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The Extraterrestrial Highway
Nevada 375 from Warm Springs to Ash Springs, Nevada

The Extraterrestrial Highway runs through some of the emptiest landscapes in the lower 48, from Warm Springs to Ash Springs (neither of which qualifies as a town).

The name comes from the unusual number of UFO sightings reported in this area, perhaps related to the huge military bases hidden behind the ranges. These include the nuclear test facility and top-secret Groom Air Force Base - also known as Area 51. The highway's name was bestowed in hopes of attracting a little tourism traffic, though the only travel-oriented business is the campy Little A'le'Inn bar and cafe at Rachel.


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The Little A'le'Inn at Rachel, midway on the Extraterrestrial Highway

The Little A'le'Inn at Rachel, midway on the Extraterrestrial Highway

The Little A'le'Inn at Rachel, midway on the Extraterrestrial Highway

, Nevada

Date photographed: July 9, 2007

Enjoying a cold beer at the Little A'le'Inn

Enjoying a cold beer at the Little A'le'Inn

Enjoying a cold beer at the Little A'le'Inn

, Nevada

Date photographed: July 9, 2007

The Extraterrestrial Highway, Nevada 375, between Warm Springs and Ash Springs

The Extraterrestrial Highway, Nevada 375, between Warm Springs and Ash Springs

The Extraterrestrial Highway, Nevada 375, between Warm Springs and Ash Springs

, Nevada

Date photographed: July 9, 2007

South end of the

South end of the "Extraterrestrial Highway" at Silver Spring, near Alamo

South end of the "Extraterrestrial Highway" at Silver Spring, near Alamo

, Nevada

Date photographed: May 26, 2004

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