The best camping near Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument

Discover the most magical spots to pitch your tent or park your rig on your next Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument adventure.

Explore a vast concentration and variety of Ice Age fossils at this new park north of Las Vegas.  

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Las Vegas RV Resort

378 sites · Lodging, RVs10 acres · Las Vegas, NV
With 379 full hook-up sites and accommodations for 100-plus feet, we are overwhelmingly the first choice for RV camping in the Las Vegas region. All sites have 30 and 50 AMP connections for recreational vehicles. And, the only Adult-Only RV Resort in Las Vegas! Choose from standard, deluxe, premium, and XL sites. RVs must be fully self-contained with a grey and black water holding tank and must be 20 years or newer. RESORT AMENITIES & FEATURES Swimming Pool Laundry Clean Restrooms Meeting Room 24 Hour Courtesy Patrol Fitness Center Spa Pet Area General Store
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Mom's RV Spot

2 sites · RVs1 acre · Las Vegas, NV
Welcoming camp experience in the Las Vegas area. Private RV spot tucked away on a large lot in a quiet neighborhood, yet only 15 minutes to the downtown Fremont Street Experience, and about 25 minutes to the large strip properties like Caesars Palace and MGM. Las Vegas has a lot to offer, but we have you covered with the RV spot. We are in the NW valley with wonderful views of the surrounding mountains. When the sun goes down over the Spring Mountains and Mount Charleston beautiful colors illuminate evening clouds. We are in somewhat of a rural area, so you might see bats in the evening, and bunnies in the morning. We have even seen coyote, owl, and of course lots of geese flying between golf courses in the morning during many months of the year. We are away from the city lights, so nighttime can be quite dark, but the moon can be a spectacular site in the night sky. Red Rock Canyon is 16 miles away. Many of our guests enjoy the scenic beauty or climbing opportunities in Red Rock. Nevada's newest state park, Ice Age Fossils State Park, is just a few miles away and offers a glimpse into prehistoric time in the region. If you enjoy ziplining then check out Slotzilla at Fremont Street or on the Las Vegas strip at the LINQ. Our Hipcamp comes equipped with water, electrical service (both 30amp and 50amp), and a sewer connection.
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Jeffry’s Farm

4 sites · RVs, Tents2 acres · Las Vegas, NV
We are a local farm and rescue. All funds earned from our spare space go to feeding, maintenance and the care of all of our animals. We are best known for Fergie The Camel. She’s been spotted on national news multiple times for her love of french fries in the In-N-Out drive-through. She lives on property and loves attention! Check her out! https://www.usatoday.com/videos/news/have-you-seen/2022/10/06/camel-gets-french-fries-n-out-drive-thru-las-vegas/8194957001/
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Garden Oasis in the Heart of Vegas

1 site · RV2 acres · Las Vegas, NV
Our property sits on 2 acres in the heart of Las Vegas. It is one of the original homesteads of Las Vegas which we are trying to take back to a homestead. The original owners of the property played a huge hand in the building of Vegas. As we have cleaned up the property treasures of a 100 years ago have been found all over the property. On the property you will find a huge garden out front that you are welcome to pick from. We also have over 50 trees on the property you are welcome to walk around and enjoy. If you find yourself in the duck coop or the chicken coop and find an egg you are welcome to enjoy it. Feel free to enjoy the pool, bbq and outside bathroom which has a shower, and full size washer and dryers. We are a smoke/drug free site please be respectful of this rule and violators will be asked to leave without refund. Because we are a "working hobby farm" you will see some weeds and you may even see a project or two we are working on, feel free to join in but please be understanding that in order for us to improve things it will get little messy and can take time to complete. Also, please check the weather before you book, Vegas if very hot during the summer months, if your rig doesn't have AC you will not be comfortable as night temps can be easily over 100.
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Lower bristlecone camp / rv / van

1 site · RV1 acre · Las Vegas, NV
LOCATED IN TOIYABE NATIONAL FOREST YOU ARE SURROUNDED BY PICTURESQUE MOUNTAINS, 1000 YEAR OLD BRISTLECONE TREES, WILD HORSES AND GREENERY, A SHORT 40 MINUTE DRIVE FROM LAS VEGAS, THIS PROPERTY IS A HALF AN ACRE AND IS MINUTES FROM THE SKI LODGE AND THE BEST HIKING. COME UP FOR SOME FRESH MOUNTAIN AIR.
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Retro Camper with Mountain Views

2 sites · Lodging2 acres · Jean, NV
Welcome to your peaceful, desert getaway. This little Retro Camper is only about 35 minutes from the Strip. The property is home to Joshua trees, desert mountain views, beautiful sunsets, and some of the best star gazing around. The camper comes with a full kitchen, a refrigerator, microwave, and gas stove. Dishes and utensils are provided as well as bedding and towels. The bed is about a full size bed, maybe a bit smaller, cozy for two people to sleep in. The camper comes with two space heaters and extra blankets for the winter, an overhead air conditioning unit for the summer. The shower has cold water only and is an outdoor shower. Check out our "Extras" to reserve firewood and a S'mores Kit to enjoy under the stars! Head across the street to the Pioneer Saloon for some great food and live music. Enjoy the beautiful scenery just outside of one of the biggest travel destinations in the USA! IG: @nvretrocamper
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Laid Back Las Vegas Farm

1 site · Tent1 acre · North Las Vegas, NV
This is a half acre property in a rural neighborhood in North Las Vegas. Pine trees, fruit trees and grass. Goats, chickens, turkeys and ducks roam freely. You can pitch a tent or sleep on the raised deck. We have a dog hospice and rescue wild birds. Ten minutes to the strip. Layed back friendly people. Please bring your portable potty. Camp under Pine trees on a redwood raised deck or on the ground. Chickens, goats, turkeys will be your companions. We are open to workshops, and any creative use.
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Beagletopia Among The Desert

1 site · RV1 acre · Enterprise, NV
Las Vegas has been booming for years. With all this growth, we were able to get our quiet little place before it got too crazy. We enjoy being close to all the happenings with easy access in and out but are more off the beaten path on a quiet road. We are home to the Southern NV Beagle Rescue Foundation, warmly known as Beagletopia. Learn more about this land: Convenient dry camping, self contained RV spot. (generators may be used on your own. no power supply) Open desert views and close to the Las Vegas strip! Las Vegas strip is @ 9 miles, 15 minutes away) We are close to shopping and the Raiders practice stadium. Hike in nearby Red Rock canyon (25 min away) or Mt Charleston (1 hours). Local I-15 highway is only 5 minutes to get to. When you choose to stay with us, you support a local nonprofit dog rescue. You may see some of our local wildlife and wake up to the dogs tracking and starting the day.
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Mojave Desert Ranch

4 sites · Lodging160 acres · Sandy Valley, NV
We have a unique property with glamping accommodations located in Sandy Valley NV. One hour outside south Las Vegas off of US 15. We operate on a dude ranch with horseback riding, cattle drives and rodeo events ( When available ) Search Sandy Valley Ranch. Come stay at our beautiful desert hideaway. Enjoy the tranquility of the Mojave Desert and gaze at the sea of stars. We are near Death Valley, Tecopa hotsprings and GoodSprings home of the famous Pioneer Saloon.Enjoy the  activities offered on the ranch such as horse rides, cattle drives, rodeo's and cowboy games or just enjoy some quiet time going on hikes or a drink at the oldest Saloon in Nevada only 20 minuets away.  A portion of all proceeds go to:The Native Wellness Institute exists to promote the well-being of Native people through programs and trainings that embrace the teachings and traditions of our ancestors.
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Las Vegas Mountain Glamping

4 sites · Lodging1 acre · Mount Charleston, NV
#1 Glampsite in Las Vegas!  The area offers the most spectacular Pristine Mountains, Stunning Views and the best sunsets in Las Vegas.  You will have privacy in your full loaded 13' Bell Glamping tent with every amenity you can find at a camp site and more.  Hiking trails are located right at the Glampsites.Learn more about this land:We are Eco-friendly and self sufficient.  Our guests will be staying in a 13 ft. Bell Glamping tent in the southwest mountains of Las Vegas. The tent is furnished with a bohemian theme and fully loaded to make your stay comfortable and unique. Here's a list of some of the amenities: Super comfortable Queen sized bed with under bed storage. 6' memory foam mattress for ultimate comfort! 2 twin beds with memory foam toppers available as well.    Heavy duty warm blankets, zero degree sleeping bag/blankets for extra warmth, plush chairs and carpeted fire-retardant interior, HD projector with Android or Samsung hook up to play your favorite movies either inside or on the outside of the tent with Bluetooth speaker set up, fresh coffee, plates, cups, silverware, heater, fan, cooler with ice packs and water, private portable bathroom and hot water shower tent if campsite does not provide one, 10 x 10' shade canopy with rug, anti-gravity chairs, cooler table with ice pouch, hammocks, BBQ, fire pit with wood, ultimate smores set up, games like Cornhole, Giant Jenga, Cards Against Humanity and much more! 
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City Land

1 site · Tent5 acres · Las Vegas, NV
This land is located in the heart of Las Vegas center city close to the strip! If interested u can use tent and things to use space! Excellent view of the city sky line and beautiful sunset views lots of open space and privacy no current neighbors or anyone to bother you during ur stay u can contact me if needed
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3MOONS Project

5 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents3 acres · Tecopa, CA
We are in the Mojave Desert, 27 miles east of Tecopa, California off the Old Spanish Trail. We are halfway between the bright lights of Las Vegas and the expansive starry skies of Death Valley. A few generations ago roamed here the Shoshone Tribe. At the same time, pioneers from the East traveled on the Old Spanish Trail which crosses our own land. Now, a few of us who enjoy the great space and silence are creating with the earth. We build comfortably, off-grid, with the challenges of unpredictable weather and extreme climate. Some of us, like me, guided by a passion to create space in and with this earth, build with earthbags and bottles. In Spring, 2015, we began building. Slowly, thanks to like-minded, enthusiastic helpers, we grow! We enjoy sharing this space with others, like You?! who also love the hum of our planet Earth, its critters, and being in touch with our own selves. Sleep in this unique, magical place, wrapped in the arms of the Earth. Bring in, take out! BE responsible for yourselves and for our fragile desert!
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The best camping near Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument guide

Overview

About

Stretching for 20 miles along the Upper Las Vegas Valley, Tule Springs Fossil Bed National Monument is located just 20 miles north of the Las Vegas Strip. Once a lush oasis, the area was home to mammoths, dire wolves, saber-tooth cats, and other prehistoric creatures, whose fossils can be found in large concentrations here. Modern wildlife and rare desert plants can also be found in the 22,650-acre national monument. Although there’s no camping inside the park, options can be found at Valley of Fire State Park, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Mojave National Preserve, and Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, along with private campsites near Las Vegas.

When to go

Spring and fall offer the best weather conditions, and are the best times to visit the Tule Springs National Monument. Spring is also the best time to look for the rare bear paw poppy. Temperatures in the summer regularly exceed 100°F, making it unpleasant (and unsafe) to visit. Temperatures in the winter can drop below freezing, though it rarely snows. The park is open year-round, during daylight hours only.

Know before you go

  • Bring everything you will need with you. There are no facilities available inside the park.
  • There’s very limited shade. Bring a hat and wear sun protection if you plan to explore during the day, and be sure to bring and drink plenty of water.
  • It is illegal to touch or remove any fossils, bone fragments, or tusks.
  • Flash floods can be a risk. Always keep an eye on conditions and seek higher ground if rain is forecast.
  • There’s no parking onsite. Plan to park on public roads and enter the park on foot. Public bus service is available from the Las Vegas Strip via Route #119.

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