Angel Lake Campground


Elevation 8,500 feet. 26 camping sites, including 1 double site, and 11 day use picnic sites in subalpine dwarf aspen forest area. The campground is next to Angel Lake, and flanked by glacial cirques. Non motorized boating (canoeing) in Angel Lake, and fishing for rainbow, brook, and tiger trout. The Smith Lake Trailhead accesses the northern part of the East Humboldt Wilderness from campground, and another trailhead from just southeast of the campground heads south, to Winchell Lake. Wilderness trails are for hiking or horseback riding only. Wildlife includes bighorn sheep, mountain goats, mule deer, and pronghorn antelope. Route is Angel Lake Road State Scenic Byway.

At a Glance

Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
Fees $16/Night for single unit and $32/Night for double unit $5/Night for extra vehicle. $5 for day use.
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Wells, Nevada
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: 12 miles southwest of Wells on NV 231.

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