Located high on the slopes of the Schell Creek Range in the middle of an alder, pinyon and juniper forest East Creek offers a wide range of recreation opportunities to the forest visitor. East Creek, a perennial stream, runs directly through the picnic area and many birds make it their home during the spring and summer seasons.
Generally open from the end of May thru September (pending snow and accessibility)
RESTROOMS are open.
At a Glance
Bathrooms available. This campground has seven first come first serve sites. Most sites have picnic tables, and fire ring with grate. No potable water available, and garbage cans are located conveniently at most sites.
Reservations not available. It has seven first come, first served sites.
From Ely, Nevada, take highway 93 north to the town of McGill. From McGill, keep going north on Highway 93, 5 miles to Duck Creek Basin turnoff. Proceed east on Duck Creek Basin road and turn left at sign for East Creek Recreation area road 564.
This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70758&topTabIndex=CampingSpot