Wildhorse Crossing Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Adjacent to the Owyhee (Oh-WHY-HEE) River, a trout stream lined with willows and native brushes. Fishing for trout in river is available.

Wildhorse Crossing CG is located in the Owyhee Canyon on the Mountain City Highway north of Wildhorse Reservoir (fishing!) and is right along the Owyhee River (fishing!) and lots of good opportunities for OHV recreation and many two track and dirt roads for mountain biking, hiking; has two double restrooms, 19 sites, no water, and is $5 per night. Not reservable.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: $5 per night during open season.
Operational Hours: Closed for the season
Reservations: No reservations available
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $5/Night
Open Season: May 9 - November 15-weather pending
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Owyhee, Nevada
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

  1. Travel 68 miles north of Elko on State Highway 225.
  2. Cross bridge over river.

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Campground Camping

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites22 single site(s), 1 55+ people group site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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Camping trailer up to 35 feet
Picnic tables
Tent camping 20 sites