Top Pet-Friendly Camping near Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Searching for a campsite that allows pets near Lake Mead National Recreation Area? Find the best information on pet-friendly campgrounds near Lake Mead National Recreation Area, including sites, reviews, and tips. Each pet-friendly campsite offers quick access to one or more of Lake Mead National Recreation Area's most popular destinations.

Best Pet-Friendly Camping Sites Near Lake Mead National Recreation Area, NV (80)

    Camper-submitted photo from Boulder Beach Campground — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Boulder Beach Campground — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Boulder Beach Campground — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Boulder Beach Campground — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Boulder Beach Campground — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Boulder Beach Campground — Lake Mead National Recreation Area

    1.

    Boulder Beach Campground — Lake Mead National Recreation Area

    67 Reviews
    207 Photos
    435 Saves
    Temple Bar Marina, Arizona

    Overview

    Boulder Beach Campground is located just minutes from Las Vegas along the Boulder Basin of Lake Mead. It___s open year-round and features large paved sites that can accommodate tents or large RVs, along with tables, fire pits and/or grills. Restrooms and water spigots are located throughout the campsites. Temperatures usually surpass 100F (37C) degrees June-August. In May and September, daytime highs are around 90F (32C). October-April, temperatures are much cooler. Lows can dip to freezing temps December-February. The area averages 4 inches of rain each year. There is lush vegetation that provides shade, and many sites have pristine views of the lake. Boulder Beach is about a 20-minute walk from the campground.

    Recreation

    When you stay at Boulder Beach Campground, you___ll have access to many recreation opportunities. Boulder Beach, Special Events Beach, Canoe/Kayak Beach and PWC Beach are 1-2 miles away. At these locations you can swim, kayak and jetski. If you prefer to explore the park on land, the River Mountains Loop Trail passes right by the campground. This paved trail is more than 30 miles long and leads to the Historic Railroad Tunnell Trail near the Alan Bible Visitor Center. Other nearby amenities include the Hemenway Harbor Fishing Pier and boat launch ramp. At the Las Vegas Boat Harbor or Lake Mead Marina you can rent a boat for a few hours or dine at the docks. Lake Mead Cruises is also nearby and offers cruises seasonally on the lake to the Hoover Dam and back.__ ~Air tour noise may be present at times throughout the day. Please check the park website at www.nps.gov/lake for updates on amenity closures.

    Facilities

    When you stay at Boulder Beach Campground, you___ll have access to many recreation opportunities. Boulder Beach, Special Events Beach, Canoe/Kayak Beach and PWC Beach are 1-2 miles away. At these locations you can swim, kayak and jetski. If you prefer to explore the park on land, the River Mountains Loop Trail passes right by the campground. This paved trail is more than 30 miles long and leads to the Historic Railroad Tunnell Trail near the Alan Bible Visitor Center. Other nearby amenities include the Hemenway Harbor Fishing Pier and boat launch ramp. At the Las Vegas Boat Harbor or Lake Mead Marina you can rent a boat for a few hours or dine at the docks. Lake Mead Cruises is also nearby and offers cruises seasonally on the lake to the Hoover Dam and back.__ ~Air tour noise may be present at times throughout the day. Please check the park website at www.nps.gov/lake for updates on amenity closures.

    Natural Features

    Boulder Beach Campground is like an oasis, because of the lush vegetation that shades nearly every campsite. There is a mix of palm trees, oleanders, mature cottonwood trees and native vegetation that also helps provide privacy between sites. Most campsites offer views of Lake Mead, Fortification Hill and the River Mountains. Wildlife in the area includes many species of birds and lizards along with antelope squirrels and the coyotes.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Hoover Dam is just minutes to the south along U.S. Highway 93. Nearby Boulder City has multiple dining, shopping and adventure options.

    Charges & Cancellations

    Please have cancellations processed in the system in advance of your visit when you can so that others may enjoy that site.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $20 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Willow Beach RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Willow Beach RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Willow Beach RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Willow Beach RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Willow Beach RV Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Willow Beach RV Park & Campground

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    Willow Beach RV Park & Campground

    35 Reviews
    131 Photos
    315 Saves
    Willow Beach, Arizona

    Willow Beach RV Park is your full-service RV Park and tent campground located just 30 minutes from Boulder City and 45 minutes from the Las Vegas strip. With its unique location, the park offers scenic views of the Colorado River, Black Canyon, as well as the mountain and desert landscapes in the distance. Enjoy a variety of water activities on Lake Mead and Lake Mohave, hike on the many trails in the recreation area, tour the Hoover Dam, or head to Las Vegas for some nightlife entertainment.

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $35 - $70 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Kingman Wash — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kingman Wash — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kingman Wash — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kingman Wash — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kingman Wash — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Kingman Wash — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Atlatl Rock Campground — Valley of Fire State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Atlatl Rock Campground — Valley of Fire State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Atlatl Rock Campground — Valley of Fire State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Atlatl Rock Campground — Valley of Fire State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Atlatl Rock Campground — Valley of Fire State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Atlatl Rock Campground — Valley of Fire State Park

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    Atlatl Rock Campground — Valley of Fire State Park

    84 Reviews
    463 Photos
    834 Saves
    Overton, Nevada

    World-renowned for its 40,000 acres of bright red Aztec sandstone outcrops nestled in gray and tan limestone, Valley of Fire State Park contains ancient, petrified trees and petroglyphs dating back more than 2,000 years. A Visitor Center provides exhibits on the geology, ecology, prehistory and history of the park and nearby region. The park also hosts an Annual Atlatl Competition in which participants test their skills with replicas of ancient spears. Open year round, the park has numerous campsites equipped with shaded tables, grills and water, as well as many intriguing trails to tempt hikers.

    Valley of Fire Camping: There are two campgrounds with a combined total of 72 units. Campsites are equipped with shaded tables, grills, water and restrooms. A dump station and showers are available. All campsites are first-come, first-served. A camping limit of 14 days in a 30-day period is enforced.

    RV Camping: RV sites with power and water hookups are available.

    Group Area: There are three group areas, each accommodating up to 45 people, though parking is limited. These sites are available for overnight camping and picnicking by reservation only. Call the park for reservations.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $25 - $35 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Las Vegas KOA at Sam's Town
    Camper-submitted photo from Las Vegas KOA at Sam's Town
    Camper-submitted photo from Las Vegas KOA at Sam's Town
    Camper-submitted photo from Las Vegas KOA at Sam's Town
    Camper-submitted photo from Las Vegas KOA at Sam's Town
    Camper-submitted photo from Las Vegas KOA at Sam's Town

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    Las Vegas KOA at Sam's Town

    37 Reviews
    81 Photos
    91 Saves
    Henderson, Nevada

    Guests of the Las Vegas KOA at Sam's Town are just steps away from one of the largest Casino resorts on the Boulder Strip, Sam's Town Hotel and Casino. Whether you're looking for a winter community to call home or are a family visiting Las Vegas for a few days-we've got just the right mix of Vegas-style entertainment for you! Enjoy your favorite games in the 133,000 square-foot casino, or catch a flick on one of 18 screens at the in-house movie theater. Other amenities include a 56-lane bowling alley, indoor gardens and waterfall park and more! Dining options range from an award-winning steakhouse and casual dining options, including T.G.I. Fridays and quick bites at the food court. The RV park offers pull-thru, big-rig friendly sites some with patio's with and without furniture 40 to 70' long, Back in and Nose in sites between 30 and 45' long, some with patio's with and without furniture(full-hook-up 30 and 50-amp sites). The park is fully landscaped, offering shade trees, grass and several fenced off-leash pet areas. Campground amenities include two pools with hot tubs, one in each of our parks, laundry and shower facilities, cable and WiFi, and a communal BBQ area. Limited length Extended stay opportunities are available for RV's newer than 10 years please call 702-454-8055.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort

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    Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort

    40 Reviews
    88 Photos
    240 Saves
    Henderson, Nevada

    Welcome to Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort, a fantastic spot for RV travelers looking to enjoy the best of both worlds: the excitement of Las Vegas and the tranquility of a well-equipped campground. Nestled just 10 minutes from the Strip, this place offers a tropical vibe with palm trees and a resort-like atmosphere.

    The resort boasts a range of amenities that make it a top choice for many. You'll find a convenience store, bar, and cafe on-site, so you won't have to venture far for essentials or a good meal. The pool is a hit, especially for families with kids who need to cool off after a day of exploring. Clean restrooms and laundry facilities are scattered throughout the park, ensuring a comfortable stay.

    One of the standout features here is the security. With 24/7 surveillance, you can feel safe and secure during your visit. The park is also pet-friendly, though finding a good spot for your furry friends to stretch their legs might require a bit of creativity.

    For those looking to explore beyond the campground, the Vegas Strip is a short drive away, and Freemont Street is just a bit further. If you're in the mood for some local flavor, Bootleggers restaurant nearby serves up some amazing Italian food. And for your grocery needs, Smith's is conveniently close.

    While the park is large, with over 800 spots, the sites are a bit tight, so be prepared to get cozy with your neighbors. Despite this, the ease of backing in and the friendly staff make the check-in process smooth.

    In summary, Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort is a great base for your Vegas adventures, offering a blend of convenience, comfort, and a touch of tropical flair. Enjoy your stay!

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area - Red Rock Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area - Red Rock Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area - Red Rock Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area - Red Rock Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area - Red Rock Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area - Red Rock Campground

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    Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area - Red Rock Campground

    67 Reviews
    163 Photos
    241 Saves
    Blue Diamond, Nevada

    Overview

    Red Rock Canyon's standard, RV, and group campsites are located in the stunning Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, an approximate 20 mile drive from "The Las Vegas Strip." Visitors enjoy hiking, rock climbing, bike riding and scenic driving in this unique Mojave Desert environment. Note: If visitors would like to visit the scenic drive, they must have a separate timed entry reservation for each day they plan to enter the scenic drive. Reservations are required October 1 to May 31, 8am -5pm.__

    Recreation

    The Red Rock Scenic Drive & Visitor Center is located 3 miles from the campground. If visitors would like to visit the scenic drive, they must have a separate timed entry reservation for each day they plan to enter the scenic drive. Reservations are required October 1 to May 31, 8am -5pm. Red Spring/Calico Basin is located 2 miles from the campground and is a no fee area and does not require a reservation. Activities available are miles of hiking trails, rock climbing, horseback riding, mountain biking, and road biking. Guided hikes and educational programs available on certain days at the Visitor___s Center.

    Facilities

    The Red Rock Scenic Drive & Visitor Center is located 3 miles from the campground. If visitors would like to visit the scenic drive, they must have a separate timed entry reservation for each day they plan to enter the scenic drive. Reservations are required October 1 to May 31, 8am -5pm. Red Spring/Calico Basin is located 2 miles from the campground and is a no fee area and does not require a reservation. Activities available are miles of hiking trails, rock climbing, horseback riding, mountain biking, and road biking. Guided hikes and educational programs available on certain days at the Visitor___s Center.

    Natural Features

    Red Rock Canyon's unique geology with multicolored sandstone atop of gray limestone creates a unique environment with seasonal springs and waterfalls. There are many archeological sites of petroglyphs, pictographs, and agave pits in the Willow Springs Picnic Area. It's home to the threatened desert tortoise and many other desert animals. The campground is in a quiet bowl near some of the most popular rock climbing destinations in the country, providing privacy with limited shade.

    Nearby Attractions

    Spring Mountain Ranch State Park (10 minutes) Springs Preserve (20 minutes) Floyd Lamb Park (30 minutes) Desert National Wildlife Refuge (35 minutes) Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve (40 minutes) Mt Charleston/Spring Mountain Visitor Gateway (45 minutes) Hoover Dam (1 hour) Lake Mead National Recreation Area (1 hour) Valley of Fire (1 hour) Grand Canyon West (2.5 hours)

    Charges & Cancellations

    Cancellations*: *cancellation becomes a "late cancellation" at 12:01 am EST on the day before arrival. ___ $10.00 fee if reservation is changed/cancelled earlier than the day before arrival. ___ $10.00 plus first night's camping fee is charged if reservation is cancelled the day before or the day of the arrival, except when the reservation is only for 1 night (in which case only the first night's camping fee is charged). No Shows: customer does not arrive and/or does not cancel reservation by check out time (11 :00am) the day after the scheduled arrival date. $20.00 service fee charged and forfeit the first night's user fee ___ If requested before the late cancellation window: NRRS will handle ___ If requested during the late cancellation window (day before arrival, or day of arrival): Customer will be charged first night's use fee, and refunded rest ___ If requested after arrival, during or after departure from site: recreation.gov processes and field office has to approve

    • Pets
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    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $80 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Trail RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Trail RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Trail RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Trail RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Trail RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Canyon Trail RV Park

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    Canyon Trail RV Park

    8 Reviews
    37 Photos
    57 Saves
    Boulder City, Nevada
    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Arizona Hot Springs — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Arizona Hot Springs — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Arizona Hot Springs — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Arizona Hot Springs — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Arizona Hot Springs — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Arizona Hot Springs — Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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    Arizona Hot Springs — Lake Mead National Recreation Area

    7 Reviews
    13 Photos
    333 Saves
    Willow Beach, Arizona

    From the Lake Mead Visitor Center, follow US Hwy 93 east 8.4 miles (4.2 miles past Hoover Dam). Watch for the sign to the trailhead. If you are coming from Kingman, Arizona, the trailhead is .2 miles before the mile marker 4.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Dispersed
    • Toilets
    • Alcohol
    Camper-submitted photo from Eight Mile Dispersed Camping near Government Wash — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Eight Mile Dispersed Camping near Government Wash — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Eight Mile Dispersed Camping near Government Wash — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Eight Mile Dispersed Camping near Government Wash — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Eight Mile Dispersed Camping near Government Wash — Lake Mead National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Eight Mile Dispersed Camping near Government Wash — Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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    Eight Mile Dispersed Camping near Government Wash — Lake Mead National Recreation Area

    12 Reviews
    41 Photos
    94 Saves
    Henderson, Nevada

    8 Mile Rd Dispersed camping area is located within the Lake Mead National Recreation Area in Nevada. This rustic campground offers a backcountry camping experience for those seeking to immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area. The campground does not provide any amenities, so campers must come prepared with all necessary supplies, including water and firewood.

    Reservations are not accepted at 8 Mile Rd Dispersed camping area, as it operates on a first-come, first-served basis. It is important to note that there are no designated campsites, so visitors can choose their own spot within the designated camping area.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian
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