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Massacre Ranch Cabin

Massacre Ranch Cabin on a Sunny Cloudless Day

Massacre Ranch - Located along the historic Applegate Trail in northwestern Nevada, Massacre Ranch is a primitive cabin that is open to recreation use on a first come first serve basis. The cabin has a wood stove, lights and electrical outlets (generator required), a table, and an outside fire pit. Water may not be available on site and all water should be treated prior to use. There is a 14 day maximum stay limit.  Massacre Ranch sits at over 6,000 feet above sea level and can be a comfortable location in the heat of the summer.

 

Campground Amenities

.     14 Day Maximum Stay - 1st come 1st serve on cabin

.     Semi-Primitive Camp Sites and Cabin

.     Vault Toilet

.     4 Sites

.     20-24 Ft. Trailers / RVs Possible

.     Approximately 35 Miles to nearest food / gasoline / hospital

.     No Drinking Water Available on Site

.     Wood Stove

.     Propane Stove

.     Bed Frames and picnic table inside cabin

.     Game hanging station

 

Fun Things To Do

Hunting

Hiking

Camping

Wildlife Viewing

Rock Hounding

OHV

Ample Opportunity for Solitude

 

Massacre Ranch Cabin Directions from Cedarville

(Intersection of CA299 and Modoc County Road 1)

Travel East on CA-299 for 11 miles to Vya

Turn Right (East) onto NV-8A-E

Travel East on NV-8A-E approximately 21 miles

Take right after cattle guard and windmill (a designated route post will be on right). 

Continue approximately 3 miles to massacrae Cabin Gate.  Cabin about 300 yards behind gate.


Bureau of Land Management
Surprise Field Office
602 Cressler Street
Cedarville, CA 96104
Phone: (530) 279-6101
Fax: (530) 279-2171
Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., M-F
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