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Big Creek Campground

Forest Road 43012, Toiyabe National Forest, Austin, Nevada 89310 USA

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Surrounded by water birch, cottonwood, and Russian olive trees at the mouth of a canyon along a creek. Stream runs through the campground. 5 units and 1 group.  Big Creek Campground is located about one mile west of Austin. Take US 50 West. Approximately one mile from Austin, take the Big Creek Campground turnoff. Continue south for 12 miles on Forest Service Road 002.

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June 17, 2016
Rated 4.0

A true little green oasis in the Great Basin, sheltered from the wind, and beautiful views up the canyon towards the snowy mountain tops. Be prepared for a long slow drive though. The 12 mile approach from the US-50 is only paved for the first 2 miles, but it is doable with a regular car, just take your time. Not suitable for RV's over 25 feet. Camping is free.

Despite the name the creek is small and hard to fish, due to the lush vegitation surrounding it.

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June 06, 2016

Google Says this campground is closed permanently.

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Big Creek Campground

Forest Road 43012, Toiyabe National Forest
Austin, Nevada
89310 USA

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