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Merlin Springs Secluded Camping

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· Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada
400 acres hosted by Shawna J.
1 RV/tent site
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Pets can be off-leash at this Hipcamp.
Merlin Springs is adjacent to the Black Rock Desert Conservation Area, just 10 miles outside Gerlach, Nevada. The Property is located on 400 acres in a valley, surrounded by spectacular views of the Buffalo, Selenite, and Granite Peak mountain ranges. The Black Rock Desert and Gerlach are home to the Burning Man Festival, which attracts approximately 70,000 visitors annually. The area also boasts a variety of outdoor recreation, including Hiking, Mountain Biking, Land Sailing, Rocket Launching, Hot Springs, Photography, Stargazing, and more. Guided hikes and bike rides by certified interpretive guides available to help you explore and navigate the greater Smoke Creek Black Rock area. Inquire for details.Unexpected beauty wrapping you in a private bowl of surrounding mountains. Peace and privacy awaits you. Bring your ATV's and Mountain Bikes. for so much to explore. Squaw Creek Reservoir 10 min nearby for fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking and relaxing. Infamous small town of Gerlach just 10 min away.
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3 ratings · 3 reviews
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Christine F.recommends
June 16, 2024
Merlin Spring RV Site
Quiet, secluded with wildlife and beautiful vistas! We loved it!
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Lindsay B.recommends
May 27, 2024
Merlin Spring RV Site
Most Serene Campsite Ever!
I was trying to get away from the hustle and bustle of Reno and wow this place was just perfect. So quiet, serene, and recharging for me. Little stream and a perfect place to watch the sunset.
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Lauren S.recommends
May 13, 2024
Merlin Spring RV Site
High desert camping
Merlin springs is a pretty incredible place to camp. 360° views of desert/mountains and tons of space to spread out and play/explore. Bring the bikes and some camping games and have a blast! There is a picnic table a fire ring as well as a cook stove provided. The location is great; it's close to the reservoir to fish and swim, close to the playa for recreating and exploring and close to Gerlach to grab a bite or a drink. Nice place to set up camp and call home for the weekend. Best times to go would be in the fall or early spring when it's not too hot out as shade is tough to find out in the desert. Bring shade.
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Gerlach, Washoe, Nevada, United StatesTraditional, ancestral territory of Cayuse, Umatilla and Walla Walla and Nüümü (Northern Paiute) First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Shawna J.

Joined in November 2023
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