Wild Horse State Recreation Area


Campground Type
State Park

Mountain City, Nevada

(775) 758-6493

Wild Horse State Recreation Area

Campground Details

Open: Open all year
Number of Sites: 33

Wild Horse State Recreation Area is located on the northeast shore of Wild Horse Reservoir. The 140 acre recreation area is an excellent focal point when visiting Wild Horse. Visitors to the area enjoy camping, picnicking, hunting, fishing and boating. Facilities include campgrounds, a trailer dump station, boat launch and ranger station. The park Wildhorse Reservoir is open year-round, but access may be hampered by extreme cold and snow in winter months. Wild Horse Reservoir commonly boasts the state's lowest winter temperatures. The park is located 67 miles north of Elko on State Route 225.

The campground has 33 sites each with a table, fire pit, and camp pad. There are no hookups but restrooms are available year round. Showers, centrally located water faucets, and a dump station are available during the summer months. Pull through sites will accommodate large RV's. There is a stay limit of 14 days in a 30 day period.

The picnic area has a nice view of the reservoir and offers some extra day use parking. Each site has a picnic table and fire pit.

The boat ramp provides good access to the reservoir. A small day use beach is located next to the boat ramp.

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Very scenic site.

Very little shade but nice restrooms and showers. Open and flat with beautiful views. No serious bugs to worry about in August.
Mar 05, 2011

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