Callville Bay Campground

Overview

Callville Bay Campground is located just minutes from Las Vegas along the northern edge of the Boulder Basin of Lake Mead. It’s open year-round and features paved sites that can accommodate tents or RVs, along with tables, fire pits and/or grills. Restrooms and water spigots are located throughout the campsite. Temperatures usually surpass 100F (37C) degrees June-August. In May and September, daytime highs are around 90F (32C). October-April, temperatures are much cooler. Lows can dip to freezing temps December-February. The area averages 4 inches of rain each year. There is lush vegetation that provides shade. A few sites provide views of the lake. 

Recreation

When you stay at Callville Bay Campground, you can enjoy the area on land or on water. A nearby shaded picnic area has cool grass, grills, restrooms and panels explaining the history of the area. Across the street, you’ll find the trailhead to the Callville Summit Trail. This 2.7-mile moderate hike requires a short climb, but yields a spectacular view of Lake Mead, Fortification Hill, the Hemenway Valley and the River Mountains. The Callville Bay Resort is within walking distance and has a dine-in restaurant and lounge, a café and store with many amenities. Down at the marina, you can rent boats by the hour or launch your own at the launch ramp. Although fishing and swimming are not allowed in the harbor where the marina is located, you can hike throughout the backcountry to find your own secluded cove. 

Facilities

Each campsite provides space for up to eight people with one camping unit, i.e., motor home or camp trailer. A maximum of two motorized vehicles, four motorcycles or combination thereof if towed or carried on or by a camper may occupy a site. Paved roads lead to each site, and the sites are asphalt. There are multiple water spigots and restrooms spread out throughout the campground. The restrooms have sinks and toilets. There are no showers. Accessible sites are available. An RV dump station and water refill station are located near the entrance of the campground.

Natural Features

Callville Bay Campground has lush vegetation that shades nearly every campsite. There is a mix of palm trees, oleanders, mature cottonwood trees and native vegetation that also helps provide privacy between sites. A few campsites offer views of Lake Mead. Wildlife in the area includes many species of birds and lizards along with antelope squirrels and the occasional coyote. 

Nearby Attractions

Located just minutes from Henderson, North Las Vegas, and Las Vegas, Nevada, where the attractions range from museums to mega resorts and casinos with headliner acts and an array of dining options.

Charges & Cancellations

Please have cancellations processed in the system three days in advance of your visit.

Located just minutes from Las Vegas off Northshore Road within the park and near the city of Henderson, Nevada. Take Lake Mead Parkway east to the park entrance. Take your first left onto Northshore Road. Follow the road about 11 miles. Turn right toward Callville Bay. After about four miles, the campground is on the right. 

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