Wilson Canyon is a designated Bureau of Land Management OHV Recreation Area along the West Walker River, in Lyon County, Nevada. The motorized trailhead is on the North side of State Route 208. Day use and overnight camping is allowed, and there is a vault toilet on site.
Camping and staging is also available at the Walker River Resort, an RV campground that provides riders access to the trails. For nearby trails, see Walker River State Recreation Area.
Located 13 miles west of Yerington, along Nevada State Route 208. Turn left onto Copperbelt Drive for about ½ mile to the staging and camping area.
Rules of the Road
Land Manager: Bureau of Land Management
BLM Field Office - Sierra Front
5665 Morgan Mill Road
Carson City, NV 89701
Telephone: (775) 885-6000
Motor vehicles are permitted on designated trails only.
Always plan ahead and prepare for uncertainty. Travel with warm clothing, first aid, food, water and appropriate tools to fix a problem.
Traveling in groups is always a good idea, as well as informing someone of where you will be going.
- Register Your Vehicle
- Make sure your vehicle is equipped with a spark arrestor
- Plan Ahead and Prepare
- Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
- Dispose of Waste Properly
- Leave What You Find
- Minimize Campfire Impacts
- Respect Wildlife
- Be Considerate of Other Trail Users