Sportsmans Beach campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Walker Lake, Mineral county, NV

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 31 Developed sites plus undeveloped sites

Facilities: Picnic tables, shade structures, vault toilets, grills, fire rings.

Sportsmans’ beach is one of three campgrounds located on the west side of Walker Lake. Access is directly off of Highway 95 approximately 55 miles south of Fallon, Nevada. Fees are $6.00 for developed sites and $4.00 for non developed sites. The lake offers a variety of recreational opportunities including swimming, picnicing, boating, fishing, bird watching, water skiing, and camping. Supplies can be purchased at the city of Hawthorne, fifteen miles south of Walker Lake.

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Not what it used to be.

Walker Lake historically has been a well known trout fishery and bird watching location. Due to agricultural use of water from the Walker River and the draught, the water level has dropped drastically and the salinity of the lake is very high. Though adult fish still survive in the lake, the salinity level has caused the offspring to not be viable. Without the small fish for food, the birds no longer visit the lake.

The campsites are basic with a shade structure, table, and fire pit. The vault toilets were clean and did not smell. Winds can be very strong ...
Apr 29, 2009

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