Lye Creek Campground

NV,CA,UT US Forest Service

Lye Creek Campground

Lye Creek Campground is located in the Santa Rosa Mountain Range 60 miles north of Winnemucca, Nevada. The campground is nestled in a grove of aspen trees along Lye Creek.





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Both of these routes from Winnemucca are steep and winding single lanes. There are periodic pull-outs for passing. Drive cautiously.

Main Route:

  1. Take U. S. Highway 95 north out of Winnemucca for 22 miles to the junction with State Route 290, then north on SR290 18 miles to Paradise Valley, 16 miles north of Paradise Valley SR-792, heading toward Hinkey Summit.
  2. The road will change to a gravel road. Continue on the gravel road for two more miles.

Secondary Access:

  1. Take U.S Highway 95 north, turn east on to Canyon Creek Road (Forest Road 084).
  2. The road up Canyon Creek is marked Buckskin Canyon on Highway 95, about midway between Orovada and McDermitt.

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