The following is a list of rules that must be observed when using the Spring Creek Campground.
ALL CAMPERS MUST BE CURRENT ON THEIR ASSESSMENTS AND MUST BE IN COMPLIANCE WITH SCA DOR'S AND COA RULES AND REGULATIONS
The following is a synopsis of the department’s campground rules and regulations.
- All persons entering the campground must register with the Spring Creek Association.
- Campers must be valid property owners, current on their assessments, and in good standing with the Committee of Architecture to get a permit. Permit holders must have identification, and furnish the full names of everyone in the camping party.
- All Campers must obtain a camping permit; this permit/reservation receipt must be displayed in the window of the camping trailer or a vehicle, making it easily readable from the main road.
- Campers may check in from 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm, but must register for their desired site 72-hours prior to arrival. Twenty-four hour period is from 1:00 pm to 1:00pm the next day.
- Campers must vacate their campsite no later than 11:00 am on the final day.
- Campers must leave the campsite clean with all trash picked-up.
- Camping permits will not be issued for more than seven (7) nights, but may be renewed depending upon availability of sites. (Exception: July 1 through Labor Day)
- From July 1 through Labor Day, only seven (7) cumulative nights of camping on one particular site can be obtained. Camper may move to a different site. This is to ensure that new campers can enjoy their right to camp.
- Property owners are permitted to have four (4) guests at the same campsite. All guests must be accompanied by the property holder. All guests must be camping at the same site as the property owner.
- The permit holder/property owner is responsible for the conduct of everyone and is liable for any violations of the rules and regulations.
- Campsite occupancy is limited to eight (8) persons of the immediate family per campsite, (Only identified campsite will allow occupancy to exceed the above listed limits. Property owners may contact SCA for special accommodations; this is a case by case basis.)
- All campers will occupy and place equipment only on the assigned campsite.
- Any tent or other camping equipment left unoccupied for more than 48 hours may be taken down and removed by SCA or their designee at the property owners/permit holder’s expense.
- The use of external generators may be limited to no more than five (5) hours per day and fall between the hours of 9:00 am and 11:00 am and 4:00 pm to 7 pm daily. Violators of this policy may be evicted.
- Bathroom facilities are open from Memorial Day through Labor Day weather permitting.
- Anyone who is not camping is a day-user. Day-use hours are from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm.
- Day-users are not allowed between 9:00 pm to 7:00 am.
- All fires must be built in the fireplaces provided for that purpose.
- No fires are permitted except for cooking or warmth.
- No fires shall be permitted when “No Open Burn” directives are in place and subject to Elko County Fire Protection District restrictions.
- No fire shall be started until all nearby flammable material has been removed to prevent its spread.
- Firewood cannot be gathered on site.
- No Cutting firewood.
- Fires cannot be left unattended.
- All fires must have five (5) gallons of water or a fire extinguisher available.
- All fires must not be left unattended and be fully extinguished prior to retiring for the night or leaving the campsite.
- Quiet must be observed between 10:00 pm and 7:00 am
- No person shall deface or remove Spring Creek Association signs, structures, or barriers.
- No person shall remove or injure any plants, trees, flowers, or remove rocks found on SCA campgrounds.
- No person shall deposit garbage or refuse on or in SCA structures.
- Litter is to be placed in the trash containers. If the containers are full, litter is to be placed in large plastic tied bags and placed next to the containers.
- No person shall possess fireworks.
- No person shall post signs or notices on SCA property.
- No person shall intentionally expose themselves in a lewd manner.
- No person shall obstruct vehicular or pedestrian traffic.
- No person shall engage in fighting or violent, tumultuous or threatening behavior; or engage in any other activity which violates the penal law.
- No person shall discharge firearms in the campground.
- Absolutely no hunting, trapping or cutting of firewood is allowed. Shooting at targets in the rifle range area only.
- The gate shall be kept locked at all times.
- Pets must be confined or leashed to restrict them the campsite of the owner.
- Animals cannot be left unattended.
- Barking or vicious dogs must be removed from the campground.
- Animals may be walked on a leash – no longer than 6 feet, provided they are under control at all times.
- Pet owners must properly dispose of the animal’s excrement.
- No person under 21 years of age shall possess alcoholic beverages.
- Persons age 21 or over who possess or consume alcoholic beverages must produce adequate identification and proof of age upon request.
- If an individual is observed violating this law, he/she will be advised of this violation and will be asked to leave the premises.
- OHV’s, ATVs, SIDE-BY-SIDES, in the Spring Creek Association must follow County, State safety laws AND MUST STAY ON DIRT ROADS ONLY, THEY ARE PROHIBITED FROM TRAILS, OFF-ROAD AREAS AND CREEKS OR STREAMS.
- No person shall operate a motor vehicle at a speed in excess of the posted speed limit.
- No person shall fail to comply with any traffic control sign or device.
- No person shall park or stand a motor vehicle on any campground roadway.
- This is a private campground. Groups may lease this facility. Pricing to be determined and payable in advance. Campsites must be reserved and assigned by the Spring Creek Association. Individual waivers will be required.