Timber Creek Campground

There are 11 campsites, including five group sites and six RV sites. These sites also have picnic tables, campfire rings, and BBQ pedestals. At this campground, recreation activities include river/stream fishing, backpack/day hiking, horseback riding, off-highway vehicle riding, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: End of May - September, as weather and conditions allow
Reservations: Yes, reservations are required for group sites at www.recreation.gov or by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 606-515-6777 or TDD 877-833-6777). 
Fees: Per Day: $10 single site; Group A: $60 per night (up to 100 people); Group D: $45 per night (up to 50 people); Group B, C, & E: $35 per night (up to 25 people)
Usage: Heavy
  • Dogs must be on a leash in campground. 
  • Stock only allowed in corral area.
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 US 93 north and drive 5 miles north past the town of McGill. Turn on State Route 486 and continue 8 miles on this paved road. Turn left on Forest road 425 at the Timber Creek sign. Drive up this dirt road another 3 miles to the campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Mountain Biking

Campground Camping

Group Camping

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking


Horse Riding

OHV Road Riding

OHV Trail Riding

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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