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NEVADA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
WINDY GAP
HUMBOLT-TOIYABE NATIONAL FOREST
SANTA ROSA MOUNTAIN RANGE
LATITUDE: N 4148.123
LONGITUDE: W 11744.032
(GPS from Hwy.95 and Buckskin Rd.)
Dispersed and Primitive Camping

Buckskin Road
Buckskin Road

Buckskin Road
Buckskin Road

Buckskin Road
Buckskin Road

Buckskin Road
Buckskin Road

Buckskin Road
Buckskin Road

Road#084
Road#084

Road#084
Road#084

Road#084
Road#084

Wild Horses on Road 531
Wild Horses on Road#531

Road#531
Road#531

Road#531
Road#531

Windy Gap
Windy Gap

Windy Gap
Windy Gap

Windy Gap
Windy Gap Elevation 7420'
LATITUDE: N 4145.988
LONGITUDE: W 11732.841
(The sign has been removed)
May 20, 2009

Wild scenery in a volcanic landscape.
Limited dispersed camping, keep your
eyes opened, if nothing else, it is worth
the drive.

Solid Silver
Solid Silver
Dispersed Campsite

Solid Silver
Solid Silver
Dispersed Campsite

Solid Silver
Solid Silver
Firering at Solid Silver Dispersed Camp

SOLID SILVER
LATITUDE: N 4134.494
LONGITUDE: W 11732.688
On the road near Paradise are a couple
named spurs and parking areas. Not
exactly sure of the situation. People
camp in these areas... kind of barren
and exposed. but it is convenient.
We saw several antelope...

MALLINIX
LATITUDE: N 4134.165
LONGITUDE: W 11732.703
(GPS from the gate)
Same area as Solid Silver
Primitive campsite...

ESTABLISHED CAMPGROUNDS:
LYE CREEK CAMPGROUND $10.00
LATITUDE: N 4141.120
LONGITUDE: W 11733.516
Road#087 for 1 1/2 mile

Historic Mining Operations
Structures from old mining operations?
LATITUDE: N 4147.021
LONGITUDE: W 11738.637
GPS from the Parking Area
On the opposite side of Buckskin Road
(Snow on the ground from March 26, 2009)

Old Trucks dumped along Buckskin Road
Old Trucks dumped along Buckskin Road
LATITUDE: N 4147.021
LONGITUDE: W 11738.637
GPS from the Parking Area
Buckskin Road about 4 miles east from Hwy.95

Wild Turkey in Paradise
Wild Turkey in Paradise

There were dozens of wild turkeys, but
didn't want to cooperate for photos...

Antelope
Antelope

Little Yellow Bird
Little Yellow Bird

Creek on Hinkley Summit Road
Creek on Hinkley Summit Road

Flowers on Hinkley Summit Road
Flowers on Hinkley Summit Road

Flowers on Hinkley Summit Road
Flowers on Hinkley Summit Road

PHOTO HERE
Hinkley Summit Arch
LATITUDE: N 4140.135
LONGITUDE: W 11732.741
Natural Arch near Hinkley Summit
It is kind of dangerous to take actual measurements.
Estimated about 30' x 25'

Santa Rosa Mountain Range
Winter conditions towards Windy Gap
Buckskin Road looking towards Windy Gap
March 26, 2009

Santa Rosa Mountain Range
Santa Rosa Mountain Range in the Distance
Winter conditions in the mountain areas
Viewed from the Oregon side of the boarder
Highway 95 / MP 103 looking to the south

DIRECTIONS:
From Winnamucca, NV
Take Hwy.95 North 22 miles
Turn right on Road 290 towards Paradise
Take Hinkley Summit Road

From Orovada, NV
Take Hwy.95 north 16 miles
Buckskin Road to Road#084

From McDermitt and Points North
Take Hwy.95 south 13 1/2 miles past McDermitt
Turn left on Buckskin Road to Road#084

Buckskin Road
Buckskin Road

ROAD CONDITIONS:
Dirt roads that are kind of rough
Narrow mountain grades and curves...
Not maintained in winter months
Buckskin Road has some washes and
can be flooded during storms.
Not recommended for RVs.

MILEAGE CHART:
From Hwy.95 and Road 290

Winnamucca
Hinkley Summit
Lye Creek CG

22 miles
34 miles
38 miles


From Hwy.95 and Buckskin Road

Winnamucca
McDermitt
Windy Gap

8 miles
13 1/2 miles
12 miles

Kings Valley Road
Kings Valley Road
From Hwy.140 towards Orovada

Kings Valley Road
Kings Valley Road
From Hwy.140 towards Orovada

Bilk Creek Road
Bilk Creek Road

Also see: BLACK ROCK DESERT
Also see:
CHIMNEY DAM RESERVOIR
Also see:
LAKE OWYHEE
Also see:
MANN LAKE
Also see:
ONION VALLEY RESERVOIR
Also see:
STEENS MOUNTAIN
Also see:
SUCCOR CREEK

Hot Springs towards Chimney Dam Reservoir
Hot Springs towards Chimney Dam Reservoir

Hot Springs towards Chimney Dam Reservoir
Hot Springs towards Chimney Dam Reservoir

CAMPGROUND INDEX

CAMPING RECIPES

CAMPING CHECKLISTS

TOURIST PHOTOS

Summit Parking Area
Steens Mountain from the Summit Parking Area
(Steens Mountains in Oregon)

Santa Rosa Mountain Range
Santa Rosa Mountain Range
Winter conditions in the mountains
March 25, 2009

Camped here xx
Camped here March 25, 2009
The mountains still covered with snow
It snowed about 2 inches on the valley floor,
but with the sun it melted by late morning.
Camped here May 20, 2009
There were still areas of snow on the road.
Camped here June 18, 2009

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Free campgrounds and camping
NEVADA CAMPGROUND DIRECTORY
HUMBOLT-TOIYABE NATIONAL FOREST
SANTA ROSA MOUNTAIN RANGE
WINDY GAP