El Porvenir Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Beautifully situated in a mixed conifer forest next to Beaver Creek near the base of Hermit's Peak. Uses: tent and RV camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking. Facilities: 13 camping units with picnic tables, fire rings/grills, 2 vault toilets, and bear proof trash bins. No utility hookups,dump stations or showers. Special Intstructions: Users are encouraged to recycle and pack out trash. Please visit the Leave No Trace website for more information about frontcounty and backcountry outdoor ethics www.lnt.org.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Limited services may be available. Please be prepared and recreate responsibly. Park only in designated areas. Avoid crowded areas to maintain social distancing and comply with state public health orders limiting group size. Visit our Know Before You Go page for more information.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $8.00 per vehicle
Permit Info: Permit Valid for a 24 hour period
Open Season: May - Dec. 31
Usage: Medium
Best Season: June
Busiest Season: Memorial Day Weekend, 4th of July Weekend, Labor Day Weekend
Restrictions: No Horses or Horse Trailers Allowed, No ATV's Allowed, 3 Cars Per Site Limit, Quiet Hours from 10pm to 7am  
Closest Towns: City of Las Vegas
Water: No potable water is available
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Please keep your dogs on a leash for their own safety, to be courteous to other users, to respect & protect wildlife, and to protect vegetation. In a Developed Recreation Area it is prohibited to bring in or possess an animal, other than a service animal, unless it is crated, caged, or upon a leach not longer than six feet, or otherwise under physical restrictive control. (36 CFR 261.16 (j))

General Information

Directions: 15 miles from Las Vegas on Highway 65 and Forest Road 261.

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