Angel Creek (Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, NV)

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest Headquarters

Angel Creek Campground is located on the grassy foothills of the East Humboldt Mountain Range, just eight miles southwest of Wells, Nev. It sits at an elevation of 6,200 feet. Visitors enjoy making the short drive to Angel Lake for canoeing and fishing.

The campground provides vault toilets and drinking water. Each campsite contains a picnic table and combination campfire ring with grill. Most sites have tent pads. Firewood is available for purchase from the host.

Trash collection is available during peak season.

The tent only group camping area can accommodate up to 30 people and six tents. There is parking for six vehicles. The site contains picnic tables, a group fire ring and family grill. The site is handicap accessible. If not reserved, the site can be used on a first-come, first-served basis for group camping or day use picnics. 

Campground is open on a first come first serve basis after peak season, without trash collection and drinking water. Please bring what you need, and pack it in, pack it out. Off season campground use is weather dependent. Please call the local district office for current status.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The campground is situated among mature aspens, which offer partial shade and beautiful fall color. Wildflowers dot the area during the summer months.


Beautiful Angel Lake is just four miles from the campground, offering great canoeing and fishing for rainbow and brook trout.

Smith Lake Trail begins at the entrance to Angel Lake Campground, with a designated day use parking area for the trail before entering the campground.

A variety of wildlife, including bighorn sheep, mountain goats, deer and birds of prey, make its home around the lake, creating good viewing opportunities for visitors to the area.

Contact Information



Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 775-752-3357

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

Take Interstate 80 to the West Wells exit. Turn south on Angel Lake Road (State Route 231) and travel 8 miles to Angel Creek. Turn left and follow the road for one mile to the campground.

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