Nevada Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Nevada? View Nevada parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

Black Rock Desert Wilderness, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The Wilderness is located in western Humboldt County. The best access to the Wilderness is located along the BLM and County roads that form the eastern and northern boundaries of the Wilderness. Phone 775-623-1500 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS Campground Reservations Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails

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Ely Elk Viewing Area, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Ely, drive south on U.S. Highway 6/50/93. Elk can be seen on either side of the highway, starting about 6 miles from the town. Elk viewing signs along the highway designate the best viewing areas. Phone (775)289-1800 Activities WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nevada Hiking

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Garnet Hill, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Ely, travel west on U.S. Highway 50. Drive ј mile north of the Ruth turnoff, and turn right onto the graded access road. The access road is suitable for use by sedans and other passenger vehicles, though it is winding and somewhat steep. Travel 3.1 miles to the

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Hickison Petroglyph, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions The recreation area is located along U.S. Highway 50, 24 miles east of Austin Nevada Phone 775-635-4000 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING Campground Reservations Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas A great place to take a walk, let the

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Hoover Dam, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Hoover Dam is located 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Nevada on U.S. Highway 93 on the Nevada-Arizona border. Phone 702-494-2521 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Campground Reservations Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nevada Hiking

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Jumbo Grade, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From U.S. 395, take Eastlake Blvd (old 395), then turn east on Jumbo Grade Way to large dirt parking area. Phone 775-885-6000 Activities OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE Campground Reservations Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Both motorized and non-motorized use near Washoe Lake

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North Wildhorse, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Elko, travel north 70 miles on State Highway 225. The campground is located on the north side of the road. Phone 775-753-0200 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WINTER SPORTS Campground Reservations Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation

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Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions North on U.S. Highway 93 from Interstate 15 – 70 miles. Follow signs to refuge headquarters. Phone 775-725-3417 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas The Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, approximately 90

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Pine Forest, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Winnemucca, drive 30 miles north on US Highway 95, and then 50 miles west on State Highway 140. Turn left on Alta Creek Rd. The Blue Lake trailhead and the reservoirs are about 15 miles form Highway 140. Phone 775-623-1500 Activities CLIMBING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING,

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Rhyolite Historic Area, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions 4 miles west of Beatty on NV 374. Phone 775-482-7800 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, PICNICKING Campground Reservations Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas This historic ghost town is known for its Cook Bank Building which is one of the most photographed

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Rye Patch Reservoir, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions North on I-80 from Lovelock or south on I-80 from Winnemucca. Phone 702-538-7321 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS Campground Reservations Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas | FDR Home & Museum IndividualOfficial Web Site | Rye Patch Reservoir Website

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Sand Mountain, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions 25 miles south east of Fallon, Nevada on U.S. 50 on the north side of the highway. Phone 775-885-6000 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES Campground Reservations Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas The 4,795

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Sloan Canyon NCA, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From St. Rose Parkway, turn south on Executive Airport Drive. Continue straight as Executive Airport Drive turns into Via Inspirada and curves sharply changing into Bicentennial Pkwy. Turn right onto Via Firenze. Turn left onto Savella Ave. Turn right back onto Via Firenze. Paved road ends at Democracy Drive.

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South Fork Canyon, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Drive southeast on State Road 227 towards Spring Creek (7 miles). Turn south on State Road 228. Drive approximately 5 miles until the South Fork turnoff to the west. Head northwest of the dam to access South Fork Canyon. Phone 775-753-0200 Activities BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING,

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Walker Lake, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Fallon, take US Highway 95 south for 75 miles. Walker Lake is located along the highway. Phone 775.885.6000 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Campground Reservations Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas The 30,000-acre, 12 mile long by

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Water Canyon, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Winnemucca Boulevard in Winnemucca, turn south onto Hanson Street, which turns into Water Canyon Road after 2 miles. Continue 2 miles on Water Canyon Road into the recreation area. Phone 775-623-1500 Activities BIKING, CLIMBING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE Campground Reservations Nevada Campgrounds Hiking

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Wilson Canyon, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions Located between Yerington and US-395 of NV-208. Phone 775-885-6000 Activities AUTO TOURING, CAMPING, FISHING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, DAY USE AREA Campground Reservations Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Motorized and non-motorized area along the West Walker River. Vault toilet on site.

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Zunino/Jiggs Reservoir, Nevada Recreation Area Info & Images

Directions From Elko, drive south on NV 227 toward Spring Creek for approximately 7 miles. Turn right and drive south on NV 228 for 24 miles. Three entrance locations to recreation area and reservoir are located on the right side of road. Phone (775)753-0200 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WINTER

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