Bird Creek Campground

There are nine campsites, including two double sites and one group site. These sites also have picnic tables, campfire rings, and BBQ pedestals. At this campground, recreation activities include river/stream fishing, mountain biking, day hiking, and off-highway vehicle riding.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: End of May - mid-October, as weather and conditions allow.  
Reservations: Yes, reservations required for group sites at or by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 606-515-6777 or TDD 877-833-6777). 
Fees: Per Day:  $10 single site; $15 double site; $20 double site (up to 16 people); $45 multi-family site (up to 32 people)
Usage: Medium
  • Dogs must be on a leash in campground. 
  • No stock allowed in campground.
Closest Towns: Ely, Nevada
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault (2) - Open year round, but only maintained during prime season.
Operated By: Ely Ranger District

General Information


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 Bird Creek Recreation area.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

Campground Camping

Group Camping

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking

OHV Road Riding

OHV Trail Riding

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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