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Toquima Cave Campground, Nevada
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Description: Elevation 7,800 feet. 5 sites, including 1 RV-only site(25 foot maximum length). Also is used as a group site for 20-50 people. The big attraction here is, of course, the caves. The half-mile hike Cave trail begins in the campground, with a series of stone steps leading to the rock shelter site. The red, yellow, black and white images (pictographs) here were painted by ancient Shoshones. Projectile points found at this cave date to about 600-1300 CE.

On nearby BLM land is Spencers Hot Springs. The water is 192 degrees, and there is a developed tub and a below-ground pool.


Location: From Austin, take US 50 east for about 40 miles to NV 376. Go south for 0.1 mile, turn right at the Nevada-shaped sign, the turn right again and go about 12 miles.   Latitude: 39.1877   Longitude: -116.7905

Address: Tonopah Ranger District
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
1400 South Erie Main St. PO Box 3940
Tonopah, NV  89049
Phone: 775-482-6286

Season: mid-May - October 31

Fee: for groups

Reservations: NO
Activities
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 Camping    Wildlife Viewing
 Caving  Off Highway Vehicles  Winter Sports
 Climbing    

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 Interpretive Programs  Drinking Water  Dump Station
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 Campgnd, Developed  Showers  Marina
 Rental Cabins

Notes: Groups can make reservations by calling the Tonopah Ranger District.
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