Knob Hill Primitive Camping area offers dispersed desert camping on BLM land in Southern Nevada north of the town of Searchlight. The area has boulder covered mountainous terrain that is popular for rock climbing and four-wheel driving.
The Knob Hill area is located in the Mojave Desert which often has harsh, extreme conditions. You can expect it to be very hot or cold and dry with scorpions and snakes in the area during warmer seasons. Camping here in the summer time is not recommended.
Camping at Knob Hill is a primitive backcountry camping experience. Be prepared for a harsh environment and bring plenty of water.
Knob Hill Primitive Camping Features
|Campground Type:||Primitive, Dispersed|
|Number of Campsites:||Unlimited|
|Use Level:||Very Low|
|RV/Trailer Length:||Not Defined|
|Cell Phone Service:||None|
|Operating Season:||Campground open year-round|
|Geo Coordinates:||35.662455, -114.850951|
|Nearest City/Town:||Searchlight, Nevada|
|Location:||Clark County, Nevada|
|Paved Road Access:||None|
|Proximity to Stores:||17 Miles to Searchlight, Nevada|
|Directions:||Highway 95 south to white county sign that reads “Nelson.” Take road two miles east to powerline road. Take powerline road east four miles to granite outcropping.|
|Web:||Bureau of Land Management – Southern Nevada District Office|
|Reservations:||Not Accepted – First-come/First-Served|
When To Go
Spring & Fall – Spring and Fall offer the best weather, not too hot, and not too cold.
Saturday 01/20 20%
High 44° / Low 30°
A mix of clouds and sun with gusty winds. High 44F. Winds WNW at 20 to 30 mph. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
Sunday 01/21 0%
High 48° / Low 31°
Sunshine. High 48F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday 01/22 0%
High 50° / Low 37°
Some clouds in the morning will give way to mainly sunny skies for the afternoon. High around 50F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday 01/23 0%
High 55° / Low 38°
A mainly sunny sky. High around 55F. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph.
Wednesday 01/24 0%
High 58° / Low 40°
Partly cloudy skies. High 58F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday 01/25 10%
High 55° / Low 32°
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High around 55F. Winds SW at 15 to 25 mph.
What To Do
Hiking, Bouldering, & Rock Climbing – The Knob Hill area is used for hiking, bouldering, and rock climing.
Off-Roading – There are numerous Jeep trails in the area that vary in difficulty.