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Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge

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14 mi west of Denio, Nevada on Highway 140, Denio, NV
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Wide Open Skies!

visited both the Hart Mountain Refuge and this one and they're both awesome places to visit! here... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Joe A
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Orange County, California
Interesting

Beautiful country with lots of wild life. We didn't get to stop at the office, but as we drove... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2016
CoryW163
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Virginia City, Nevada
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11 Jul 2017
“Wide Open Skies!”
26 Sep 2016
“Interesting”
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14 mi west of Denio, Nevada on Highway 140, Denio, NV
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Reviewed July 11, 2017

visited both the Hart Mountain Refuge and this one and they're both awesome places to visit! here in this refuge one can see ( if you're lucky) mule deer's, big horn sheep, antelopes and maybe some wild horses...There are no services here so if you...More

1  Thank Joe A
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Reviewed September 26, 2016

Beautiful country with lots of wild life. We didn't get to stop at the office, but as we drove through we saw lots of interesting birds, deer and rabbits.

Thank CoryW163
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Reviewed September 19, 2016

Great place to camp, the warm springs are very nice. Well appointed camping sites, picnic table and several vault toilets. Free to camp, no host, There is a shower next to the warm springs. Opal mines are on the same road from 3-8 miles out.

4  Thank Kat K
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Reviewed September 9, 2016

Exploring the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge was inspiring. We only saw one other car the whole time! Be prepared for a long gravel road, if you take 8A, but it is worth it! You don't see as much from 140. There are so many animals...More

Thank Kimberley42
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Reviewed August 25, 2016

Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge is a huge vast area of land. My wife and I are outdoor types who prefer to get away from the crowds from places like Yosemite or Yellowstone. We’re used to dry camping out in the middle of nowhere by ourselves....More

6  Thank henryonatrip
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Reviewed August 3, 2016

Virgin Valley is AWESOME, but there are many other cool things to explore while you're there. I've never been to the opal mine, but there are many other things to do, and explore in the area.

1  Thank Alan P
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Reviewed July 17, 2016

In the Refuge, there is a free campground for tents and RVs. Stayed here on a Wednesday in July. There are not many campgrounds in area so we were surprised we found a spacious site after 8 PM. Campground was about 2/3 full with several...More

Thank SteamboatTravelers
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Reviewed October 14, 2015

We were traveling the Winnemucca to the Sea route and came across this wonderful campground. Met a few other campers, but in mid October only three sites were occupied. Almost deserted and a free hot springs swim. What a great place. We heard coyotes in...More

5  Thank Dan P
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Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

This was not only a beautiful place with wildlife, with the warm springs, clean pit restrooms and showers made it a pleasant camping suprise. Very near opal mines.

3  Thank Lisa F
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Reviewed June 12, 2015

On Memorial Day of 2015 I was headed to Malheur National Wildlife Refuge for the second time to enjoy its famous bird watching opportunities. This time I took a different route and was glad I did. Someone in Lakeview told me about this refuge. They...More

8  Thank Terry F
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