Description

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
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Thomas Canyon Campground.

Cave
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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The vibe at Thomas Canyon Campground

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Hipcamper Sue
Sue K.
didn't provide a recommendation.
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
Park
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
State
California
Country
United States
Phone Number
(775) 331-6444
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
40.65° N, 115.404° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 40 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 1 Site
(Up to 8 people per site)

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