The Best Camping in Las Vegas

Looking for the best camping in Las Vegas? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Las Vegas. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Las Vegas

  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Bouldering at Kraft Boulders, Red Rock

    0.25 mi
    Drive through Calico Basin near Red Rock Canyon Conservatory Area, and park at the end of the road. (The parking lot is pinpointed above) Once you're out of your car, you'll see the Cube. It's a 25 foot boulder, with both easy and extremely difficult climbs on it. Head toward the Cube (toward the...
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Rock Climb at Red Rock Conservation Area

    The official address for Red Rock Conservation area for you GPS travelers is: 1000 Scenic Loop Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89161. Head into the park, and you'll be on the one way Scenic Loop Drive. Red Rock is home to thousands of different routes, so it's easy to get lost amidst the rock. I recommend usin...
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    White Rock and La Madre Springs Loop Trail

    7.5 mi / 1539 ft gain
    White Rock and La Madre Springs Loop Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Las Vegas, Nevada.
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Mormon Well Road

    45.18 mi / 4065 ft gain
    Mormon Well Road is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Las Vegas, Nevada.
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  • Mount Charleston, Nevada

    Mount Charleston Peak via Deer Creek Trail

    20.44 mi / 5902 ft gain
    Mount Charleston Peak via Deer Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mount Charleston, Nevada.
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  • Mount Charleston, Nevada

    Hike Trail Canyon in the Mt. Charleston Wilderness

    3.6 mi / 1584 ft gain
    THE TRAIL The Trail Canyon Trail is a 3.6 mile out-and-back moderately trafficked route located in the Mt. Charleston Wilderness located approximately 45 minutes northeast of Las Vegas, NV.  This difficult trail offers access to Mt. Charleston Peak, the western side of the Mummy Mountain Trail, a...
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Camp at Boxcar Cove

    0 mi / 0 ft gain
    The shoreline of "Lake" Mead is what you would expect of a large, man-made reservoir with fluctuating water levels (muddy & unpleasant), but that is not to say that the Lake Mead National Recreation Area is not filled with incredible places to explore (it is), and Boxcar Cove is a solid spot ...
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  • Boulder City, Nevada

    Relaxing at Boulder Beach

    4.0
    Boulder Beach at Lake Mead is a great place to get your toes wet while road tripping.  It's a big beach with a campground, ample parking, and ducks!  The water is very clear and an amazing blue.  When the wind picks up there are little waves forming, so keep that in mind if you plan on kayaking o...
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Mack's Canyon Trail

    2.16 mi / 643 ft gain
    Mack's Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mount Charleston, Nevada.
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Hike to the Hidden Forest Cabin

    11.37 mi / 2110 ft gain
    Straddling the Mojave and Great Basin Deserts, the Desert National Wildlife Refuge protects a wide variety of ecosystems across a diverse landscape. The refuge was established in 1936 in order to provide habitat for the desert bighorn sheep and other desert wildlife. Today, it is the largest wild...
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  • Las Vegas, Nevada

    Hidden Forest Trail

    10.25 mi / 2028 ft gain
    Hidden Forest Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see local wildlife located near Indian Springs, Nevada.
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Hike the Bowl of Fire in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness

    8 mi / 500 ft gain
    The Bowl of Fire, tucked away in the Muddy Mountains Wilderness, is made up of the same dramatic conglomerate as that of the Valley of Fire, only almost no-one stops to visit as they blitz by on Northshore Road in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area.To get there take the Northshore Road 16 mil...
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  • Willow Beach, Arizona

    Arizona (Ringbolt) Hot Springs Trail

    6.02 mi / 1132 ft gain
    Arizona (Ringbolt) Hot Springs Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a hot springs located near Willow Beach, Arizona.
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  • Willow Beach, Arizona

    Canoe Black Canyon on the Colorado River

    5.0
    20 mi
    This 10-mile canoe trip starts at Willow Beach and reaches all the way to the Hoover Dam, giving you front row seats to beautiful canyon walls, waterfalls, hot springs, (sauna) caves, hiking trails, and much more. There are multiple campsites along the river but not all have pit toilets so bring ...
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  • Willow Beach, Arizona

    Canoe Camp from Willow Beach to Hoover Dam on the Colorado River

    5.0
    First off, there is a lot of paddling involved...nothing too crazy, but just consistent. Most people start from the Hoover Dam and just float/ paddle down to the Arizona Hot Springs/ Camp and then finish at Willow Beach. But that also involves permits and you need to book it at least 6 months in ...
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  • Clark County, Nevada

    Camp at Arch Rock Campground in Valley of Fire State Park

    Arch Rock Campground is first come first serve campground in Valley of Fire State Park. It is the more "primitive" of the two campsites in the park. That is, there are far less RVs in this site and it is often easier to get a spot.To get here, take the Valley of Fire Highway to the entrance, whic...
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