Hickison Petroglyph Recreation Area

BLM

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Lincoln Highway
Austin, NV 89310
775-635-4034
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GPS: 39.4493, -116.7514

Last Price Paid: $0
Number of Sites: 16
Elevation: 6585 ft
Max Length: 25 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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7 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
2bars
Verizon Voice Only
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Weboost
3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: ?
“Very cool.”

Reviewed Jul 24, 2018

Overall Rating

Great Boondocking would’ve stayed longer but have somewhere else to be. Each site had a covered picnic table, a firing ring and a barbecue grill. The trail was very interesting and easy for even the beginners. The trail included a self-guided brochure which pointed out many interesting facts. The views were breathtaking. Would def... more

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4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Fulltimexplorer
Louisville, KY
21 Keystone Springdale Summerland Mini
2008 Toyota 4runner
24 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 2

Fulltimexplorer would stay here again

“Nice campground Suprised its Free”

Reviewed Jun 10, 2018

Overall Rating

So yeah this was a perfect stop going across Nevada on the Loneliest Hwy. Nice little hiking trails around petroglyphs and they also have restrooms and trash cans. Perfect BLM spot .

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The Sabbatical
MI
29 Cruiser Aire
2013 Ford F350
7 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: n/a
“Important to heed the length warnings!”

Reviewed May 07, 2018

Overall Rating

There are three spots here where a longer rig can fit. Our truck and fifth wheel are about 44'. We were able to get into a spot, but maneuvering around the trees and the circle around which the sites are located was more challenging. As with other BLM sites, arrival before dark is a must to insure your rig's safety. Primitive toile... more

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1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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fpoole
Seattle, WA
24 Arctic Fox Truck Camper 990
2016 RAM Flatbed HD 5500 Diesel
20 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: ??
“Nice and quiet”

Reviewed Sep 09, 2017

Overall Rating

Was here in APR 2017 Nice little off the road campground with something to do. Dirt road was not bad at all, a little rough at times, but ok. Sites could use a little touch up here and there, paint, weeds, trimming etc. doesn't look like it gets much attention, but still works ok. Sites are a little small but manageable, leveling ... more

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LanceH
OR
2016 GMC Sierra Duramax double cab, long bed / 2014 Airstream Flying Cloud - 30'
21 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: N/A
“Vast Vista's - Good Parking - Washboard Access Road”

Reviewed May 24, 2017

Overall Rating

Plenty of room for our 30' trailer in this BLM campground. It doesn't appear as if the ranger is here often as the trash cans are all full. However, the camp is neat and there are plenty of sites for us to choose from. The hikes to the petroglyph's is pretty short, but worth the time. Cell phone reception for AT&T was 4 bars an... more

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4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

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David Kingham
SD
22 Northwood Nash 17k
2009 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD
28 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 2

David Kingham would stay here again

“When you're in the middle of nowhere Nevada...”

Reviewed May 31, 2015

Overall Rating

This is the place for you! It's a little tight, but got the 25 footer in okay, took a lot of leveling and it was a bit muddy from rain. There was only one other camper here so it was super quiet and relaxing. The BLM obviously never comes out here as there was no TP in the bathroom. The petroglyphs are nothing to write home about, but ... more

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John & BJ
Mesa, AZ
19 Scamp
2017 Ram 1500
120 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

John & BJ would stay here again

“Free Camping plus Petroglyphs”

Reviewed Dec 31, 2014

Overall Rating

Hickison Petroglyphs is located down a dirt road just north of Highway 50 in the middle of Nevada. There is no water, but the price is excellent! There's a short loop trail to some interesting petroglyphs that made it worth the stop even if you're not overnighting. We had a weak 1x signal on the phones but was able to boost it to 3 bar... more

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2bars
Verizon Voice Only

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Just Finding Our Way: The Loneliest Road

We left Baker, Nevada & Great Basin National Park yesterday after dumping the tanks and fueling at the only station in town. The dump is not well marked, but it's there. $5 on the honor system.Obvio...

Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
Facilities:
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
Pets:
  • pets

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