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.

Arrow Canyon Wilderness, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions The peaks of the Wilderness can be accessed from US Highway 93. Park off the highway and walk in, or drive one of two 4WD roads in about a mile further. There are no trailheads. Arrow Canyon may be accessed by driving state Highway 168 east from Interstate 15 approximately 11 miles. Look for a ranch sign titled “Arrow Canyon Ranch.” Drive under the sign and keep right on the gravel road avoiding the house (a private residence – please respect their privacy) to a fenced in municipal well. If you have 4WD you may continue approximately 1.5 miles to the wilderness boundary where you will find a vehicle barricade and parking area. If you don’t have 4WD, park at the well. Phone 702-515-5000 Activities HIKING, WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike?

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions Travel 15 miles south on State Route 373 from Amargosa Junction to Spring Meadow Road, then turn east 5 miles to refuge headquarters. Phone 775-372-5435 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge is located in southern Nevada 90 miles northwest of Las Vegas. Encompassing over 23,000 acres of spring-fed wetlands, Ash Meadows is a desert wetland ecosystem providing habitat for at least 25 species found nowhere else in the world. Thirteen species are endangered or threatened and most depend on the isolated springs and wetlands found here. This concentration of native species is considered to be the greatest of any local area

Baker Archaeological Viewing Site, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions From Ely, head south and east 60 miles on US 6-50 to State 487 then south 4 miles and then turn left onto a side road and travel about 1/4 mile. From Baker the cutoff is one-half mile north of the Great Basin Visitor Center. Phone (775) 289-1800 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas The Baker Archaeological Site, also known as Baker Village, contains the remains of a Fremont Indian village occupied from approximately 1220 to 1295 AD. The Fremont lived in this well planned community of several small pit houses and granaries, surrounding a main big house, and practiced a form of agriculture. The site was excavated by

Black Rock Desert Wilderness, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Black Rock Desert Wilderness Black Rock Desert Wilderness Map The Black Rock Desert Wilderness is a large desert playa and the remains of prehistoric Lake Lahontan. At 314,835 acres, the area is one of the largest protected desert playas in the United States. Vistas go on for miles and mirages sneak up from all sides of the desert floor. The vastnes and overwhelming feeling of isolation in this wilderness

Black Rock-High Rock Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions From Reno, take Interstate 80 east to Wadsworth. Travel north for 75 miles on State Highway 447 to Gerlach. Phone 775-623-1500 Activities AUTO TOURING, CLIMBING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Spectacular scenic opportunities abound in one of the largest and flattest alkaline playas in the United States. The Playa is a now-dry remnant of ancient Lake Lahontan; it is 44 miles long (oriented north-south), and averages 7 miles in width. Opportunities for solitude are considerable. A variety of interesting geologic features dominate the landscape. The near-pristine Applegate-Lassen section of the California National Historic Trail traverses the Playa. For more information,

East Fork High Rock Canyon Wilderness, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions The Wilderness is located in western Humboldt and northern Washoe Counties. All access routes to the Wilderness require high clearance four wheel drive. The main access to the wilderness is along the jeep trail located in High Rock Canyon which is seasonally closed from January 31-May15 to protect nesting raptors and important bighorn lambing grounds. Phone 775-623-1500 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas The East Fork High Rock Canyon Wilderness (52,618 acres) consists of a large area of broad volcanic uplands dissected by the deeply cut drainages of High Rock and the East Fork of High Rock Canyons (also known as Pole Canyon). The

Ely Elk Viewing Area, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Occasionally elk can be observed feeding during the fall and spring seasons, both along the paved highway south of Ely and at the viewing area pull-out. Other watchable wildlife species in the area include golden eagles, ravens, black-tailed jackrabbits and least chipmunks.

Fallon National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions Fallon Refuge is 15 miles north of Fallon on Indian Lakes Road. To visit the refuge, it is best to stop at the Stillwater Refuge headquarters at 1020 New River Parkway, Suite 305 (located off of Harrigan Road on the east side of the City of Fallon) to obtain a map and directions. Roads in the Fallon Refuge area are not marked and can become confusing. Phone 775-423-5128 Activities INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Fallon National Wildlife Refuge Fallon National Wildlife Refuge was established in 1931 as a refuge and breeding ground for birds and wild animals. It is located in the Lahontan Valley of western Nevada, at the terminus

Garnet Hill, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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 parking area. Phone 775-289-1800 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Garnet Hill is the only designated rock hounding area in the Ely District, an internationally known site for gem collectors looking for garnets. Here you may find the ruby red semi-precious gems in the rocky volcanic outcrops. Garnets can be found either through careful rock breaking or searching the surface and drainages for the

Great Basin National Park, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions From the East or West: From U.S. Highway 6 & 50, turn south on Nevada State Highway 487 and travel 5 miles to Baker, NV. In Baker turn west on Highway 488 and travel 5 miles to the park. From the South (Utah): Travel north on Utah State Highway 21 through Milford, UT and Garrison, UT, Highway 487. Turn west on Highway 488 in Baker and travel 5 miles to the park. From the South (Nevada): Travel north on U.S. Highway 93. No public transportation is available to, or in, Great Basin National Park. Phone (775) 234-7331 Activities AUTO TOURING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Grey Cliffs Campground Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas

Grimes Point/Hidden Cave Archaeological Site, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions From Fallon, head east on US Highway 50 approximately 12 miles until you see the archaeological site sign on the left (north side). Phone 702-885-6000 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Student Conservation Crew Works at Grimes Point Archaeological Area Grimes Point is an archaeological site which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. During the Pleistocene Epoch, this area and most of northwestern Nevada, was covered by ancient Lake Lahontan. Over the last 10,000 years, the level of ancient Lake Lahontan fluctuated widely, at times drying up completely. When above water, the Grimes Point area would have been marshland with a wide

Guadalupe Back Country Byway, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions Navigating the Byway: The byway begins 12 miles north of Carlsbad at the junction of US-285 and NM-137 near Brantley Dam State Park. To drive the byway, follow NM-137 southwest for 30 miles until you reach Sitting Bull Falls. Phone 575-887-6512 Activities AUTO TOURING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Guadalupe Back Country Byway Map Guadalupe Back Country Byway The Guadalupe Back Country Byway follows NM-137 for 30 miles through the Chihuahuan Desert, the Guadalupe Escarpment, and Lincoln National Forest. A varied landscape thrives here; from limestone outcroppings to thick pine forest stands to underground caves. Recreation abounds within these public lands. Go hiking, backpacking, mountain biking or horseback riding along one of many trails. Interact with animals

Hickison Petroglyph, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas A great place to take a walk, let the kids run, have a picnic, spend a few days camping, and look at ancient petroglyphs. Hickison offers long vistas, shade, and an opportunity to think about early Native Americans hunting, drawing on rock, and living in this area. The cultural resources at this site are protected by federal law against damage, defacement, removal, etc., and visitors should take care to help protect these sites. The native rock should not be carved, painted or otherwise modified in any way.

Hoover Dam, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Hoover Dam Hoover Dam on the Colorado River, is a feature of the Boulder Canyon Project. Located on the Arizona-Nevada state line, at 726 feet it is the highest concrete dam in the United States, a National Historic Landmark, and one of America’s Seven Modern Civil Engineering Wonders. The Bureau of Reclamation started conducting guided tours through Hoover Dam and Powerplant in 1937. More than 1,000,000 visitors a year take the

Jumbo Grade, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Both motorized and non-motorized use near Washoe Lake in Reno. Large OHV Staging area with off-loading ramps. One vault toilet. No garbage services or water.

Lake Mead National, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions By car you can drive to one of the park’s many entrances. The four main entrances to Lake Mead are the north entrance near the town of Overton, Lake Mead Boulevard entrance, Lake Mead Parkway entrance and Boulder Harbor entrance. For the southern sections of the park, near Lake Mohave, there is the Willow Beach entrance, Katherine Landing entrance and Cottonwood Cove entrance station. Phone (702) 293-8990 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PADDLING, SWIMMING, DIVING, SNORKELING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Lake Mead National Recreation Area Official Website Lake Mead National Recreation Area Map Swim, boat, hike, cycle, camp and fish at America™s first

Marietta Wild Burro Range, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions It will take just over one hour to drive the 55 miles from Hawthorne, Nevada to the turn-off to Marietta. Travel south from Hawthorne on Interstate Highway 95. Turn southwest onto State Route 360 towards Benton California. Then turn west onto the maintained dirt county road to Marietta. You can also reach the Marietta Wild Burro Range by traveling north on Highway 95 from Tonopah. Take Highway 6 west to the 360 turn-off. Continue north to the Marietta turn-off. Phone 775 885 6109 Activities AUTO TOURING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Located in Mineral County, Nevada, Marietta is the Nation’s first formally recognized Wild Burro Range. The 68,000-acre range is managed

Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions From Las Vegas, drive north on Interstate 15 to the Moapa/Glendale exit (#90). Go straight (northwest) on Highway 168 for 7.4 miles to Warm Springs Road. Turn left (southwest) on Warm Springs Road and drive for 1.4 more miles. The refuge is on your left, when you see the chain link fence on both sides of the road. From St. George, Utah or Mesquite, Nevada, drive south on Interstate 15 to the Glendale/Moapa exit (#91). Turn left (southwest) onto E. Glendale Blvd. Merge/turn right (northwest) onto Highway 168 for 7.4 miles to Warm Springs Road. Turn left (southwest) on Warm Springs Road and drive for 1.4 more miles. The refuge is on your left. Phone 702-879-6110 Activities HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking

North Wildhorse, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas 8/29/2018 – – This campground is currently closed due to wildfire damage. https://www.blm.gov/press-release/blm-elko-district-wildhorse-campground-closed-due-fire-damage Wildhorse Reservoir is an important northeastern Nevada year-round fishery, which also offers excellent ice fishing in the winter (December through early March). Summers are mild and boating, shore fishing, water skiing and wind surfing are popular activities. There are 18 campsites, tables, fire rings, grills, tree or shade ramadas, three group sites, vault toilets, hand pump water, no hook-ups, maximum trailer length is 24ft.

Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas The Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, approximately 90 miles north of Las Vegas in Lincoln County, Nevada, is located in the Pacific Flyway, and encompasses 5,380 acres. The name, Pahranagat, comes from the Pauite Indian word meaning valley of shining waters. Established to provide habitat for migratory birds, especially waterfowl, the refuge is a unit of the Desert National Wildlife Refuge Complex. More than 230 different species of birds use refuge habitats. The abundance and diversity of birds is highest during spring and fall migrations when

Pine Forest, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas The Pine Forest Range, in northern Nevada’s arid Great Basin, is a rare and exceptional area of abundant streams and clear, cold subalpine lakes. Nestled in a cirque and fed by snowmelt and springs, these lakes are not only visually stunning but also possess an excellent trout fishery. The lakes are surrounded by a rare remnant population

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is located 17 miles west of the Las Vegas Strip on Charleston Boulevard/State Route 159. It’s approx. 30 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. If you are using a GPS unit, please type in Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center, or 3205 State Highway 159, Las Vegas, NV 89161. Public transportation does not extend to Red Rock Canyon. Tour buses and commercial tours may be available from your hotel. Phone (702) 515-5350 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Red Rock Canyon Campground Red Spring Picnic Area Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area *****LATE EXIT PERMIT***** The 13-Mile

Rhyolite Historic Area, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions 4 miles west of Beatty on NV 374. Phone 775-482-7800 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic 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 buildings in the West. Day use only. Historic ruins at this former gold-mining boomtown include the most photographed ghost town building in the West, the Cook Bank Building, and Nevada’s best preserved “bottle house,” constructed entirely of glass bottles. Death Valley National Park visitors frequently tour Rhyolite because it is along one of the major roads to the park.

Rye Patch Reservoir, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas FDR Home & Museum IndividualOfficial Web Site Rye Patch Reservoir Website Rye Patch Dam and Reservoir are on the Humboldt River about 26 miles upstream from Lovelock, Nevada. The Dam, constructed in 1935-36 and enlarged in 1976, is 78 feet high with a crest length of 1,074 feet. The dam is a major feature of the Humboldt Project. Surface area of approximately 12,000 acres at full reservoir storage. Fishing season is year-round. Warm-water fishery with game species including white bass, walleye, white crappie, largemouth bass, bluegill, brown bullhead, and channel catfish.

Sand Mountain, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas The 4,795 acre Sand Mountain Recreation Area is a designated OHV fee site located in the high desert of west central Nevada twenty-five miles south east of Fallon on U.S. 50 in Churchill County. Created by the migration and deposition of windblown sand as it is stopped by the rising Stillwater Mountains bordering to the north, east and west, the most dominant feature of the dune system is Sand Mountain which is approximately 3.5 miles long, 1 mile wide and

Sloan Canyon NCA, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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. Turn right onto Democracy Drive. Follow a short distance until you get to Nawghaw Poa Road, the first paved road to your left. Turn left onto Nawghaw Poa Road. Trailhead and visitor contact station is at the end of this road. Phone 775-515-5350 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area™s 48,438 acres provide peace and solitude for those who visit

South Fork Canyon, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas South Fork Canyon Recreation Area Located northwest of South Fork Recreation Area, South Fork Canyon offers access to the South Fork River. Float the river in tubes, kayaks or canoes. Along the river you will have the opportunity to see part of the California National Historic Trail (Hastings Cutoff), wildlife, deep limestone canyon walls,

South Jackson Mountains Wilderness, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions The Wilderness is located in western Humboldt County. The best access to the Wilderness is located along the maintained Jackson Creek Road on the western boundary and the Trout Creek Road along the eastern boundary. Phone 775-623-1500 Activities CLIMBING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas The South Jackson Mountains Wilderness (54,536 acres) is a special place, from the looming presence of King Lear Peak’s granite rock formations, to the juniper woodlands and rugged canyons of cottonwoods that block out the outside world and significantly enhance the opportunity for solitude. The west-facing side of the South Jackson provides many interesting and rugged canyons on the hike

Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions From Fallon, Nevada, follow U.S. Highway 50 east approximately 5 miles. Turn left onto Stillwater Road and follow the “Watchable Wildlife” signs to the refuge entrance (approximately 15 miles). Visitors are encouraged to stop at the refuge Field Office at 1020 New River Parkway, Suite 305 (located off of Harrigan Road on the east side of the City of Fallon) to obtain a map and additional information prior to visiting the refuge. Phone 775-423-5128 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge The Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge Complex consists of Stillwater Refuge, Fallon Refuge, and Anaho Island Refuge in western Nevada. Together, these refuges encompass approximately 163,000 acres

Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions Because Tule Springs is a new park, there is no visitor center, facilities or parking areas. Right now to access the park, people can park on nearby public roads in the cities of Las Vegas and North Las Vegas, and they can enter the monument on foot. Federal regulations prohibit off-roading in the park. Vehicles are only permitted on approved roads and only when the vehicles are properly licensed for street use. Phone (702) 293-8853 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Official Website Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument Map Mammoths, lions and camels once roamed along wetlands just north of what is now known as Las Vegas, Nevada. Their history is

Walker Lake, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas The 30,000-acre, 12 mile long by 5 mile wide lake has a shoreline that varies from steep and rocky on the west side to sandy beaches on its east side. Walker Lake and the Sportsman’s Beach Recreation Site is located in Mineral County, Nevada. This lake is a rare perennial lake of the Great Basin and is important for a variety of resident and migratory wildlife species. Approximately 38,000 acres in size, Walker Lake is the most prominent geographical feature in the region and

Water Canyon, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Rising almost 2,000 feet above the town of Winnemucca, secluded Water Canyon is one of the premier recreation areas in Northern Nevada and offers a rugged, picturesque setting along the canyon’s upper reaches and a lush riparian area of cottonwood and aspen trees along the stream at the canyon bottom. Managed by the BLM-Winnemucca Field Office, this area offers sites for overnight camping, picnics, hiking, biking and even

Wilson Canyon, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic 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. Day use and camping.

Wilson Reservoir Recreation Management Area, Nevada Camping & Hiking

Directions Located 83 miles northwest of Elko. Follow NV 225 north for approximately 27 miles. At the end of the pavement, take the left fork and continue for approximately 6 miles. Turn left (west) onto a well maintained dirt road and follow for 3.5 miles. Take a right (north) at the fork and continue for 6.5 miles. Phone 775-753-0200 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Facebook Twitter Rolling sagebrush surrounds this scenic area that lies near the base of the majestic Bull Run Mountains. The reservoir is a popular year-round fishery for rainbow and German brown trout. Large mouth bass fishing is usually

Zunino/Jiggs Reservoir, Nevada Camping & Hiking

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 SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Nevada Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Nevada Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Nevada Recreation Areas Immediately east of the splendid Ruby Mountains, along the Hastings Cutoff of the California National Historic Trail, this reservoir remains accessible during winter months due to its close proximity to paved state Hwy. 228. However, the resvoir is dry during drought years. The area is a popular access point for the Humboldt National Forest and the Ruby Lakes National Wildlife