Washoe Lake State Park

State Park

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4855 East Lake Blvd
Carson City, NV 89704
775-687-4319
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GPS: 39.242, -119.764

Last Price Paid: $15
Number of Sites: 49
Pad Type: asphalt
Elevation: 5046 ft
Max Length: 45 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

20 people have reviewed this location.

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2 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 17

niRVanaOnWheels would stay here again

“Peace, quiet and beautiful views ”

Reviewed Oct 19, 2018

Overall Rating

A gem in the valley! Somewhat off the beaten path, yet still only 10 minutes from town. Gazebos at most sites, as well as a fire pit and picnic table. Two restroom buildings (very clean) and one shower facility. Spacious sites. Will definitely return!

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PH

40 Tiffin Phaeton
2017 Chevy Spark
11 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 12

PH would stay here again

“Great Desert Spots With a lake View”

Reviewed Oct 13, 2018

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Sometimes when the lake was calm it looked like a mirage. This is a great campground, lots of space between sites, sagebrush everywhere. The road nearby is Eastlake Blvd, if going south from the campground it is great. But the road coming from the north is paved but not great, goes past several ranches and is very bumpy. We made severa... more

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Lovin Juice Plus
Minden, NV
34 Keystone Montana
9 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 3

Lovin Juice Plus would stay here again

“Nice place to dry camp”

Reviewed Sep 23, 2018

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We enjoyed this little campground as far as dry camping goes. It’s clean, with paved roads, each campsite has a nice “covered” table and it’s close to the shallow lake and hiking trails too. There’s even a dump station on your way out of the campground. Warning- the weather was perfect while we there, but the Washoe area (which ... more

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9 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 2

gla would stay here again

“Big sky and hill views, lovely quiet campground”

Reviewed Sep 10, 2018

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This was our first time in the Carson city area, and we were very favourably impressed by this State Park, lake, and campground. The campground is very clean and tidy and the ranger very friendly. Also good value with dump station, water available and showers/toilets all for just $15/night (no hookups). It was pretty empty while we we... more

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9 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 2

gla would stay here again

“Big sky and hill views, lovely quiet campground”

Reviewed Sep 10, 2018

Overall Rating

This was our first time in the Carson city area, and we were very favourably impressed by this State Park, lake, and campground. The campground is very clean and tidy and the ranger very friendly. It was pretty empty while we were here so lovely and quiet. As previous reviews have mentioned, lots of jackrabbits, birds etc. There are s... more

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Sue

43 Cyclone 4113
2016 Dodge Ram 3500 Dually
2 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 8

Sue would stay here again

“Nice park near the lake”

Reviewed Jun 25, 2018

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We have lived in the Reno/Tahoe area for 43 plus years. Typically we whiz through the Washoe Valley at 70 miles per hour to and from shopping, the airport, etc. We finally decided to check out this state park and were very pleasantly surprised! The rangers maintain the parks nicely. They round several times per day which is awesome! Th... more

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Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 7

SilverVagabondGirl would stay here again

“Close to Carson City & Reno, scenic & relatively quiet. ”

Reviewed Jun 15, 2018

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Firm policy on max stay of 7 days. Still a transcient vibe at times. No issues. Good value. Nice walk to dunes & lake, which was full from snowmelt. Wild mustangs, jack rabbits & ducks abound. Views of Mt Rose are beautiful.

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Teddi & Roger
Kent, WA
33 National Trop-i-cal T330
2007 Honda CRV
119 reviews
Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 14

Teddi & Roger would stay here again

“Watch wild horses and hang gliders right from your campsite!”

Reviewed May 21, 2018

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We stayed two nights at Washoe State Park. It is close enough to Carson City to take advantage of the shopping/services. The campground is arranged in two loops, A loop is closer to the lake and in my opinion is preferable. Each site has a covered picnic table and grill/fire ring. The entire campground (49 sites) is first come/first se... more

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eastsidej
CA
9 Toyota Tacoma with Cabover Camper Six-Pac Mini 6'
3 reviews
Nightly rate: $17
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 20

eastsidej would stay here again

“Convenient clean campground with lake and mountain views ”

Reviewed Feb 17, 2018

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We have been camping here for years since it is such a convenient location when visiting Reno/ Carson and is open year round, The sites are basic but nice with table, shade structure, and fire pit. The bathrooms flush and are clean. Nice short walking trails from the campground. It can be pretty hot/ exposed in summer or wind prone wit... more

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RVSquirrel

21 Pleasure-Way Lexor
23 reviews
Nightly rate: $17
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 022

RVSquirrel would stay here again

“Lots of Deer and Wild Horses. Remote location yet close to Carson City and Reno.”

Reviewed Nov 30, 2017

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Non-reservable sites. We arrived about 2pm on a late October Friday and got the last spot. Many campers circling all afternoon but the campground was full. It's a more popular campground than we expected. B loop closes for winter. Really clean campsite with table, shade and fire ring. Self-serve check in once you pick your site. We... more

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Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • boat ramp
  • recreation trail
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • recycle
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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