Walker Lake is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Mineral County, Nevada, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population of Walker Lake was 275.
The Walker Lake CDP is located in western Mineral County, Nevada, along the west shore of Walker Lake. U.S. Route 95 runs through the community; it is 12 miles (19 km) south to Hawthorne and 59 miles (95 km) north to Fallon. Walker Lake State Recreation Area is located immediately north of the CDP.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the CDP has an area of 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2), all land.