Cherry Creek Campground


Located at the foot of the Quinn Canyon Wilderness. It is a rustic and mostly undeveloped campground in the middle of a pinyon-juniper forest.

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

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations not availalble
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets
Fees No fee
Closest Towns: Ely, Nevada
Water: No
Restroom: Pit toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


This area is located is located 3 hours southwest of Ely:

  1. Take US highway 6, 23 miles south of Ely.
  2. Turn onto State highway 318 and drive south 41 miles to Sunnyside (Wayne E. Kirsch Wildlife Preserve).
  3. Turn onto an improved gravel and dirt road and drive 45 miles west. Look for Cherry Creek signs along the way.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Tent camping 4 sites
Camping trailer up to 20 feet