Boulder Beach Group Campsites

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Boulder Beach Group 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 campsite. 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 to provide shade, and many sites have pristine views of the lake. Boulder Beach is about a 20-minute walk from the campground.  

The group campground has a 12-person minimum/30-person maximum per site. Reservations are required. The group campground is for tent camping only with limited vehicle parking. RV sites are located nearby. Group campground accommodations include a common area restroom, picnic tables, fire pit, water spigots and limited shaded areas. The restrooms have sinks and toilets. There are no showers. 

Need to Know

Natural Features

There is a mix of palm trees, oleanders, mature cottonwood trees and native vegetation. The group campground offers 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 occasional coyote. 

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.


When you stay at the Boulder Beach Group 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 Trail. 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 on the lake to the Hoover Dam and back. 

Changes & Cancellations

Changes and cancellations must be made three days in advance of first date of stay, and must be changed in the system.

Contact Information

Mailing Address

Lake Mead National Recreation Area Headquarters Office 601 Nevada Way Boulder City NV 89005

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 702-293-8906

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

Located just minutes from Las Vegas along Lakeshore Road within the park between the cities of Henderson and Boulder City, Nevada. Take U.S. Highway 93 into the Boulder Entrance of the park. Follow Lakeshore Road 2 miles and take your second right. The group campground is on the left. 

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