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.
Monday 11/20 0%
High 68° / Low 47°
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 40s.
Tuesday 11/21 0%
High 73° / Low 56°
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 73F. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph.
Wednesday 11/22 0%
High 76° / Low 56°
Sunny. Record high temperatures expected. High 76F. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph.
Thursday 11/23 0%
High 77° / Low 54°
Abundant sunshine. Near record high temperatures. High 77F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.
Friday 11/24 0%
High 76° / Low 54°
Partly cloudy. High 76F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday 11/25 0%
High 76° / Low 54°
A mainly sunny sky. High 76F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 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.