Mill Creek Recreation Area

Quick Facts

Mill Creek Recreation Area

Nevada

(775) 635-4000

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Things To Do

Overview

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

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Activities

  • 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.

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Directions

Driving

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

Primary

(775) 635-4000

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