Bob Scott Campground

The halfway point between Reno and Ely along the Loneliest Road in America, settle into Bob Scott Campground for some of the best camping near Austin, NV. Perched high in the Toiyabe Mountains six miles east of Austin at Bob Scott Summit, this US Forest Service-managed campground is open seasonally during the late spring, summer, and early fall months, offering up individual and group first-come, first-served sites within access of some of the region’s best hiking trails, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, and scenic vistas.

Stake your spot at Bob Scott Campground for big views, spacious sites, and some of the best camping near Austin, NV.

A tried-and-true overnight stop for road trippers and outdoorsmen alike, Bob Scott Campground offers 9 campsites built to accommodate tent and truck campers, as well as RVs up to 35 feet, along with one group campsite that can host up to 50 people. Each campsite is equipped with picnic tables and fire rings, shady vegetation, along with access to drinking water, and flush toilets. Dogs are welcome, but must be leashed. Reservations are not available at this USFS-managed campground. For more information on Bob Scott Campground and other USFS campgrounds in the Austin and north central Nevada region, get in touch with the Austin-Tonopah Ranger District directly at (775) 964-2671. 


Bob Scott Campground is open seasonally from May through October as weather and conditions allow. For more information on planning your trip to Bob Scott Campground near Austin, NV, get in touch with USFS directly at (775) 964-2671.


This USFS-managed campground offers 9 tent/RV spaces for $10 per night, and 1 group site for $25 per night. No reservations—all individual and group sites are first-come, first-served.

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North Central, Nevada




North Central