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Walker River SRA - Park Rules

  • Campsite Check-in starts: 2 p.m. / Check-out by: 11 a.m.
  • No motorized vehicles on the Nature Trail or other trails marked for pedestrian, equestrian, bicycles, or other specific uses. 
  • All motor vehicles shall only operate and park on existing roads and areas intended for parking.
  • OHV must remain on and use existing designated, established, and maintained roads. Must adhere to all motor vehicle laws while in operation within the Park. Recreational OHV operation must occur outside the park boundaries.Walker River State Recreation Area does not have a designated recreational OHV area or “OHV play park”, but will allow OHV as a mode of transportation on existing roads established, designed, and maintained intended to support motor vehicles.
  • Camping is allowed in established and designated campsites only. Special permission may be granted to camp in other specified locations (such as a Day Use area or other location) with approval from Park Supervisor or Park Management, through special use permit application process or specific granted requests.
  • No equestrian or motor vehicle operation on Eagle’s Roost trails. These trails are designed for pedestrian and bicycle traffic only.
  • Rafter 7 and Flying M are not yet open for public access, unless use and access is granted by special request and approved by Park Supervisor or Management.
  • Flying M airport and other dirt air strips are not open for general use. Aircraft may land and take off in emergency situations or by expressed permission from Park Supervisor or Park Management for a purpose to benefit the park.
  • Hunting at Walker River State Recreation Area is subject to the regulations established in the Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) and the Nevada Administrative Code (NAC), Chapters 407 and 503. For tag holders: park units within zone 203 are ARCHERY hunting only, units within zones 202 and 204 are ARCHERY and SHOTGUN only. All established hunting zones are open for upland and waterfowl hunting during open seasons. Hunters are responsible for knowing all hunting rules, regulations, and zone boundaries prior to engaging in hunting activities and park management recommends that all hunters verify the accuracy with a park ranger. For any specialty hunts and/or hunts not specified, please contact park management at 775.463.1609. Per NAC 407.105 Target shooting is prohibited in all areas of the park.
  • No fires except in designated Park provided fire-rings, BBQ pits, or special permission granted by Park Supervisor or Park Management.  All fires must be enclosed in a metal enclosure and determined suitable and safe by Park Supervisor or Park Management.
  • Firewood collection and chainsaw use is only allowed with a valid wood permit issued by Park Supervisor.
  • The use of drones or any remote controlled aircraft is not allowed. Visit B4UFLY for more info.
  • View Chapter 407 of the Nevada Administrative Code for Nevada State Parks Regulations.
  • View Chapter 503 of the Nevada Administrative Code for Nevada Hunting, Fishing, and Trapping Regulations