Sacramento Pass Recreation Area

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White Pine County Road 35 Ely, NV 89301 775-289-1800 Official Website

GPS: 39.1215, -114.3049

Last Price Paid: $0
Pad Type: dirt
Elevation: 6724 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

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

21 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
1bars
Verizon 3G
1bars
Verizon Voice Only
2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
1bars
AT&T 3G
0bars
T-Mobile
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Working Adventure
Saint Paul, MN 31' Winnebago Access
7 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: Upper Area, Center Spot

Working Adventure would stay here again

“Clean, Free, Easy”

Reviewed Sep 17, 2017

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Super easy access right off I-50. Couldn't believe it was free. Excellent site quality, clean and very well kept grounds. Great overnight stop Logistics: there are 5 or so sites on the bottom campground and an equestrian campground at the top. There are only 4 sites up top but they have much better views than the lower ones. No one ... more

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3bars
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0bars
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0bars
T-Mobile Voice Only

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fpoole
Seattle, WA 24' Arctic Fox Truck Camper 990 2016 RAM Flatbed HD 5500 Diesel
20 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 1
“Exceptional Campground - Surprised”

Reviewed Sep 11, 2017

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I left the Lehman Caves looking for a spot, Cleve Creek - Google Maps had wrong location, discovered this after going down the dirt road following google (Reported and since corrected). Anyway great spot, Solar/Dish, minimal Internet, Vrzn.. Nice view of the pond, and upper road, apx 1/2 mile? about 4-5 sites. Whole area appears to ... more

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Luc
24' Winnebago View
21 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2

Luc would stay here again

“Incredible, one of the best”

Reviewed Sep 09, 2017

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Great BLM with paved patios, fire rings, BBQ gril. Very large sites. Better than most of the "official" campgrounds. You will barely hear vehicles on the US-50 since most of the traffic stops at night. No wonder, this road is called the loneliest road in America. If you don't want to hear it at all, just go in the upper section of... more

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Teo
26' TT
23 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 5

Teo would stay here again

“Amazing!”

Reviewed Jun 04, 2017

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Gorgeous, clean campground with covered concrete patios, great views and excellent hiking. Lots of sun for solar. Barely any cell reception. I came on a Saturday and the lower area was full except one spot. Most of the campers were very quiet.. but one more eccentric gentleman in an older trailer was blasting terrible 80's music so lou... more

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1bars
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Porter Palmer
33' Forest River Surveyor 2012 Chevrolet Silverado
3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2

Porter Palmer would stay here again

“Beautiful, clean, quiet, and free near Great Basin NP”

Reviewed May 25, 2017

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This is one of the best places we've stayed. No services, including cell, but there are clean pit toilets, paved patios with covered picnic tables, grills, and fire pits at each site. We camped up top in the equestrian area and could see Wheeler Peak (Great Basin NP) from our site. This is dark sky country and the Milky Way put on a sh... more

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0bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
0bars
AT&T 3G
0bars
AT&T Voice Only
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Verizon Voice Only

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Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

holiday would stay here again

“Well Kept Facility”

Reviewed Oct 03, 2016

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The campsites circle a small pond.
Metal picnic tables with shelter and fire pit. Pit toilets are clean.
20 minutes to Lehman Caves visitor center.
Sprint, no cell service. T-Mobile, barely one bar.

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Rich O.
Medford, OR 41' Monaco Windsor 2002 Honda Accord
7 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 0
Site Number: ?

Rich O. would stay here again

“VERY peaceful, views, clean. ”

Reviewed Sep 21, 2016

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There are more spaces back in the equestrian area but lots of dust going back there. A little hard to level but just takes a little time. Nice Place. 44 miles from the new Loves station (under construction) in Ely Nv.

Was able to use Verizon Jet Pack but only forced to 3G.

Stars all over the place at night.

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3bars
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Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

American Frolic would stay here again

“Lovely, beautiful and very peaceful! ”

Reviewed Aug 08, 2016

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We don't like to pay for camping if we can help it. We stay at a lot of harvest host but also use @campendium for free camping spots. This beautiful spot I found on campendium Instagram, which I love use their location part of the Instagram. This spot was on the boarder of Utah and Colorado and is called Sacramento Recreation Area. ... more

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melstrails
Flagstaff, AZ
4 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 1

melstrails would stay here again

“Great spot while traveling on NV 50”

Reviewed Mar 01, 2016

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6500 ft. Hiking trails. Bathrooms. Clean. Beautiful. Free. Dogs loved it.

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Vairman
Glen Mills, PA 38' Lifestyle Ford F450
11 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
“Perfect location for a visit to Great Basin”

Reviewed Jun 19, 2015

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Excellent boondocking experience. Excellent location on Rt. 50 about 30 minutes to Great Basin National Park. They had a nice fishing hole that was well used while we were there. The sites had a covered picnic table, fire ring and bar-b-q grill. All were well maintained. They also had pit toilets if you are trying to preserve your ... more

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2bars
Verizon 3G
2bars
Verizon Voice Only

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Land Cruising Adventure: Sacramento Pass BLM Campground | Nevada

Most BLM campgrounds are wonderful, this was in the middle of almost nowhere, right off Route 50 in Nevada.  And it is free!  The little pond makes it interesting and that's my 5th wheel just bey...

Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • OHV
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • restrooms: vault
Pets:
  • pets

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