Located in the scenic Lamoille Canyon just outside of Elko, Thomas Canyon Campground serves up a nice slice of high elevation paradise! This area is considered a majestic island in the desert where you can hike through the Ruby Mountains, explore the fall color in groves of aspens, dive into sparkling lakes and streams, explore wildflower-filled meadows, climb jagged peaks, and pitch your tent below the dizzying sky. Elko or bust baby!
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
41 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at Thomas Canyon Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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Sue K.
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February 20th, 2018

Thomas Canyon Campground is a great developed area, with paved roads and pull-ins and lots of shade. Lamoille Creek runs right through the middle of camp. The hiking trail right out of camp heads quickly up to a very nice waterfall and, at trail's end in two miles, a lovely high alpine bowl. Another five miles upcanyon takes you to the Lamoille Lake/Ruby Crest Trail trailhead (Lamoille Lake is pictured on the main listing page) as well as to the Island Lake trailhead.

Hipcamper Jules E.
doesn't recommend this listing.
December 30th, 2017
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(775) 331-6444
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40.65° N, 115.404° W
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