Big Bend Campground


Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM


Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 19

About: 6900-foot elevation. 17 sites in an aspen grove. Very popular with hunters during the hunting seasons. The mining town site of Gold Creek, within the Island Mountain Mining District, is 5 miles south of Big Bend on county road 745. Very little remains of the town as most of it was moved or torn down in the 1920s. A plaque at the town site contains additional information. In an aspen grove surrounded by wide open country, 15 miles northeast of Wildhorse Reservoir. * No electricity or drinking water * Gas and grocery store in Owyhee Tents and trailers/RVs up to 25 feet

Fees: $8/Night for single unit (2011)

Usage: Light

Water: None

Restrooms: Pit Toilet

Directions: Between Elko and Mountain City, 16 miles northwest of State Highway 225, on County Road 745.

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