Big Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Surrounded by water birch, cottonwood, and Russian olive trees at the mouth of a canyon along a creek. Stream runs through the campground. 5 units and 1 group.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Water will be off during the winter months, but the campground will stay open.
Operational Hours: Open until the snow falls.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
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 one mile west of Austin.

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

2. Continue south for 12 miles on Forest Service Road 002.

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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

Group Camping

Accomodates groups of 50 or less

No. of Sites 1
Fees: $25
Reservation required?: Y
Reservation info: Call the Austin Ranger District at 775-964-2671


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Camping trailer up to 35 feet
Picnic tables
Tent camping
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