Boxcar Cove

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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

GPS: 36.1303, -114.7839

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Overview of Boxcar Cove

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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Pad Type dirt

Max Stay 15

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Boxcar Cove 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 3 Users
Last reported 1/14/2019
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Paul Robinson
WI 12' Sea pine Ford Escape
8 reviews
“Awesome boondocking spot”

Reviewed 1/14/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 9
Overall Rating

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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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

Paul Robinson would stay here again

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John T
21' Coachmen Viking 21RD
116 reviews
“Rowdy tent campers on the beach”

Reviewed 4/17/2018

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 36.1198, -114.7840
Overall Rating

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
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Vintage Gypsis
30' 4 winds 2006 chev trailblazer
6 reviews
“Great place to stay for a while”

Reviewed 12/20/2017

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 13
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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Amenities

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