Ward Mountain Campground


There are 33 campsites, including nine back-in and three pull-thru RV sites. These sites also have picnic tables, campfire rings, and BBQ pedestals. At this campground, recreation activities include mountain/road biking, backpack/day hiking, off-highway vehicle riding, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. 

 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: End of May - mid-October, as weather and conditions allow
Reservations: Yes, reservations are required for most campsites at www.recreation.gov. or by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 606-515-6777 or TDD 877-833-6777).  Sites 1, 2, 7, 9, 12, 15, 19, 20, 21, and 26 require no reservation and are first come first served.
Fees: Per Day: $12 single site
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions:
  • Dogs must be on a leash in campground. 
  • Stock not allowed in campground.
Closest Towns: Ely, Nevada
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault (8) - Open year round, but only maintained during prime season.
Operated By: Ely Ranger District

General Information

Directions:

From Ely, Nevada, take Highway 6 south towards Tonopah, 10 miles to Murray summit. Turn left just before the summit at the Forest Service sign for Ward Mountain Recreation Area and Campground.


General Notes:

Other amenities: volleyball court, horse shoe pit, historic amphitheater, underground BBQ roasting facility. All group sites have a large shade canopy and  concrete area. 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Mountain Biking

Road Cycling

Campground Camping

Day Hiking

Backpacking

OHV Road Riding

OHV Trail Riding

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
39.2092

  Longitude : 
-114.9712