Echo Bay Campground

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

Echo Bay Campground is located in the northern end of the park along the Overton Arm of Lake Mead. It’s open year-round and features paved sites that can accommodate tents or 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. Some sites have views of the lake, and vegetation provides some shade. 

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. There are multiple water spigots and restrooms spread out throughout the campground. The restrooms have sinks and toilets. There are no showers. Accessible sites are available. An RV dump station and water refill station are located near the entrance to the Echo Bay Upper Campground on the left. 

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Natural Features

There is a mix of palm trees, oleanders, mature cottonwood trees and native vegetation that help provide shade and privacy between sites. Wildlife in the area includes many species of birds and lizards along with antelope squirrels and the occasional coyote. Some sites have a view of the lake. Echo Bay is remote, making it an ideal location to view the night skies.

Nearby Attractions

There are many adventures to be discovered from Echo Bay, including the Redstone Picnic Area, the historic once-flooded town of St. Thomas, Rogers Spring, Blue Point Spring and the Valley of Fire State Park.


The Echo Bay developed area has a small picnic area, boat launch and store that sells amenities. Anglers enjoy coming to this area to fish along the many coves that can be accessed by foot or boat. A fish cleaning station is located near the picnic area. 

Changes & Cancellations

If you need to cancel, please cancel as soon as possible through so availability is opened up to others.

Contact Information


601 Nevada Way Boulder City NV 89005

Phone Number

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

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Driving Directions

Located along the northwestern portion of Lake Mead along Northshore Road. Access from the north from Overton, Nevada, or Valley of Fire State Park, or from the south from the Las Vegas Valley. The Echo Bay Road turn off is 10 miles south of the Northshore Entrance Station and 40 miles north of the Lake Mead Parkway Entrance Station. The lower campground is about 5 miles from the turnoff to Echo Bay. 

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