North Wildhorse Recreation Area

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North Wildhorse Recreation Area

Nevada

(775) 758-6493

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Overview

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 24 feet. Scenic drives, mountain biking and snowmobiling opportunities nearby. Reservations are not needed at the park.

Map of North Wildhorse Rec. Area

Latitude, Longitude: 41.659832, -115.787659

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Activities

  • Boating

    Please note that there is a boating fee. Both motorized and non-motorized boats are allowed at this park. There is also a boat ramp located at this park.

  • Bicycling

    Please call the main phone number for more information.

  • Auto/Motorcycle

    Please call the main phone number for more information.

  • Camping

    Please note there is a camping fee. The campground is developed and available to persons with disabilities. In addition there are restrooms and showers that are available to the disabled as well. A dump station is nearby.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is allowed for rainbow and German brown trout, kokanee salmon and largemouth bass. Discounts are available for NV residents.

  • Hiking

    Please call the main phone number for more information.

  • Horseback Riding

    Please call the main phone number for more information.

  • Winter Sports

    Please call the main phone number for more information.

Seasonality/Weather

Directions

Driving

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

Phone Numbers

Primary

(775) 758-6493

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