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.
Thursday 02/21 90%
High 34° / Low 27°
Snow showers early will become steadier snow for the afternoon. Temps nearly steady in the low to mid 30s. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 90%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
Friday 02/22 0%
High 41° / Low 25°
Sunny with gusty winds. High 41F. Winds NNW at 20 to 30 mph.
Saturday 02/23 0%
High 45° / Low 30°
Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. High around 45F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday 02/24 0%
High 49° / Low 31°
Partly cloudy skies. High 49F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday 02/25 0%
High 54° / Low 38°
Partly cloudy skies. High 54F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
Tuesday 02/26 0%
High 59° / Low 42°
Mostly sunny skies. High 59F. Winds S at 10 to 20 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.