FAQ and Visitor Information
Cell phone coverage around Area 51 and the NTTR
Preparations and tips before you come to Area 51
Tips for Travel in the Area
Map and driving directions from Las Vegas
Lodging, Restaurants, Services and Tourist Info
Flying Drones around Area 51
Groom Range Flight
- Useful information on flying in the restricted airspace surrounding Area 51
News and Current Events
Camping around Rachel
Official Rachel, NV web site
Watching Area 51
- Map, directions and GPS coordinates for Tikaboo Peak, the closest view spot to Area 51 on public land
The Black Mailbox
- By far the most popular place to watch the night skies over Area 51
The Powerlines Overlook
- Interceptors Scale Reveille Peak, Nevada (September 6, 1999) by Steve Hauser
Other View Spots
- Missions of the Groom Lake Interceptors
Area 51 FAQ
What is Area 51 ?
Is Area 51 closed ?
Is it really called Area 51 ?
What other names are used for Area 51 ?
What are the Janet flights ?
How can I get a Job at Area 51?
Where is Area 51 ?
How large is Area 51 / the NTTR ?
How far is it to Area 51 from Las Vegas / Reno ?
How do I get to Area 51 ?
Is there cell phone coverage around Area 51 ?
Where is Groom Lake Road ?
How far can you travel on Groom Lake Road ?
How do I know where the border is ?
What happens if I cross the Area 51 border ?
What are the "Cammo Dudes" ?
How close can I get to the Base ?
What is the closest view point where you can see the Base ?
What are the best spots to watch the sky at night ?
What are the best days for watching ?
Are there UFOs at Area 51?
But, what about Bob Lazar?
What is Bob Lazars "S-4"?
What's up with the Black Mailbox, and why isn't it black ?
How do I get from the Black Mailbox to the Border ?
Is there an Area 52 ?
What is the TTR (Tonopah Test Range) ?
Dreamland Resort FAQ
How to use the Dreamland Resort web site
How to submit a Trip Report
Scanner and Military Aviation Glossary
- Acronyms and military aviation terms used in this web site
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