If your up for a bit more of a drive than head to the northest corner and check us out. The are plenty of hiking and photo ops to keep you busy for a long time.
The Ruby Mountains are like a trip into The Rockies, and if your feeling really adventurous, a trip in the old town of Jarbidge is well worth the rough 4 hour ride. The road is do-able (is that a word?) in a car but a four wheel drive would be prefered.
When i went i came in from the Idaho side and it was pretty rough. When i left i took the southern route and that was decent. but still had a few rough places. Im sure it just depends on what time of year you use it and how well they're mantaining it. I believe the southern route is the one most frequently used