Toquima Cave Campground

 

Campground Type
Forest Service / BLM

Location:
Nevada

Campground Details

Open: Seasonal
Number of Sites: 6

About: The big attraction here is, of course, the caves. The half-mile Cave trail begins in the campground, with a series of stone steps leading to the rock shelter site. The red, yellow, black and white images (pictographs) here were painted by ancient Shoshones. Projectile points found at this cave date to about 600-1300 CE. On nearby BLM land is Spencers Hot Springs. The water is 192 degrees, and there is a developed tub and a below-ground pool.

Fees: na

Usage: Light

Water: None

Restrooms: Vault Toilet

Directions: To access the campground from Austin:
1. Follow US 50 east of the State Road 376 junction.
2. Turn right and continue south for about 0.1 mile, look for a Nevada State shaped sign.
3. Turn onto this road and continue east for approximately 12 miles to the campground.

To access the campground from Tonopah:
1. Follow US 6 east from Tonopah to the State Road 376 junction.
2. Turn left and continue north for approximately 100 miles to the Nevada State shaped sign, about 0.1 mile south of the US 50 and State Road 376 junction.
3. Turn right onto this road and continue approximately 12 miles to the campground.

To access the campground from Ely:
1. Follow US 50 west to the State Road 376 junction, and turn left.
2. Continue south for approximately 0.1 mile to the Nevada State shaped sign.
3. Turn left onto this road and continue for approximately 12 miles to the campground
 

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