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East Creek Campground Near Ely, Nevada

East Creek Campground near Ely, Nevada

East Creek Campground near Ely, Nevada is located off of Duck Creek Road in White Pine County. It is a perfect camping location if you are looking for a quick and easy camping trip. The Duck Creek Range is home to an abundance of camping and hiking options and is the preferred location of many White Pine County Residents. East Creek is the closest and lowest  elevation formal campground on Duck Creek Road. One of the major advantages to this campground is that it is accessible earlier in the season because of its lower elevation.

The campsite itself is nestled in the Schell Creek Range surrounded by Alder, Pinyon Pine, and Juniper Forest. East Creek Campground near Ely, Nevada has a perineal creek flowing through the middle of the seven campsites. There are also vaulted toilets available. One bathroom is located at the entrance of the campground near campsites 1-3 and one bathroom is located toward the top of the campground near campsites 4-7. If you follow the un-maintained road up above the campground you might even find an underground mine and turn of the century homestead. Although, the mine and homestead may be difficult to find because of the relatively recent road closures for motorized vehicles.

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Campsite #1 is the best for a small single family camping adventure. It has a bridge that goes over East Creek that separates the campsite from the road. It is also nestled up against the mountain offering awesome wind blockage on typical Nevada windy days.

Campsite #7 is ideal for large gatherings. This location offers plenty of space for several tents. It also offers plenty of space to park.

AMENITIES

  • Small perennial creek
  • Vaulted Toilets
  • Picnic Tables
  • Well maintained road
  • Shade Trees
  • Seven sites (no reservations required)
  • Cost- $4.00 per night
  • No water faucets

HOW DO I GET THERE!?

  • Drive north of McGill 5 Miles on Highway 93 and look for these signs on the right-hand side.

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  • Turn Right on Duck Creek Road.
  • Stay straight for approximately 3.5 miles. Turn left at this sign:

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  • Drive approximately 0.5 miles on this road and then turn right when you see this sign:

East Creek Campground near Ely, Nevada

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Drive another 3 miles and arrive at East Creek Campground near Ely, Nevada.

East Creek Campground near Ely, Nevada

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