Boxcar Cove

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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Boxcar Cove Rd. Boulder City, NV 89005 702-293-8990 Official Website

GPS: 36.1303, -114.7839

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Max Stay: 15
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
Learn more: Boondocking 101

3 people have reviewed this location.

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Paul Robinson
WI 12' Sea pine Ford Escape
8 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 9

Paul Robinson would stay here again

“Awesome boondocking spot”

Reviewed Jan 14, 2019

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This is a beautiful place to boondock. Our camper was literally 20 feet off the lake. When you come down the road for Boxcar and Crawdad cove stay left and follow the road all the way to the lake. It’s bumpy but not terrible. There are spots all over to camp along the way. We brought kayaks so the beach was perfect for us!! Amazing sce... more

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John T
21' Coachmen Viking 21RD
94 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 36.1198, -114.7840
“Rowdy tent campers on the beach”

Reviewed Apr 17, 2018

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I only spent one night here because of rowdy tent campers on the beach. I moved to Crawdad Cove, down the right fork of the same dirt road from Northshore Rd. It was noisy there too, but it's a nicer and more spacious location that Boxcar. I won't come to back to either location again. The rules I got from the visitors center clearl... more

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3bars
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Vintage Gypsis
30' 4 winds 2006 chev trailblazer
6 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 13
“Great place to stay for a while”

Reviewed Dec 20, 2017

Overall Rating

We came to boxcar cove from government wash what a differance quiet peacefull no all night traffic. we got our 26 ft travel trailer right down to the water. the road is washboard and narrow in places and watch for the deep gravel in places we saw several cars stuck in it. there is one bad spot right near the end of the road but i got o... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Hookups:
  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Facilities:
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
Pets:
  • pets

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