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Motorcycle Roads Las Vegas to Searchlight to Nipton8   in Nevada Nevada89 Miles

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By nikkilv
on June 12, 2012

0.0out of 5

2 Riders rated


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Las Vegas 95 South towards Laughlin. Searchlight is a small town between Las Vegas & Laughlin. Gas up in Searchlight as last gas station for approx 50 miles. From Seachlight I-95, turn right on NIPTON ROAD (across from the McDonalds). Can also follow sign that states NIPTON. Can get bit cold in the winter months on this road but nice relaxing ride. Nipton is an old town with small convenience store. Great photo opportunities. Stay on Nipton Road and will run into I-15. Nipton Road ends at CA/NV stateline on I-15 where your route ends.

From there you can get on on I-15 and go to CA & Death Valley (southwest on I-15) or head back up (north-northeast) to Las Vegas.


The route starts you out in Las Vegas, the beautiful deserts surrounding Lake Mead as well as takes you through the cooled down CA desert with beautiful cactus and Joshua trees.

Road Quality

US 95 is a great 4 lane open highway. Nipton road is 2 lane highway but in good condition.

Roadside Amenities

Searchlight has options including Searchlight Casino with great food and drink specials. GET GAS LAST STOP for 50-60 miles

Nipton only has small convenience store for snack and drinks. NO GAS

Additional Info

Great option for larger runs or individual rides.

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By RoadGlide11
on February 4, 2013 2 out of 2 members found this review useful.

3.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2011

Motorcycle Make HD

Motorcycle Type Touring

OK, if weather isn't too hot. Bring refreshments and add another 40-50 miles to get back home via the I-15 if you don't want to double back.

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By Guest
on July 16, 2013 1 out of 1 members found this review useful.

4.0out of 5

Motorcycle Year 2000

Motorcycle Make Honda VFR800

Motorcycle Type Sport-Touring

After you leave Searchlight and turn west towards I-15, past Nipton the road begins a series of roller-coaster drops. It's interesting at 60mph, and... "exciting" at higher speeds.
Just a heads-up.

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