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Wilson Reservoir Campground

Elevation: 5,300 Feet (1652.1 Meters)
Length of Stay: 14 Days Within a 45 day period
Number of Sites: 15 Campsites
Reservation Status: Not Accepted First come first served basis

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General Description

Sitting at the high elevation of 5,300 feet Wilson Reservoir campground is located a southwest from Bridgeport. Rolling sagebrush surrounds this scenic area that lies near the base of the majestic Bull Run Mountains. The reservoir is a popular year-round fishery for rainbow and German brown trout. Large mouth bass fishing is usually good during the summer months. Ice fishing is very popular, although vehicle access is poor and the road is not maintained during winter months. The west shore has 15 campsites.

Directions from Elko: Travel north on State Highway 225 until the junction with State Highway 226. Turn northwest onto State Highway 226 and continue until signs for the campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Late April through Mid-October .

Fee Information
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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Boating Access is given to Wilson reservoir for small boats only.
ICON Camping
ICON Fishing Wilson Reservoir
ICON Canoeing Access is given to Wilson reservoir
ICON Kayaking Access is given to Wilson reservoir
ICON Wind Surfing Access is given to Wilson reservoir.

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Visitor Information:

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


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