Mill Creek Recreation Area

Quick Facts

Mill Creek Recreation Area


(775) 635-4000

Map Directions

Things To Do


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. Facilities include 11 tent-only sites, 3 RV sites and a picnic area for day trippers. Fishing in Mill Creek for German brown, rainbow and brook trout. Half-mile interpretive trail is accessible. The park is open year round. Fees and reservations are not necessary to access this park. Visitors can enjoy camping in a developed campground, fishing, hiking, backpacking and picnicking. Restrooms, RV-sites, and historical/cultural site are also available for the public's enjoyment. The exhibits at the park are also accessible to people with disabilities.

Map of Mill Creek Rec. Area

Latitude, Longitude: 40.628025, -116.957960



  • Camping

    There are 11 tent-only sites and 3 RV sites available for campers at the park. Also, the campground is developed.

  • Fishing

    Fishing in Mill Creek for German brown, rainbow and brook trout is popular with park visitors.

  • Hiking

    Hiking trails are available for use.

  • Historic Sites

    The park boasts a half-mile interpretive trail for visitors to enjoy.

  • Picnicking

    A picnic area for day trippers is also available at this park.




The Mill Creek Recreation Area turnoff is located 20 miles south of Battle Mountain, Nevada on State Route (SR) 305 and is signed. From the turn-off you will travel four miles on a maintained gravel road to the recreation site entrance.

Phone Numbers


(775) 635-4000