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Bob Scott Campground

Northern Nevada Basin, Nevada

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  • Bob Scott Campground sign along Highway 50.- Bob Scott Campground
  • Self pay kiosk at the campground entrance.- Bob Scott Campground
  • Sites have a table and fire ring.- Bob Scott Campground
  • Five sites have a pull-through.- Bob Scott Campground
  • Spigots located throughout the campground have water seasonally.- Bob Scott Campground
  • Views of the peaks at the northern end of the Toiyabe Range.- Bob Scott Campground
  • Some sites have shade, while others remain more exposed.- Bob Scott Campground
  • A central bathroom has vault toilets.- Bob Scott Campground
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Scenic.
Cons: 
Closed seasonally.
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Region:
Northern Nevada Basin, NV
Access: 
Vehicle
Managed by: 
Forest Service
Price per night (basic site): 
10.00 $ (8.40 €)
Congestion: 
Occasionally full
Pets allowed: 
Yes, with restrictions
Maximum trailer length: 
35.00 ft (10.67 m)
Year round: 
No
Open from: 
May 15 to October 28
Parking Pass: 
Private or commercial fee
Preferable Season(s):
Spring, Summer, Fall
Reservations possible: 
No
Total number of sites: 
9
Current Local Weather:
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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Bob Scott Campground is a small Forest Service campground located at Bob Scott Summit slightly east of the town of Austin, Nevada on Highway 50.

The campground has nine sites as well as a group campsite that can accommodate up to 12 people, and it runs on a first-come, first-served basis. Five of the sites have pull-through parking that is suitable for medium-sized RVs.

The entire campground sits on a short loop road with a central vault toilet bathroom in the center of the campground.

The campground is generally open from mid-May through late-October, depending on conditions, and sees its heaviest usage during elk and deer hunting seasons. Water is available seasonally from several spigots located throughout the campground.

Cost is $10 per site, payable at the self-serve kiosk at the campground's entrance. 

Gas and provisions are available in the town of Austin, about 7 miles west of the campground.

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