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Cowboy Country Bunkhouse: Your Basecamp.

SuperhostSpring Creek, Nevada, United States
Entire apartment hosted by Janice
5 guests2 bedrooms4 beds1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the apartment to yourself.
Self check-in
You can check in with the doorman.
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Great location
90% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Spacious, eclectic decor, $30 a person over 2.
California King bed, 2 beds in the dorm room, one single and one King size each, and a Hide-a-Bed (living area). Desk/WiFi. Working smoke and CO2 detectors.

Oven, microwave, cooking/eating utensils, coffee, tea, homemade butter scones.
20 min. from Ruby Mtn, 1 mile from grocery, 15 min. from Western Folklife Cntr, California Trail Cntr, and NE Nev Museum in Elko.

The space
Ruby Crest Trail Shuttle Service, Gateway to the Ruby Mtn.
http://cowboyjohntours.com/ruby-crest-shuttle/
Backcountry ski hub, & Family skiing Elko Sno Bowl
Fabulous fishing: stream/reservoir/marsh
Bike path and back road biking
Mountain biking, extreme mountain biking
Man-Mule Race, Race to the Angel, Elko Sno Bowl trails
Wildflower walks/hikes, Ruby Mtn
Bird watching, Audubon Bird Guide App
https://www.audubon.org/field-guide/bird/Himalayan Snowcock
Plant, flower, rock, bird, trail guides and maps in BnB. We have hiked all the trails in the Ruby Mountains, and we love talking about the Rubies. Just ask.
Gear Storage available


There's a lot to see and do in Elko County.
The Western Folklife Center, Northeastern Nevada Museum, and the California Trail Interpretive Center are highlights, with sightseeing, hiking, and fishing in the Ruby Mountains--20 minutes away. The Bunkhouse is truly a "Destination Experience" because of the variety of things to see and do and the natural beauty right outside the front door!

Guest access
Cowboy Country AirBNB is a full apartment below our home. We have optimal room for 1-6 guests, Groups larger than 2 will be charged $30 more per guest.
There is a computer desk with wireless Internet and "thing-charger, and don't forget your audio devices with favorite mixes because the Bunkhouse has audio hookups.
We are a non-smoking facility. Because of severe allergies there will be no smoking inside the AirBNB. We appreciate your cooperation.
An outside patio with table and chairs and barbecue grill (brickets and starter fluid) is a comfortable gathering place for evening star gazing and quiet conversation.

Other things to note
You may have guests visit the BnB as long as you let us know ahead of time. Some guests have entertained family members during holidays and that's fine as long as you ask ahead of time. Those guests, though, are not eligible for showers, WiFi access, or extended stays. All guests of guests must be off the property no later than 10:00 pm and are not welcome onto the property before 9:00 am. Under no circumstances are guests of our guests allowed to sleep on the premises or outside of the BnB on our property. Our guests are under contract with an agreement with AirBnB and us. If there is a problem with a guest of a guest the ramifications of that problem will result in termination of our guest's contract to stay with us, and guest and guests of that guest will vacate the property immediately with no refund.

If you request a stay of a month or longer, long-term stay, please make yourself familiar with our guidelines below:

"We will provide a supply of general foods you require in the kitchen so you won't need to go shopping as soon as you arrive. Also a starter pack of toilet paper, shampoo, dish detergent, coffee/tea. We will clean the apartment--vacuum floors, clean kitchen and bathroom--once a week, every Saturday, during your stay. The apartment does not have facilities for washing clothes. You may have guests, but, as mentioned above, guests may not stay overnight, and may not use the shower or Internet connection.
There is no smoking allowed inside the apartment. You may contact us by phone or through AirBnB online."
Spacious, eclectic decor, $30 a person over 2.
California King bed, 2 beds in the dorm room, one single and one King size each, and a Hide-a-Bed (living area). Desk/WiFi. Working smoke and CO2 detectors…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
3 single beds

Amenities

First aid kit
Carbon monoxide alarm
Free parking on premises
Iron
Building staff
Air conditioning
Essentials
Smoke alarm
Hair dryer
Wifi

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Spring Creek, Nevada, United States

Elko was settled over a hundred years ago by the railroads, and ranchers, cattle/sheep. In those years Basque herders spent their time with the sheep in hills around Elko. Basque boarding houses and restaurants today testify to their early presence. Gaming is legal in Nevada so gaming also played a part in Nevada's settlement, and, after the early 70's, gold mining became important to our economy.
Elko was settled over a hundred years ago by the railroads, and ranchers, cattle/sheep. In those years Basque herders spent their time with the sheep in hills around Elko. Basque boarding houses and restaurants…

Hosted by Janice

Joined in July 2016
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Cowboy Country Bunkhouse: Your location for backcountry skiing, hiking to mountain lakes, wildflower hikes, birding. We're only 30 minutes from winter/summer fun in the Rubyn Mountains. Looking for a place near Spring Creek High School for graduation travel? This is it. Spring Creek High School within walking distance; Elko High School, a 15 minute drive. John and I have lived in northern Nevada for over 30 years. We decided to open an AirBnB because what we love about traveling is meeting interesting people. Hosting offers just that, guests from all over the globe, friendly people with fascinating stories. John moved to Elko when a young boy and spent summers working on a remote cattle ranch. He sold life insurance for the MassMutual Life Insurance Company, and ten years ago started a touring business, Cowboy John Tours LLC. He tours prospective employees for local businesses, tours guests, facilitates the "Ranch Tour" workshop for the National Cowboy Gathering, and shuttles folks to hike the Crest Trail in the Ruby Mountains only about 20 minutes from our house and BNB. We both love to hike and explore northern Nevada, and John enjoys fly fishing and riding horses. Janice loves hiking and identifying wild flowers in the Ruby Mountains. We travel to Ecuador when we can where our newest grandson lives. When you stay with us you'll notice rugs and alpaca blankets Elan's parents Loni and Greg have given us from Ecuador. Many stop at the Bunkhouse on their way to and from Yellowstone, Tetons, or San Francisco, and we love to meet them, but we're especially delighted when some stay for the experience we offer of northeastern Nevada: open space, quiet, robin-egg blue sky, fishing, hiking in the Ruby Mountains, viewing wild horses, cross-country skiing and snow mobile trips in winter. We love it when guests make us a DESTINATION, and we go out of our way to show them what the high desert has to offer. Also we can safely store your recreational equipment on site for the small fee of $20. Snow mobiles, bicycles, ATVs, trailers. What fun equipment will you be bringing when you stay with us? Feel free to leave it here while you explore Elko or go out for dinner in the evening. I'll send detailed directions a few days before you arrive, or you may input our address, 2030 Kennedy Ave, Spring Creek, NV, into your GPS. If you're requesting a long-term stay, a month or more, please notice our guideines for such: "We will provide a supply of general foods you require in the kitchen so you won't need to go shopping as soon as you arrive. Also a starter pack of toilet paper, shampoo, dish detergent, coffee/tea. We will clean the apartment--vacuum floors, clean kitchen and bathroom--once a week, every Saturday during your stay. The apartment does not have facilities for washing clothes. You may have guests, but, as mentioned in our guest requirements, guests may not stay overnight, and may not use the shower or Internet connection. There is no smoking allowed inside the apartment. You may contact us by phone or through AirBnB online."
Cowboy Country Bunkhouse: Your location for backcountry skiing, hiking to mountain lakes, wildflower hikes, birding. We're only 30 minutes from winter/summer fun in the Rubyn Mount…
During your stay
The Bunkhouse is the perfect place to spend the night to and from San Francisco, Yellowstone, the Tetons. We love having guests stop to spend the night, but we really enjoy it when guests stay longer and experience northeastern Nevada. There's so much to see and do here.
Take your son or daughter fishing at South Fork reservoir (20 min away). Hike with the family to a mountain lake, camp or picnic in the Ruby Mountains. Take your boat and fish the Ruby Marshes. Drive north through hills covered in wildflowers and quaking aspen canyons to visit Jarbidge, Idaho. Drive south through Nevada's basin-and-range topography to catch glimpses of wild horse herds. Spend days in Nevada's open back country sightseeing, hiking, fishing, and return to the bunkhouse for a quiet evening on the patio or take a nap in one of the hammocks strung in the trees. In Winter bring your snow mobile or cross-country skis to play in the snow.

The California Trail Interpretive Center is interesting, a great educational experience for children. The Western Folklife Center, home of the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering is unique, in the historic Pioneer Hotel and bar in the center of Elko.

A bike path runs east along highway 227 to Spring Creek, west to Khoury's grocery, and the many back roads are great for family riding. More extreme biking can be found at Elko's Sno Bowl, up the road in the Ruby Mountains, and the road to Angel Lake, outside Wells, NV to the east.
Free parking in front of the flower bed at the BnB. While you tour Elko we will safely store your recreational vehicles, motor bikes, boats, snow mobiles, bikes, ATVs, and your trailers for a small fee, $20. Storage for equipment, ski, snowshoes, climbing, hiking, camping gear is inside the BnB.
The Bunkhouse is the perfect place to spend the night to and from San Francisco, Yellowstone, the Tetons. We love having guests stop to spend the night, but we really enjoy it when…
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: 11:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Checkout: 2:00 p.m.
Self check-in with building staff
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events