Spring Valley State Park

Pioche, NV

Where are we going?

Spring Valley State Park
HC 74
NV 89043

775 962-5102

What is there to do?

Adventure, the great outdoors, wildlife, history. It's all ready and waiting for you at Spring Valley State Park!

The landscape is the first thing you will notice. The volcanic tuff and sediment give this popular Nevada state park a stunning light-gray, pink and white backdrop.

Yes, get those cameras out, you will be taking a LOT of photos!

Spring Valley State Park is a great destination for families who love getting out on the water and boating, or perhaps getting IN the water and making a splash!

For those families who want to extend their trip, why not enjoy the camping they have available? There's nothing quite like going to sleep to the twinkling lights in the sky above!

Any keen fishermen and women in the family? Great! The 59 acre Eagle Valley Reservoir offers a great opportunity for you to catch rainbow, tiger and German brown trout. The reservoir also attractions a host of amazing birds, including mallards, herons, avocets and if you are lucky, the trumpeter swam!

If it's the hiking boots you prefer, you can just take your time as you explore the canyons and valleys, surrounded by soaring eagles, hawks and songbirds. 

And the history? Well, Spring Valley State Park also give you the opportunity to tour historic ranches that were built all the way back in the late 1800s. Pretty cool, huh?

Spring Valley State Park is open all year, although snow may make winter access difficult.

How much does it cost?

Adults: $5 vehicle fee


When can we go?

Always open

Open year round, 365 days a year


Any top tips?

Horsethief Gulch Campground, the main campground, is located just west of Eagle Valley Reservoir. It has 37 campsites, each with table, grill and shade ramada, as well as three restrooms, two with showers. Water is also available. Ranch Campground is located two miles north of the main campground. This facility has seven campsites with tables and grills. Water and primitive restrooms are available. The camping limit is seven days in a 30-day period.

I’m Hungry!

Why not take a picnic! The day use picnic area is located next to the boat launch at the reservoir. It includes eight picnic sites, each with table and grill, a restroom and a fish cleaning station.

Healthy Eating

Make sure you take water, you will need to stay hydrated!

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