RV Campgrounds in Tonopah, Nevada

RV Campgrounds in Tonopah, Nevada
Tonopah, Nevada, is a rural community about halfway between Las Vegas and Reno. Tonopah is known as a place for stargazing and astronomy due to the lack of ambient city lights and clear night skies. In the greater Tonopah region, there are trails for hiking and mountain biking. Rock climbing and bouldering can be found on the rocks and cliffs of the surrounding countryside. RV campers have limited options for parks and campgrounds in the Tonopah region.
 

Tonopah Station RV Park

Tonopah Station RV Park is a small RV camping area. The sites are on level, flat ground and come with 30-amp electric, water and sewer connections. Bathrooms and showers are available. Pets can stay at the campground if leashed. Tonopah Star Trails provides visitors with a star map and information on stargazing in the area. The Alta Toquima Wilderness Area and Table Mountain Wilderness Area are within three to four hours' drive from Tonopah. There are hiking trails, mountain-biking single track and rock-climbing opportunities at the wilderness areas.

Tonopah Station RV Park
1137 S. Main St.
Tonopah, NV 89049

 
 

Peavine Campground

RV travelers can head into the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest and park their rigs at the Peavine Campground. Peavine Campground is at an elevation of 6,300 feet, which gives cooler temperatures when the desert valleys are baking in the hot summer sun. Peavine Campground has limited campsites that are primitive. RVs should have gray-water and sewer systems. Guests need to bring potable water with them because there are no water connections at the campground. There are vault toilets for guest use. Pets are allowed. The national forest has many miles of hiking trails for desert exploration.

Peavine Campground
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
P.O. Box 3940
Tonopah, NV 89049
(775) 482-6286

Tonopah Station

The Tonopah Station Hotel and Casino has a 20-site RV park. There are sewer, water and 30-amp electric connections at each site. Pets are allowed. Showers, bathrooms and a coin-operated laundry are on the premises for guest use. A restaurant, casino, bar and lounge are available, too. Grocery stores and shopping are within walking distance of the RV park. The Tonopah Historic Mining Park is within 15 minutes of the RV park. Visitors to the mining park can learn about the silver mining heritage and history of the Tonopah region.

Tonopah Station
1137 S. Main St.
Tonopah, NV 89049
(775) 482-9777
tonopahstation.com

 

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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