Lovelock, Nevada

Rye Patch State Recreation Area

Lovelock, Nevada



Lovelock, Nevada
Phone: (775) 538-7321

Sites: 46
Recent Rate: $14 4/2014

Latitude: 40.4688814405339
Longitude: -118.310961826073

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) no
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) no
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

10 Reviews

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traveler1952

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a nice rustic campground. We spent one very quite night and would stay again. If you want out of the way quiet place this is it. Not far off I-80. Excellent place to spend the night if passing through. We camped at Rye Patch State Recreation Area in a Motorhome.

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TheJim

Review Count: 246
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

This park has very easy access from Interstate 80. It is listed as being in Lovelock but is actually about 25 miles east of town. There are two separate camping areas, one on the reservoir’s west side with 25 units and one below the dam with 22 units. The west side campground is above the lake with most sites having little or no lake view. They are very close together. Each site has a covered picnic table and fire ring. Below the dam there are sites along the “river” which have some trees and are well spaced with vegetation for privacy and ones in a gravel area above the “river.” Most sites have a picnic table and fire ring. When we were here the lake was very low: there was no water to supply water to the “river” so it was only slightly damp. The campground was almost empty when we visited so we had a nice site below the dam. Overall the park looks like it has been neglected and could use some TLC, repair, and cleanup. We saw no official presence of any type during our visit. The fresh water was off at the dump station, but there were taps throughout the campground for filling a tank. We were able to get satellite at our site. We had no Verizon service for phone or data. This is a good park for an overnight passing through on the Interstate. We would stay again. We camped at Rye Patch State Recreation Area in a Motorhome.

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Senior Camper

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here one night on our way to Utah. We were in the "upper" camping area. Kind of disappointing. Lake was very low - heard it hadn't filled in almost 10 years. The sites were OK. Close together and we had some problems maneuvering our 5th wheel into the space. The pathetic little tree and patio covering were an issue. Had to pay to use the showers, but we didn't use them. Probably wouldn't stay here again. We did go out of our way. We could have/should have stayed in Winnemucca and saved ourselves 100 miles. We camped at Rye Patch State Recreation Area in a Fifth Wheel.

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hikinghack

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

Scenic campground, along the river just below the dam. Some sites have excellent cover and good separation. We camped at Rye Patch State Recreation Area in a Travel Trailer.

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Sayblegirl

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

We had a great time camping here. We stayed in the lower river campground right on the water. The sites were very large and we had a lot of privacy. We have a 36 foot rig with a tow car and sometimes have problems getting in and out of camping places. We did not have this problem at Rye Patch. It was very easy access for our large rig and it is very close to the freeway. The rangers were great and even delivered wood to our camp site (for a small fee of course). We will return next time we are in the area. We camped at Rye Patch State Recreation Area in a Motorhome.

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americana36

Review Count: 37
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2010 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

We have stayed at both campgrounds at Rye Patch. We favor the lower campground that is down on the river. There are more trees and it is a little more private there although there was nobody else there when we were. I imagine the place fills up during the peak season. It's just a few miles off I-80 on a good paved road. Easy access for a big rig. We camped at Rye Patch State Recreation Area in a Fifth Wheel.

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Denali

Review Count: 215
States Visited: 43
Helpful Reviews: 22

Date of Stay: May, 2010 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed at the River Campground (the lower one of the two). The dump station and water fill are adjacent to this campground. Paved interior roads and sites. Roads are wide enough and most sites are long enough for big rigs. Some sites are not level, but most are. Very weak Verizon data signal, but good voice reception. Even though we were there very early in the season (May 8), most sites were taken by Saturday afternoon. This seems to be a popular fishing destination. There are no official generator hours or quiet time. Most of the campers seemed to be families with small children. There isn't much privacy between sites. We camped at Rye Patch State Recreation Area in a Motorhome.

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vikktennis

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2009 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

We were pleasantly surprised to find the Rye Patch campground, while returning from Wyoming. It was in the AAA campground book, and we decided to give it a look. We stayed next to the river, and the campground was quiet, due to after July 4th weekend. I would definitely stay there again, en route to or from our journey. We camped at Rye Patch State Recreation Area in a Fifth Wheel.

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Laurie and Odel

Review Count: 25
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2008 - $10.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice oasis in an arid part of Nevada. There are two developed campgrounds here (no hookups), each with around 22 campsites. Lower campground is on the Humboldt River with shade trees; upper campground in at the boat launch with less privacy and no shade. Though the address is in Lovelock, the recreation area is between Lovelock and Winnemucca. Highly recommended for a relaxing overnight stop. No cell service. We camped at Rye Patch State Recreation Area in a Motorhome.

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NVDesertGirl

Review Count: 60
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2008 - $12.00
Overall Rating:      

I agree with the prior review. This is a very well run State campground! The rangers were quite friendly. Well maintained. We camped at Rye Patch State Recreation Area in a Fifth Wheel.

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