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Bird Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Bird Creek is located in Duck Creek Basin approximately 25 miles from Ely. Updates coming soon. For information call (775) 289-3031.

Generally open from the end of May thru September (pending snow and accessibility)

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Restrooms available. Non-reservation sites may be available. Check with USFS Ely Ranger District Office at 775-289-3031.
Reservations: Can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 or on-line at http://www.recreation.gov/. Reservation sites: C, F, G & H.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $8.00/night for single sites (A, B, D and E). $35/group size of 25, $45/group size of 50, $55/group size of 100.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Ely, Lund, McGill
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Accessible vault toilet.


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.


Parking is widely available.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information



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