Visiting Information

8105 Conservation Road
P.O. Box 1069
Winnemucca, Nevada 89446
(775) 623-6530

    Administrative Staff

    Associate Warden

    Tim Garrett, Associate Warden
    Lt. Daniel Hermsmeier, Facility Manager


      Located in Humboldt County, Humboldt Conservation Camp officially opened in 1986 and consists of 22 trailers brought down from the Alaskan pipeline project. Humboldt Conservation Camp is an Nevada Division of Forestry fire camp and can have as many as six 12-man crews fighting fires at any given time. During the off time of firefighting, the crews spend their days doing project work, such as highway clean-up for Department of Transportation or working in the local community. Work crews are available for hire in the local community by contacting the NDF supervisor at (775) 623-6535.


        Humboldt Conservation Camp is operated by 12 employees:

        • 1 Correctional Lieutenant
        • 1 Correctional Sergeant
        • 1 Senior Correctional Officer
        • 1 Correctional Caseworker
        • 8 Correctional Officers
        • 1 Storekeeper


          Humboldt Conservation Camp has a total of 76 two-man rooms, giving it the capacity of 152 minimum-custody inmates.

            Programs: Vocational Training, Educational Opportunities, and Treatment Services

            Humboldt Conservation Camp offers a wide range of programs for the inmate population and an opportunity to pursue a GED or high school diploma. Humboldt Camp also coordinates with the Nevada Division of Forestry (NDF) in training of inmates to work on fire fighting crews during fire season.