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 04/20 0%
High 79° / Low 53°
Clear. Lows overnight in the low 50s.
Saturday 04/21 0%
High 80° / Low 58°
Sunny skies. High around 80F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday 04/22 0%
High 85° / Low 61°
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High near 85F. NNE winds shifting to SSE at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday 04/23 0%
High 87° / Low 62°
Mainly sunny. High 87F. Winds S at 10 to 15 mph.
Tuesday 04/24 0%
High 86° / Low 62°
Partly cloudy skies. High 86F. Winds ENE at 10 to 15 mph.
Wednesday 04/25 0%
High 87° / Low 62°
Mainly sunny. High 87F. NNE winds shifting to ESE 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.