East Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

East Creek Campground is located high on the slopes of the Schell Creek Range in the middle of an alder, pinyon and juniper forest. East Creek, a perennial stream, runs directly through the picnic area and many birds make it their home during the spring and summer seasons. There are seven campsites, including one tent only camping sites and six RV sites. These sites also have picnic tables and campfire rings. At this campground, recreation activities include mountain biking, backpack/day hiking, and off-highway vehicle riding.
S are open.

At a Glance

Operational Hours:

CLOSED - Under Construction (End of May - mid-October, as weather and conditions allow)

Reservations: No
Fees $4 per day
Usage: Medium
  • Dogs must be on a leash. 
  • No stock allowed in campground.
Closest Towns: Ely, Nevada
Water: Not Available
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 East Creek Recreation area road 564.

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