Big Creek Campground


Surrounded by water birch, cottonwood, and Russian olive trees at the mouth of a canyon along a creek. Stream runs through the campground. five units and one group.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Campground open May 15 - October 31, weather permitting. 
Reservations: NO Reservations – Individual or Group Sites.  All sites are First Come, First Served
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees Free
Open Season: 05/15 - 11/1
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Trailers are prohibited from crossing the top of Forest Service Road 002.
Closest Towns: Austin, Nevada
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Big Creek Campground is located about 12 miles southwest of Austin.

1. Take US 50 West. Approximately one mile from Austin, take the Big Creek Campground turnoff.

2. Continue south for 11 miles on Forest Service Road 002.

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Group Camping

Accomodates groups of 50 or less

No. of Sites 1
Fees: Free
Reservation info: NO Reservations – Individual or Group Sites.  All sites are First Come, First Served

Campground Camping

Sites can accomodate RVs up to 35 feet

Reservation Info Not reservable
Fire Information
No. of Sites 5
No. of Accessible sites None


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Camping trailer up to 35 feet
Picnic tables
Tent camping
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