Cave Lake State Park


Cave Lake State Park is a year-round park that offers outstanding recreational opportunities. It features a 32-acre reservoir and provides excellent trout fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, camping and picnicking. Winter activities include ice-skating, ice fishing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding and snowmobiling. The boat launch area is used for outdoor ice-skating.


Fishing is great at Cave Lake this year! On April 14, 2013, a fisherman caught a 14lb German Brown fish. Clay Combs caught on May 23, 2013 a 15 lb and 30 inches long German Brown.


Cave Lake is also home of the annual Great Bathtub Boat Races, the Fire and Ice Festival, and the Rotary Ice Fishing Derby.


Camping is on a first-come, first-serve basis. Camping fees are charged per vehicle and are payable in the campgrounds.

A fee is charged to enter the park.


Visit the Nevada State Parks website for more information.


The park is eight miles south of Ely on U.S. 93, turning onto Success Summit road (State route 486) and continuing east for seven miles.


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Clay Combs




White Pine County Tourism and Recreation Board

Bristlecone Convention Center

150 Sixth Street
Ely, NV 89301
800-496-9350 or 775-289-3720
Fax: 775-289-6757


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