Boulder Beach Campground

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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.

Each campsite provides space for up to eight people with one camping unit, i.e., motor home or

camp trailer. A maximum of two motorized vehicles, four motorcycles or combination thereof if towed

or carried on or by a camper may occupy a site. Paved roads lead to each site, and the sites are

asphalt or concrete. There are multiple water spigots and restrooms spread throughout the

campground. The restrooms have sinks and flush toilets. There are no showers. Accessible sites are

available. An RV dump station and water refill station are located near the entrance of the


Need to Know

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.


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 for updates on amenity closures.

Changes & Cancellations

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

Contact Information


601 Nevada Way Boulder City NV 89005

Phone Number

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

Rental Options

Learn more about gear rental options for your trip

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 Beach Entrance of the park. Follow Lakeshore Road 2 miles and take your second right. The NPS campground is on the left.

Available Campsites

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