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Rye Patch State Park

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About This Campground

The river campground below Rye Patch Dam has 22 units, a restroom with flush toilets and hot showers. The campground on the reservoir's west side has 25 units, a restroom with flush toilets and hot showers. A sanitary dump station with potable water is located on the dam's west side. A camping…

Fee Info

Day use entrance fee: $5.00 per vehicle (Non-NV Vehicles $10.00 per vehicle) Boat launch: $10.00 (Non-NV Vehicles: $15.00) Camping: $15.00 per vehicle, per night (Non-NV Vehicles: $20.00 per vehicle, per night) Camp and boat: $20.00 per night (Non-NV Vehicles: $25.00 per night) Bike in: …

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Available
  • T-Mobile
    Available

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups

Reviews

18 Reviews of Rye Patch State Park

Ratings Breakdown

  • 0
  • 1
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  • 9
  • 6
Nicole L.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2021

It was okay

The bathrooms were gross and my dog got stung by a scorpion, so my opinion is very low for this place. It seems like a nice place to stop and stay a night but keep an eye out for scorpions and I wouldn't recommend going in the water, found all kinds of articles about the water quality being poor.…

Month of VisitAugust
Candice T.
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2021

Love this place

One of my favorite campgrounds that I’ve stayed at. We paid $25 for one night, since we were out of state. For that much, we got toilets, showers, picnic tables, and running water to do our dishes and drink from. The campsites are close enough to the lake for it to be enjoyable. Really loved this…

Month of VisitOctober
JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2021

2x in ten days

We enjoyed the quiet stay on our way out to California, so we stayed again on the way back from there.

The entrance and overnight fees are not obviously stated on the entrance shack.

We learned this on our return stay. Awakened by a ranger’s soft knock on the RV door, we were informed that we…

  • Plenty of space for our small RV
  • Covered picnic table by a fire pit.
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Month of VisitSeptember

Location

Rye Patch State Park is located in Nevada

Directions

Located 22 miles east of Lovelock, Nevada (46 miles west of Winnemucca), just off of Interstate-80, on Rye Patch Reservoir Road. Exit 129 will take you to the main park entrance, dam and campgrounds.

Coordinates

40.46700949 N
118.30792982 W

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About This Campground

The river campground below Rye Patch Dam has 22 units, a restroom with flush toilets and hot showers. The campground on the reservoir's west side has 25 units, a restroom with flush toilets and hot showers. A sanitary dump station with potable water is located on the dam's west side. A camping limit of 14 days in a 30-day period is enforced. Open year-round, Rye Patch State Recreation Area is situated on a 22-mile long reservoir that has 72 miles of shoreline and 11,000 acres of water surface when full. Visitors enjoy camping, picnicking, swimming and water-skiing, and fisherman delight in the available white bass, catfish, black bass and walleye. Trails around and throughout the park make it easy to enjoy the waterfowl and wildlife that abound, including hawks, eagles, owls, great egrets, antelope, deer and fox. The park also serves as a popular base camp for off-road vehicles, ghost town exploration and gold prospecting.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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