Home | Getting Started | Gift Center | Gear Store | Topo Maps | My Wildernet | Newsletter Signup
STATE:
ACTIVITY:
SEARCH:

Camping: Nevada

Quick Facts

Mill Creek Campground

Elevation: 5,200 Feet (1620.9 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days
Number of Sites: 14 Campsites
Reservation Status: Not Accepted First come first served


Outfitters and Guides



Satellite and Topo Map




General Description

Sitting at an elevation of 5,200 feet Mill Creek was the site of a 1930's Civilian Conservation Corps work camp. Historic pillars of stone are still visible at the campground entrance. The popular campground is open year round, offering tall cottonwood trees in a canyon setting and is a pleasant spot to picnic, watch wildlife, and fish for rainbow and brook trout. Bird watching is a popular year-round pastime at Mill Creek. Some of the species you might see during your visit include the great horned owl, belted kingfisher, various species of hawks, woodpeckers, sparrows, wrens, swallows, pinyon jays, and the all time favorite, hummingbirds.

Facilities: 11 tent sites, picnic tables, fire rings, and accessible vault-type restrooms. Three recreational vehicle sites are also available.

Please note: Electric hook-ups, dump stations, and potable water are not available. The closest telephone is located along SR 305 about 19 miles south of the Mill Creek turn-off or in Battle Mountain. Campfires are allowed in the rings provided. It is a good idea to bring your own firewood. Discharge of firearms and fireworks within the recreation area are prohibited.

Directions from Battle Mountain: Take State Route 305 for 20 miles south until the sign for turn-off to the recreation area. From the turn-off you will travel four miles on a maintained gravel road to the recreation site entrance.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Year-round .



Fee Information
Type Price Remarks
Camping Call for Current Fee



Current Conditions & Trip Reports

Add your own trip Report! Newly re-released feature. One of the most popular features on Wildernet, trip reports allow you to share your experiences with others. This is an invaluable resource for determining what to expect on your outdoor adventure, so please participate! To prevent spamming, you must be a registered user of Wildernet in order to submit a trip report

No trip reports filed to date. Please be the first one to do so!



Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping Mill Creek Campground
Yes
ICON Fishing
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking
Yes
ICON Bird Identification
Yes
ICON Picnicking
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery
Yes
ICON Viewing Wildlife
Yes



More Information

Visitor Information:

Nevada Commission on Tourism, 401 N. Carson Street , Carson City, NV, 89701

Advertisement





About Wildernet |  Email to a Friend  |  Disclaimer |  Privacy |  Contact Us  | Comments & Suggestions
Advertisers & Sponsors |  Owners & Operators |  Tourism Promotors
©1995-2019 Interactive Outdoors Inc. All rights reserved.