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.
Friday 07/20 20%
High 102° / Low 77°
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 70s.
Saturday 07/21 20%
High 94° / Low 75°
Intervals of clouds and sunshine in the morning with more clouds for later in the day. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 94F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
Sunday 07/22 0%
High 99° / Low 78°
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 99F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph.
Monday 07/23 0%
High 103° / Low 80°
Generally sunny. High 103F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday 07/24 0%
High 105° / Low 82°
Sunshine and some clouds. High around 105F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 07/25 0%
High 106° / Low 81°
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 106F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 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.