Campout Weekend 2024

The 9th Annual Campout for the Great Basin Elks #1472 is scheduled for August 1-4 of 2024 at the Hole-in-the-Mountain Place in Starr Valley, Elko County, Nevada.

Last year was a great time and we anticipate another wonderful gathering of Elk this year!  We look forward to seeing you there!

Great Basin Elks #1472
Inviting All Nevada Elks and Guests (Elk membership not required for guests)

Our Lodge will also host the Nevada State Elks Association State President and First Lady at this event.

9th Annual Elks Campout
Hole-in-the-Mountain Place, Starr Valley, Elko County, Nevada

August 1 – 4, 2024

Spend a weekend in beautiful Starr Valley at the Hole-in-the-Mountain Place (approx. 30 miles east of Elko, NV).  Enjoy the company of Elk from all over Nevada while camping, hiking, and sight-seeing.  Spend the day, have dinner, bring a tent or bring your RV (no hook-ups).  Elevation ~6,000 ft.  This historic ranch previously hosted the former Elko Elks Lodge back in the day.

While there are no hookups for RVs (dry camping) or platforms for tents, there will be bathrooms (portable blue huts); campfire area; hiking; creek; scenic views; and Best People on Earth.


Travel I-80 approx. 30 miles east of Elko, Nevada, and take Exit 333 “Deeth – Starr Valley.”  Turn right onto State Route 230 “Starr Valley Road” and travel approx. 6 miles and turn right onto Mountain View Camp Road.  (The road does not have a sign but is labeled on Google Maps) Mountain View Camp Road is a gravel road and the turnoff is on a sharp left curve in the highway with an old rusty guardrail.

Travel 1/4 mile and the road turns to the left whereupon you will arrive at a gate with a Star and Horseshoe emblem.  On maps, this road is marked “NF-140.”  Continue through gate, up the hill, through a second gate, then up the hill to the right and above the meadow.  Continue to a third gate, where you will be able to see the cabin and driveway, downhill to the right, below the road.

Gates and upper & lower campground areas will be marked with U.S. flags and ribbon.

Arrival begins:  Thursday, Aug 1 at 12 Noon

Mornings: Coffee, tea, juice, fruit, assorted pastries, 7:00 – 9:00 AM. Included with fee.

Friday & Saturday Nights:  Margarita Bar fundraiser, 4:00 – 6:00 PM hosted by Great Basin Elks Scholarship Committee. Bring cash. Friday Night: Bring your own appetizers to share. 

Saturday Night:  Dinner hosted by Great Basin Elks. 6:00 – 8:00 PM, $18 / person. Must pre-register for dinner. A drawing fundraiser to benefit the Scholarship Committee will be held after dinner. Drawing tickets available on site. Group campfire and Eleven O’clock Toast.

Departure by:  Sunday, Aug 4, 2:00 PM 

Click HERE (PDF) or HERE (JPG) for a campout flyer to share with your lodge or guests.

Click HERE (PDF) or HERE (JPG) for a registration form.

Make checks payable to “Great Basin Elks” and mail to: 

Great Basin Elks Lodge #1472, PO Box 657, Elko, NV, 89803

***Registration and payment deadline July 22, 2024.

Send questions to [email protected]