Camping in Nevada is an unforgettable experience. If you and your family are looking for the perfect spot to get away from it all, don't leave Nevada without visiting one of the state's many campgrounds. Camping in Nevada is a fun and safe way to spend your vacation, especially if you take advantage of our state parks and hiking areas. But which state park should you visit? Which camping site should you choose? Read on to find out.
Lake Mead National Park - Located in Elko, Nevada, across the Southern Lake from Las Vegas, Lake Mead boasts over nine million acre area of outstanding natural beauty. Enjoy a scenic boat ride over the lazy waters of Lake Mead or take a hike into the forest canopy for an outdoor adventure. There are dozens of campgrounds in and around this amazing lake, but Silverthorn Hollow Campgrounds is one of the most popular and offers excellent hot springs, picnic areas, and shady cabins. Just don't forget to bring your tent because Nevada has some of the nation's hottest and most intense desert heat!
Pyramid Spring State Park - This campground offers RV hookups as well as tent camping. It is located near the Big Horn Lake, where you can also hike into the valley. This campground offers a wide variety of activities to do, including hiking, fishing, boating, swimming, and horseback riding. Another popular attraction here is the Zaer Forest. The Zaer Forest is located near the Black Canyon of the Grand Canyon. This national park is also home to two world class ski resorts: North Vegas Village and Snow Summit.