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Recreation information is being updated. For the most up-to-date information please contact the individual Ranger District you are interested in:

Austin Office: 775-964-2671

Tonopah Office: 775-482-6286

Bridgeport Office: 760-932-7070

Carson City Office: 775-482-2766

Ely Office: 775-269-3031

Elko Office: 775-738-5171

Wells Office: 775-752-3357

Winnemucca Office: 775-623-5025 ex. 4

Las Vegas Office: 702-872-5486


Truly a Land of Many Uses, the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest offers a variety of recreational activities to the outdoor enthusiast. The Forest offers every visitor the chance to enjoy nature and be outdoors. Before you venture out, find out more information about your favorite activity and where to enjoy recreating on the Forest using the find activity link on the right.

Bears and Food Storage Information

Motor Vehicle Use Maps

The MVUM is a black and white map without topographic features. It is not a stand alone map and is best used in conjunction with a Forest Visitor Map or other topographic map. The MVUM is free to the public at each local Ranger District office and at the Humboldt-Toiyabe Supervisor's Office. The MVUM is available on this website and sections of it may be printed from your home computer.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Recreation Conditions Report

 Area Name Status Area Conditions
Angel Creek Campground   
Angel Creek Picnic Site Open to Visitor
Angel Lake Campground   
Angel Lake Picnic Site   
Big Bend Campground    $8 per night during open season.
Bird Creek Campground Closed to Visitor Restrooms available. Non-reservation sites may be available. Check with USFS Ely Ranger District Office at 775-289-3031.
Bob Scott Campground    Open until the snow closes the campground. No water or toilets available.
Bootleg Campground   
Buckeye Campground   
Camp Draw Trailhead    Restrooms open from June-November 15.
Chris Flat Campground   
Columbine Campground   
Crags Campground   
Crystal Springs Campground   
Desert Creek Campground   
East Creek Campground    Bathrooms available. This campground has seven first come first serve sites. Most sites have picnic tables, and fire ring with grate. No potable water available, and garbage cans are located conveniently at most sites.
Green Creek Campground   
Green Creek Group Campground   
Honeymoon Flat Campground   
Hope Valley Campground   
Jack Creek Campground    No fee campground.
Kingston Campground   
Kit Carson Campground   
Leavitt Meadows Campground   
Lower Bluster Campground   
Lower Twin Lake Campground   
Lye Creek Campground    Open June - October
Markleeville Campground   
Mt. Rose Campground   
Obsidian Campground   
Paha Campground   
Pavlak Campground   
Peavine Creek Campground   
Pine Creek Campground    Access is dependent upon weather and road conditions.
Pine Creek Campground   
Powerhouse Group Picnic Site Open to Visitor
Powerhouse Picnic Site Open to Visitor
Robinson Creek South/North Campground   
San Juan Campground   
Sawmill Campground   
Silver Creek Campground   
Sonora Bridge Campground   
Sonora Bridge Meadow Picnic Site Open to Visitor
South Ruby Campground   
Terraces Campground-Picnic Area   
Thomas Canyon Campground   
Timber Creek Campground Closed to Visitor
Timber Creek Group Picnic Site   
Toquima Cave Campground Open to Visitor
Trumbull Lake Campground   
Upper Bluster Campground   
Ward Mountain Campground   
Ward Mountain Day Use Area Open to Visitor
Ward Mountain Group Picnic Site Open to Visitor
Wildhorse Crossing Campground    $5 per night during open season.