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Lake View Campground

Cave Lake State Park

Schell Creek + Snake Range Area, Nevada

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Lake View Campground

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  • Cave Lake boat launch is one of the features of Cave Lake State Park that is a quick walk from the campground.- Lake View Campground
  • Welcome to Lake View Campground.- Lake View Campground
  • Self-pay station and rules are posted at the entrance to the campground.- Lake View Campground
  • Sites have a sizeable parking area to accommodate trailers and medium-sized RVs.- Lake View Campground
  • Some sites located higher on the loop road have excellent views.- Lake View Campground
  • Some sites offer a square for pitching a tent a few paces away from the parking spot and campground loop road.- Lake View Campground
  • Site #34 has a yurt that can be reserved.- Lake View Campground
  • The inside of the yurt at site #34.- Lake View Campground
  • A sizeable group site has multiple tables, benches and grills.- Lake View Campground
  • Potable water is available seasonally throughout the campground from spigots.- Lake View Campground
  • A modern central bathroom building has sinks, flush toilets and showers.- Lake View Campground
Overview + Weather
Pros: 
Close proximity to the lake. Scenic views. Modern bathroom.
Cons: 
Tends to be more crowded than Elk Flat Campground.
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Region:
Schell Creek + Snake Range Area, NV
Access: 
Vehicle
Managed by: 
Nevada State Parks
Price per night (basic site): 
15.00 $ (12.59 €)
Congestion: 
Occasionally full
Pets allowed: 
Yes, with restrictions
Maximum trailer length: 
40.00 ft (12.19 m)
Year round: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
General Day Use Fee
Preferable Season(s):
Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Reservations possible: 
No
Total number of sites: 
18
Current Local Weather:
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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Lake View Campground is the more centrally-located of the two campgrounds inside Cave Lake State Park. Set just steps away from the park's day use areas and amenities at the edge of Cave Lake, Lake View also tends to be the busier of the two campgrounds.

Containing 18 sites, all of the individual sites are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. However, the large group site and the yurt site require reservations. Contact the park at 775.728.4467 or by emailing [email protected].

Each site has a picnic table, grill and fire pit. One large modern central bathroom with sinks, showers and flush toilets serves the campground, with spigots located around the campground that offer water seasonally. The campground is open year round, though conditional extremes may affect amenities and services. Sites are available for $15 per night. There is a seven-day camping limit per 30-day period. Site #30 is ADA friendly. A dump station is located outside of Elk Flat Campground.

While hiking, boating, fishing and swimming tend to be popular summer activities in the park, the area's cold winters can see activities switching over to cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing and skating on the frozen lake surface. The nearest groceries and amenities are located 15 miles away in Ely.

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