Humboldt River Field Office is temporarily closing Water Canyon Campground Road

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. — The Humboldt River Field Office is temporarily closing Water Canyon Campground Road due to treacherous driving conditions. The closure will go into effect January 11, 2022.

Multiple cars have slid off the road due to icy driving conditions.  All campers currently at the site, have relocated to other areas and the Humboldt River Field Office Management is also suggesting that other recreational traffic stay out of the canyon until it reopens.

The road will be monitored daily and reopen when the road conditions improve. For more information, please call 775-623-1567. Staff will send out a notification as soon as the road reopens.


The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land located primarily in 12 western states, including Alaska, on behalf of the American people. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. Our mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of America’s public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.

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Organization

Bureau of Land Management

Office

Humboldt Field Office

Contacts

Name:
Heather O'Hanlon
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