Best Camping near Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest

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Best Camping Sites Near Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, CA (12)

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    White River

    2 Reviews
    1 Photo
    7 Saves
    Lund, Nevada
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Picnic Table
    • Toilets
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    Ward Mountain Campground

    6 Reviews
    16 Photos
    55 Saves
    Ruth, Nevada

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    Ward Mountain Recreation Area and Campground sits in the shadow of its namesake, just 10 miles southwest from the city of Ely, in eastern Nevada. It sits at an elevation of 7,400 feet. Many trails are available for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.

    There are 33 campsites, including nine back-in and three pull-thru RV sites. These sites also have picnic tables, campfire rings, and BBQ pedestals. At this campground, recreation activities include mountain/roading biking, backpack/day hiking, off-highway vehicle riding, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing.

    Recreation

    Ward Mountain and the surrounding area offers miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Many of the trails offer scenic views of the surrounding high desert terrain.

    Facilities

    This campground offers single-family campsites and three large group sites that can accommodate up to 100 or more people. Multiple access points for trails are found throughout the campground with the main trailhead located at the eastern most side.

    All campsites are equipped with picnic tables, campfire rings and grills. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided, but there is no electricity. A campground host is on-site.

    Natural Features

    Ward Mountain is the highest point in the Egan Range, topping out near 10,800 feet. The campground is well below the summit, but sits high above the desert floor below. A forest of pinyon pine and juniper trees covers the area, offering partial shade and privacy between campsites.

    Nearby Attractions

    Comins Lake is about 13 miles from the campground offering boating and fishing for trout and bass. Cave Lake State Park is less than 20 miles away, with opportunities for boating and fishing for rainbow and brown trout.

    Ward Charcoal Ovens State Park is 26 miles away, with interesting historic stone ovens and an interpretive trail. The Northern Nevada Railway in Ely has a museum and offers train rides. Stop by the Chamber of Commerce for more information on local events and sites.

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    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $8 - $50 / night

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      Camper-submitted photo from Ward Mtn. Campground (murray Summit)
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      Camper-submitted photo from Ward Mtn. Campground (murray Summit)

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      Ward Mtn. Campground (murray Summit)

      1 Review
      6 Photos
      24 Saves
      Ruth, Nevada

      Overview

      Ward Mountain Recreation Area and Campground sits in the shadow of its namesake, just 10 miles southwest from the city of Ely, in eastern Nevada. It sits at an elevation of 7,400 feet. Many trails are available for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.

      Recreation

      Ward Mountain and the surrounding area offers miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Many of the trails offer scenic views of the surrounding high desert terrain.

      Facilities

      Ward Mountain and the surrounding area offers miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Many of the trails offer scenic views of the surrounding high desert terrain.

      Natural Features

      Ward Mountain is the highest point in the Egan Range, topping out near 10,800 feet. The campground is well below the summit, but sits high above the desert floor below. A forest of pinyon pine and juniper trees covers the area, offering partial shade and privacy between campsites.

      Nearby Attractions

      Comins Lake is about 13 miles from the campground offering boating and fishing for trout and bass. Cave Lake State Park is less than 20 miles away, with opportunities for boating and fishing for rainbow and brown trout. Ward Charcoal Ovens State Park is 26 miles away, with interesting historic stone ovens and an interpretive trail. The Northern Nevada Railway in Ely has a museum and offers train rides. Stop by the Chamber of Commerce for more information on local events and sites.

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Phone Service
      • RVs
      • Tents
      • Group

      $12 - $75 / night

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        Tonkin Spring

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        8 Saves
        Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, California

        Tonkin Spring is located northwest of the Roberts Mountains, at the mouth or Red Canyon, in Eureka County, Nevada. This recreation site is isolated and undeveloped with no facilities, so please plan your outing accordingly.

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        Frequently Asked Questions

        What camping is available near Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest?

        According to TheDyrt.com, Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest offers a wide range of camping options, with 12 campgrounds and RV parks near Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest and 3 free dispersed camping spots.

        Which is the most popular campground near Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest?

        According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest is Silver Sky Lodge RV Park with a 4-star rating from 3 reviews.

        Where can I find free dispersed camping near Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest?

        According to TheDyrt.com, there are 3 free dispersed camping spots near Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest.

        What parks are near Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest?

        According to TheDyrt.com, there are 4 parks near Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest that allow camping, notably Great Basin National Park and Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Headquarters.