bitterbob

302 days ago

bitterbob 5 reviews

"clean and spacious sites"

Nightly fee just $10 with a Nevada Parks pass. FCFS only but the campground very rarely fills up even on weekends. The sites on the paved loop are all roomy pullthroughs with full hookup (elec, water & sewer, plus a picnic table and sunshelter).... Read more

486 days ago

bitterbob 5 reviews

"whole town is closed"

There are a couple of trailers parked in Nipton and some permanent residents, but the campground is closed as are the restaurant and "Hotel California." According to gossip in Searchlight new owners attempted to create a "Burning Man" attraction... Read more

486 days ago

bitterbob 5 reviews

"good boondocking site"

Wee Thump Road is a little more than 8 miles west of Searchlight. You'll have to look sharp to see the old windmill about 1/8 mile north of the highway -- the blades are gone leaving nothing but the frame -- but look for the stop sign at the road.... Read more

486 days ago

bitterbob 5 reviews

"just the basics "

Cree's is a gravel parking lot with 12 pullthrough spaces, 10 of which are occupied on a semi-permanent basis by workers in the gold mine to the west. They leave for work at 6 and don't get back 'til after 4, so the camp is pretty empty during the... Read more

Balancing Rock Camp Needles, CA
935 days ago

bitterbob 5 reviews
We just stopped here for a picnic lunch and short hike, didn't stay overnight and didn't try cell coverage. Balancing Rock is a boondocking site -- half-dozen fire rings around a rocky outcrop north of Dead Mountains. No tables, toilet or other... Read more
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"clean and spacious sites"
"whole town is closed"
"good boondocking site"
"just the basics "
Balancing Rock Camp
Needles, CA
 
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