty, and mining history in Rhyolite.
Out of the Mojave Desert and into the Great Basin, the town of Goldfield and nearby ghost towns Gemfield, Goldpoint, Lyta, the town of Dyer, and Boundary Peak.
Life on the edge of the Great Basin, Tonopah and its colorful mining history, Central Nevada Museum, stargazing and the darkest skies, and nearby places of interest.
BIG SMOKEY VALLEY:
Round Mountain gold, Arc Dome Wilderness, Mount Jefferson, Hadley, ghost towns of Manhattan and Belmont.
Hawthorne Army Depot, Hawthorne Ordnance Museum, the ghost town of Aurora, The Northern Paiute Tribe, Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Historic Park, Mineral County Museum.
Loons and Walker Lake, the Walker River and Lahontan Cutthroat Trout.
THE NUMU (NORTHERN PAIUTE TRIBE):
The town of Schurz, Northern Paiute history, and the annual Pinenut Festival.
Fort Churchill State Historic Park, the Pyramid Lake Paiute War, Buckland Station, Mason Valley Wildlife Center, Lahontan State Recreation Area.
Great Basin Highway, Pahranagat Valley, Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, Ash Springs, and the Hiko tuff,
The Extraterrestrial Highway, Little A’Le’Inn, Area 51, Tempiute Mine, and Old Tempiute Mine.
Union Pacific railroad history, the mission-style Caliente Train Depot, Beaver Dam State Park, Rainbow Canyon, Kershaw-Ryan State Park, and Elgin Schoolhouse State Park.
Mormon settlement and farming community, Southern Paiute Tribe, mining support to nearby Pioche, Pioneer Day, Cathedral Gorge State Park.
One of the wildest old west mining towns, colorful gunfights, Million Dollar Courthouse, Spring Valley recreation, hunting and fishing.