Government Wash Dispersed Camping

Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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Government Wash Rd. Boulder City, NV 89005 702-293-8990 Official Website

GPS: 36.1309, -114.8369

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Overview of Government Wash Dispersed Camping

Entrance fee into Lake Mead National Recreation Area applies. Visitors can purchase a 7 day or Annual pass.

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

Elevation 1,213 ft / 369 m

Max Stay 15

Tent Camping Yes

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Q&A - Ask the Community about Government Wash Dispersed Camping

nicdom13 asked on 3/25/2021

It says it's free, but then it says permit required. Can anyone shed some light on this?

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Reviews of Government Wash Dispersed Camping 60 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G
Confirmed by 36 Users
Last reported 5/14/2022
Confirmed by 21 Users
Last reported 3/11/2022
T-Mobile 4G
Confirmed by 15 Users
Last reported 4/21/2022

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  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
  • fishing
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • big rig
  • pull thru
  • restrooms: flush
  • trash
  • pets
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