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North Wildhorse Recreation Area


Wildhorse Reservoir is an important northeastern Nevada year-round fishery, which also offers excellent ice fishing in the winter (December through early March). Summers are mild, and boating, shore fishing, water skiing and wind surfing are popular activities. There are 18 campsites , tables, fire rings, grills, tree or shade ramadas, three group sites, vault toilets, hand pump water, no hook-ups, maximum trailer length is 24ft. Camping - $6.00 per vehicle/night, day use - $2.00 per vehicle. Scenic drives, mountain biking and snowmobiling opportunities nearby.


From Elko, (Interstate 80, Exit 301), travel north 70 miles on State Highway 225.





Elko District Office 3900 E. Idaho Street Elko, NV 89801


Auto Touring Biking Boating Camping Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Winter Sports


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