Whether you want to get away from the buzz of Vegas or you are coming to Vegas for a mix of the nightlife and nature, there are some amazing campgrounds in Nevada that are near Las Vegas. Read on to find out where the absolute best camping is near Las Vegas, Nevada.
Absolute Best Camping Near the Vegas Strip:
1. Las Vegas KOA Journey at Sam’s Town: 7 miles to the Strip
The Las Vegas KOA is right next door to the Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino so you can enjoy a night at the casino and walk home to your RV for a restful sleep. There is a North Camp and a South Camp with similar amenities. The South Camp is the larger of the two. There’s a small pool and spa for guests as well as a small fenced-in dog run. Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino next door has an 18-screen theatre, bowling alley, Roxy’s lounge for shows and a food court. All within walking distance. This is not the place to stay if you want to get close to nature, it is more like a parking lot with a few cleverly placed trees, but you will be close to the action of Vegas.
|Las Vegas KOA Journey at Sam’s Town|
|Miles to the Vegas Strip||7 miles (20 min drive)|
|Location||East of the Strip|
|Nearest Casino||Sam’s Town Hotel and Casino (Next Door!)|
|RV Sites||287 sites|
|Amenities||Showers, restrooms, pool, spa, dog walk|
|What Makes it the Absolute Best||Right next door to large Casino/Hotel|
2. Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort: 6.6 miles to the Strip
The Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort has an oasis feel to it with extensive landscaping with palm trees and waterfalls. The gated park has a “Casablanca” feel throughout. If you plan to stay awhile in Las Vegas this is a wonderful camping community. Located only 6 ½ miles south of the strip it is an easy access to Hwy 15 to the downtown strip. There are two large pools, a hot tub, clubhouse, several dog runs, an onsite café and a small golf course.
|Oasis Las Vegas RV Resort|
|Miles to the Vegas Strip||6.6 miles (12 min drive)|
|Location||South of the strip, just east of Hwy 15|
|RV Sites||700 sites|
|Amenities||Showers, restrooms, laundry, family pool, adult pool, spa, |
exercise room, small store, Oasis Café onsite
|What Makes it the Absolute Best||Luxury landscaping and two large pools!|
3. Las Vegas Motorcoach Resort: 7 miles to the Strip
Voted as one of the top 5 Luxury RV Resorts by USA Today in 2019, 2020 and 2021, the Las Vegas Motorcoach Resort really takes everything one step further. This resort only allows Class A Motorcoaches, so no Class B or C or bumper pulled campers. Each site has plenty of room for your Motorcoach plus an amazing patio buildout with thatch covered picnic area and BBQ grill. The grounds have 5 pools, hot tub, mini-golf, pickle ball, clubhouse, diner and a gated entrance.
|Las Vegas Motorcoach Ressort|
|Miles to the Vegas Strip||7 miles (20 min drive)|
|Location||South of the Strip, just west of Hwy 15|
|RV Sites||407 sites: Must be a Class A Motorcoach|
|Tent Sites||No tent camping allowed|
|Amenities||showers, restroom, laundry, 5 swimming pools, hot tubs, |
dog exercise area, diner
|What Makes it the Absolute Best||Most luxurious camping around!|
4. Main Street Station RV Park: 6.8 miles to the heart of the Strip
If you want to stay north of the strip and be able to walk to the Freemont Strip Entertainment District, then this basic RV park is for you. It is a small parking lot of a campground with a few trees, but it’s right next door to the Main Street Casino Brewery and Hotel. When you stay at the RV park you also get access to the California Hotel’s pool and fitness area which is just a short walk away. If you plan on spending most of your time seeing Vegas instead of at the campground this is one of the absolute best places to stay!
|Main Street Station RV Park|
|Miles to the Vegas Strip||6.8 miles to the heart (10 min drive), but right on the |
North end of the strip, walk to Freemont Street
|Location||North of the strip, one block off Main Street|
|RV Sites||72 sites|
|Amenities||Showers, restrooms, laundry, access to hotel pool & |
|What makes it the absolute best||Walk to the Freemont Street, use Hotel Pool & |
Fitness Area, best of both worlds!
Absolute Best Camping Near Las Vegas:
5. Red Rock Canyon Campground: 23 miles to the Strip
For more traditional rustic camping, you can stay just 30 minutes outside of Vegas at the Red Rock Canyon Campground. The campsites are spread out at the bottom of the nearby mountains and have covered picnic tables, but that is about it. There are no RV sites, no water or electricity hookups or a dump stations, so plan ahead. There are a few drinking fountains throughout the park and vault toilets. This is a hiker’s paradise with 31 different hiking trails and loops through the 195,819 acres within the Mojave Desert. Be prepared to see some unique animals like the red racer snake, Merriam’s kangaroo rat, tiger whiptail lizard and cute desert cottontails.
|Red Rock Canyon Campground|
|Miles to the Vegas Strip||23 miles (30 min drive)|
|Location||West of downtown Vegas, in the Red Rock Canyon|
|RV Sites||0, No hookups or dump station|
|Amenities||Vault toilets, drinking water|
|Reservations||Yes, book in advance, CLOSED all summer|
|What Makes it the Absolute Best||Hiker’s paradise!|
6. Boulder Beach Campground at Lake Mead: 33 miles to the Strip
If you are looking for a campground near the beach, then Boulder Beach Campground is perfect for you. This campsite is right by Boulder Beach on Lake Mead. Enjoy swimming, boating and sailing along the mile of shoreline. Each site has a fire pit and picnic table and can fit an RV or tent. You can also check out the nearby Lake Mead RV village. Many of the sites are shaded with tall palm trees and have views of Lake Mead. If you go hiking in Lake Mead National Park be ready to spot many birds, antelope, squirrels and maybe a coyote!
|Boulder Beach Campground|
|Miles to the Vegas Strip||33 miles (38 minute drive)|
|Location||East of Las Vegas near Lake Mead and Hoover Dam|
|RV Sites||148 large RV/Tent Sites|
|Tent Sites||148 large RV/Tent Sites|
|Amenities||Picnic tables, fire pits, grills, drinking water, restrooms (no showers)|
|What Makes it the Absolute Best||Only a short walk to a beautiful swimming beach!|
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