Traveling in Nevada

STILLWATER NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE/STILLWATER WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT AREA

This National Wildlife Refuge and adjacent state Wildlife Management Area in west-central Nevada are noted for their abundant and diverse waterfowl. It’s a relatively flat region which includes a large number of lakes and reservoirs, along with extensive marshlands and some desert vegetation.

Activities: There are no formal trails, although some foot-travel is possible. Extensive fishing is available. Seasonal hunting is allowed in the Wildlife Management Area but not in the National Wildlife Refuge.

Camping Regulations: Camping is permitted in the state Wildlife Management Area as well as in a portion of the National Wildlife Refuge. No permits are required.

For Further Information: Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge, P.O. Box 1236, Fallon, NV 89406; (702)423-5128.

NEVADA CAMPING RESOURCES

USEFUL GUIDEBOOKS

The Hiker’s Guide to NevadaGrubbs, Bruce. Helena, MT: Falcon Press.

Hiking the Great BasinHart, John. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1981.

The Sierra Club Guide to the Natural Areas of New Mexico, Arizona, and NevadaPerry, John and Jane. San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1985.

INFORMATION ABOUT CAMPGROUNDS IN STATE

PARKS

Nevada Division of State Parks, Capitol Complex, Carson City, NV 89710; (702)687-4370.

STATE HIGHWAY MAP AND TRAVEL INFORMATION

Nevada Commission on Tourism, Capitol Complex, Carson City, NV 89710; (800)237-0774.

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