Near Bridgeport are several hot springs, including Buckeye a few miles west of town, and Travertine about a mile south. You can call 760-932-7070 for information, wilderness permits, and wood cutting permits. We do have areas that are open all year for wood cutting. This is a nice place to visit for fishing, hiking, backpacking, ATV riding and camping.
Best Western Ruby Inn, 333 Main Street, +1 760 932-7241, Fax: +1 760 932-7531, .
There is a nice national forest campground at Buckeye a few miles west of town. The Forest Service campgrounds are in the process of getting a new water system installed. The reservation process can be done by www.reserveUSA.com. Reservations are not being taken until the construction project is done. Craigs campground is the only one open now (April 2009) The others in the Twin Lakes area will open May 15th. Along 395 near the Walker River we have two campgrounds (Chris Flat and Bootleg)opening on May 8th. Buckeye campgroung, near the hot spring will open on May 8th. For more camping and backpacking information give us a call 760-932-7070