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Silver Springs Beach #7 Campground

Lahontan State Recreation Area

Western Nevada, Nevada

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Silver Springs Beach #7 Campground

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  • A park entrance station is also the location of the RV dump station.- Silver Springs Beach #7 Campground
  • Sites throughout the campground seem to vary a little bit. This is a typical one.- Silver Springs Beach #7 Campground
  • Some sites sit with views of Lake Lahontan.- Silver Springs Beach #7 Campground
  • Sites overlooking the lake.- Silver Springs Beach #7 Campground
  • An adjacent day-use area also has a boat ramp.- Silver Springs Beach #7 Campground
  • Water spigots are placed throughout the campground.- Silver Springs Beach #7 Campground
  • Ideal sites come with lake views.- Silver Springs Beach #7 Campground
  • Silver Springs Beach #7 Campground is one of only two year-round serviced campgrounds in Lake Lahontan State Recreation Area.- Silver Springs Beach #7 Campground
  • Outdoor showers and central bathroom buildings serving the campground.- Silver Springs Beach #7 Campground
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Pros: 
Lake access.
Cons: 
Large gap between desirable sites and less desirable sites.
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Region:
Western Nevada, NV
Access: 
Vehicle
Managed by: 
Nevada State Parks
Price per night (basic site): 
15.00 $ (12.59 €)
Congestion: 
Frequently full
Pets allowed: 
Yes, with restrictions
Maximum trailer length: 
32.00 ft (9.75 m)
Year round: 
Yes
Parking Pass: 
Park entrance fee
Preferable Season(s):
Spring, Summer, Fall
Reservations possible: 
No
Total number of sites: 
25
Current Local Weather:
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Campground Description

Campground Description

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Silver Springs Beach #7 Campground is one of only two developed campgrounds within the Lahontan State Recreation Area. While camping along the lakeshore is permitted anywhere outside of day-use and boat launch areas, all amenities at these primitive camps are closed from October to May, funneling park visitors to Silver Springs Beach #7, where toilets and showers are operational year round. This leaves the handful of highly desirable sites at a premium.

With 25 spaces, the most desirable sites are the asphalt pads perched over the lakeshore. All sites in the campground have a picnic table and firepit grill. Bathrooms contain flush toilets, and showers are outdoors.

When full, the lake contains 10,000 surface acres of water (significantly less than when the lake was an ancient sea covering 8500 square miles during the last Ice Age). A boat launch is near the campground, and this is accessible for an additional fee.

Nightly camp fees are $15. A combined camping and boat launch fee of $25 is optional. Payment is made at an entrance gate upon driving into the recreation area. An RV dump station is also available at the entrance station. Basic groceries and amenities are available in the town of Silver Springs located 5 miles from the campground.

Additional regulations for Lahontan State Recreation Area can be found here.

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