McWilliams Campground


The new and improved McWilliams Campground is open!

Dolomite and McWilliams Campgrounds were reconstructed and combined in 2013 and now called just “McWilliams Campground.”

McWilliams Campground now has 75 campsites which accommodate both tent and recreational vehicle (RV) use.  McWilliams Campground is open year-round, with 14 campsites available in the winter as well as winter parking for snowplay.

McWilliams Campground boasts all new infrastructure including new campsites with tent pads, a new water system and restrooms.  The restrooms are heated in the winter.  Please note that there is no electricity to campsites at McWilliams Campground and no cell phone service in Upper Lee Canyon.  Public pay phones are available just down the highway at Lee Meadows.

Elevation at the campground is 8,600 feet. Nearby you will find trailhead access to the Mt. Charleston Wilderness. Located in forested area. Reservations are strongly recommended. Sites can be reserved through Or call toll-free: 877-444-6777. Reservations must be made at least four days prior to arrival.

Campground has some sites available year round and conditions permitting is fully open during the summer months.

At a Glance

Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
Fees Subject to change. Visit to reserve a site and view the current fees
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Las Vegas, NV
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: U.S. Forest Service

General Information


From Las Vegas, Nevada take US Highway 95 north out of the city.  Turn left onto State Route 156 (Lee Canyon Road).  Travel about 17 miles to McWilliams Campground entrance.

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