South Fork State Recreation Area water system and developed campground closures

SPRING CREEK, Nev. — South Fork State Recreation Area’s water system was shut down for repairs on September 2, 2008.

A 62,000 gallon water storage tank is undergoing repairs. The closure means the park’s developed campground will also be closed until spring 2009.

Camping is still available on the southwest shore area. We regret any inconvenience this may cause to visitors.

Please contact South Fork State Recreation Area at   775-744-4346   for further information.

South Fork Reservoir covers 1,650 acres and is surrounded by 2,200 acres of wildlife-filled meadowlands and rolling hills. It is popular for hunting, camping, boating, picnicking, swimming, ice fishing, winter sports and wildlife viewing. The park is also known for its trophy-class trout and bass fishing. Facilities include boat launches, a campground, RV dump station, restrooms with showers and a picnic area. Located 16 miles south of Elko on State Route 228, the park is open year-round, but access may be hampered by snow during the winter months.

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