Washoe Lake 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

15 people have reviewed this location.

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Sue

43 Cyclone 4113
2016 Dodge Ram 3500 Dually
1 review
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
13 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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NomadicNeighbors

32 Fleetwood Tioga
64 reviews
Nightly rate: $17
Days stayed: 3

NomadicNeighbors would stay here again

“A Nice Campground in a Great Area”

Reviewed Aug 15, 2017

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We loved Carson City and our trips up to Lake Tahoe. As far as campgrounds to base these things out of, this place is pretty good. It's a basic dry campground, but the sites are well spaced and well cared for. They were updating the picnic table in all of the sites while we were there. The showers were nice, but there are not many ... more

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Jen and Q
Livingston, TX
27 Airstream Flying Cloud Twin
2012 Ford F-250
152 reviews
Nightly rate: $17
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 14

Jen and Q would stay here again

Reviewed Oct 22, 2016

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Loved this campground, just wish there was a longer stay limit than 7 nights. Easy access to Carson City and everything that offers. From my observation, the sites seemed very well spaced although not much in the way of privacy foliage and such. Each site has a ramada which helps if it gets really hot. It's a dry lake now and proba... more

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M&M
CA
24 Nash 22GQ
3 reviews
Nightly rate: $17
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 10
“Beautiful and Convenient to Carson City & Reno”

Reviewed Jul 17, 2016

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We camp here when we're visiting family in Carson City. It's perfect for our needs: close to town and an escape into the outdoors for our after hours enjoyment. We're fine with dry camping and the showers are nice. The park doesn't take reservations so once you get a site, you're in for your max 7 day stay. That being said, we've never... more

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Anthony Sherman
Kennebunk, ME
17 reviews
Nightly rate: $17
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 4
“Put this on your list!”

Reviewed May 06, 2016

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Hot showers, flush toilets, multiple water faucets, & a dump station - a great place to get recharged. Washoe Lake is surrounded by mountains on three sides, has lovely low bush foliage throughout, and its just ten minutes to Carson City. Carson City is a lovely small town - big enough to have all you need, and small enough that traf... more

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KnKFoster

38 5th Wheel 3500 Silverado
48 reviews
Nightly rate: $17
Days stayed: 3

KnKFoster would stay here again

“Beautiful, Quiet Park”

Reviewed Sep 25, 2015

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We chose this park to test out our solar system and really liked it. The lake was completely dry, but the campground is quite pretty. There are very few trees, so not much shade or privacy, but we selected a spot that had a nice view and didn't directly face a neighbor. There are no hookups here, so come prepared. Access to the pa... 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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