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Big Bend

3 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Very popular with hunters during the hunting seasons. The mining town site of Gold Creek, within the Island Mountain Mining District, is 5 miles south of Big Bend on county road 745. Very little remains of the town as most of it was moved or torn down in the 1920s. A plaque at the town site…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Picnic Table
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 35 ft.

Reviews

3 Reviews of Big Bend

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Mar. 31, 2021

BIG BEND WAS AWESOME

I went there with my family and it was great. The only thing was if you do not go as far in you are bound to see more people.

Month of VisitJune
Hayley H.
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2020

Great spot

Campground was pretty clean and easily accessible. Close-ish to Wild Horse for fishing or boating. Nice views on the drive in. Nice and shady spots! Will come back for sure.

John H.
Reviewed Sep. 17, 2019

Peaceful

Big bend campground is a nice little oasis in the high desert. It was hunting season and the road was busy, campers all over in the campground (they were very friendly and quiet) and hunters camped in the area but it was still peaceful. Very scenic camp sites and cooler than the surrounding area.…

Location

Big Bend is located in Nevada

Directions

Travel approximately 67 miles north of Elko on State Route 225. Turn right onto County Road 745 (Meadow Creek Road). Follow County Road 745 (Meadow Creek Road) approximately 16 miles. Turn right into campground.

Coordinates

41.76600043 N
115.7000004 W

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About This Campground

Very popular with hunters during the hunting seasons. The mining town site of Gold Creek, within the Island Mountain Mining District, is 5 miles south of Big Bend on county road 745. Very little remains of the town as most of it was moved or torn down in the 1920s. A plaque at the town site contains additional information. In an aspen grove surrounded by wide open country, 15 miles northeast of Wildhorse Reservoir.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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