Friday, June 19, 2020

Mill Creek Recreation Area

  Tiny Mill Creek runs through a valley and creates a green corridor of large cottonwood trees. Unfortunately, a fire in 2017 destroyed many of the trees, leaving the westernmost section of the campground a little barren. The eastern section has good-sized trees that have been damaged but still provide beauty and shade.  The sites are roomy and have trash cans, tables, grills, and fire pits.

   The ground is hard-packed so rolling is fairly easy. The tables have extended tops. The vault toilets were closed due to coronavirus when we visited so I don’t know if they’re accessible.

   We moved out of the valley and camped along the rim for a few days to get better internet reception. This is a checkerboard of BLM and private land so make sure that you’re camped on public land. Campground  40.35655, -116.99492


  1. I think we're going to head out tomorrow or Tuesday, although I wish the heat wasn't going to be a factor. Heading north, but to stay out of intense heat, I suppose we'll have to go up, too! Wish us luck! :-)