National Parks / Natural World
South Fork State Recreation Area Spring Creek
Where is it at?
South Fork State Recreation Area
353 Lower South Fork Unit 8
Tel: (775) 744-4346
Located 16 miles south of Elko on State Route 228, the park is open year-round, but access may be hampered by extreme cold and snow during the winter months.
Where are we going today?
South Fork Reservoir covers 1,650 acres and is surrounded by 2,200 acres of wildlife-filled meadow lands and rolling hills. It is popular for hunting, camping, boating, picnicking, winter sports and wildlife viewing. The park is best known for its trophy-class trout and bass fishery. Facilities include a boat launch, campground, trailer dump station and picnic area.