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Silver City RV Resort

Minden, Nevada


3165 US Hwy 395
Minden, Nevada 89423
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Sites: 206
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 39.06922
Longitude: -119.77963

Elevation: 4655' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP) Electric (30 & 50 AMP)
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup ?
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi ?
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails no
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities yes
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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85 Reviews

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Review Count: 98
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $20.00
Overall Rating:

We chose this park because they accept Passport America, and the daily rate reflects that discount....the Passport America price is actually $19.98 plus tax per day. A very nicely maintained park right next to US HWY 395, but there is not much traffic at night, so it was not an issue. Staff was friendly, fast and helpful. We were led to our 70 foot long pull through site, and the person made sure our 62 feet of motorhome and trailer were parked properly within the site before leaving. We will stay here again. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $29.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here in April 2013 (monthly) and for a week in May 2013. We were going to stay again in September but they would not honor the internet price they had advertized. In May, the internet rate was listed as $165/week. In September, it was the same. We were told both times that the rate had JUST increased. We fell for it in May and paid it. We didn't stay there in September because they were aware of the discrepancy in May and didn't fix it. We felt that was deceptive. Too bad, because the place meets our basic needs when we visit relatives in the area several times per year. Pros: quiet, close to Carson City, full time residents are friendly don't have lots of junk spread around their sites. They keep it pretty clean. Cons: no shade, very windy (area in general), staff not knowledgeable about which sites are appropriate for RVs with slides. If you stay here, visually confirm that the site will be ok for your vehicle. Price discrepancy we thought sloppy at best and deceptive at worst. We will not be staying here again. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 39
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Keep in mind you're in NV; there is no grass or shade at this campground. Most sites are pull-through with paved runners for parking, the other areas are all river rock, no dust. All hookups are in the rear of the site. Nice pool, laundry, showers and restrooms. The staff are very friendly and the store is well stocked and clean. They sell gas and diesel and the price is good. They allow rig washing for a small charge. Wi-Fi was great most of the time. I would have rated this campground higher except for the fact they allow campfires and there is always a wind that will blow smoke on you if a campfire close by is burning. I feel the sites are way too small for allowing campfires. Great area to see Tahoe, Virginia City and Reno from. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 266
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 34

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $41.00
Overall Rating:

The rate included all taxes with a Good Sam discount. First of all this is not my first choice for camping in the area but since the others were booked we ended up here. The site we were given had electrical problems and after three days of surge protector kicking power off they finally ackowledged they had a problem and quit blaming it on the coaches on both sides of us and had a electrician there to fix it the day we were leaving. I can say this; they did give us three days free out of seven for our discomfort. I have a problem with RV Parks that nickel and dime you for cable TV and a pet when they already are charging you what appears to be too much in the first place. This park does have some nice amenities as previously mentioned but not enough for us to come back with the issues we had to deal with. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 84
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

River rock sites with concrete strip to park on. No dust during windy days. Staff is very nice. Pool and spa are covered with roof. Bathrooms are clean but hot and humid. Close to all shopping. Much closer to Carson City than to Minden. Wi-Fi spotty, got better reception on phone hot spot. Some traffic noise. We will stay here again. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 152
States Visited: 31
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $33.00
Overall Rating:

Don't pay for TV, you have good reception on your antenna. Good free Wi-Fi. If you ask you get a fire pit. Beautiful half open swimming pool, nice views. Great place to visit Lake Tahoe and surrounding mountains. You don't hear the traffic noise even though the road is just next to the campground. They have the cheapest diesel we had for a long time, just at the entrance. Sites are on small concrete slabs. When you drive a big rig it is a little difficult to park but they escort you to the site and help you with everything. Friendly and helpful people. We will come back. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 94
States Visited: 28
Helpful Reviews: 10

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $31.00
Overall Rating:

This park is a large resort. It has easy access from US 395, with fuel and supplies available. The staff was very courteous and helpful. The sites are all pull through, large, level, and gravel. The park has a two large clean laundry rooms, planned activities, and very good WiFi unless you use Vista platform computers. It is a very nice place to stay while visiting Virginia City, Carson, and Lake Tahoe. We would stay here again in our fifth-wheel. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 126
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 20

Date of Stay: May, 2013 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

Located smack on highway 395, but the light traffic noise died down every night. Competitively priced gas station and propane on site. A few trees, clean river rock/gravel sites. Very clean bathrooms, showers, and laundry room. Manager who checked us in gets an A+ for friendly, efficient process. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

Very clean park and the staff is friendly as you are escorted to your site. Sites are generous in size and while the WiFi is no better or worse than other RV parks, the TV reception was the best we have had in our 4 months of travel. (Maybe because it is $2 extra per night?) They have a full service gas station, propane is available and a store with a little bit of everything. Will definitely stay here again when we pass through this area. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $28.00
Overall Rating:

Rate based on weekly rate. This is a great place to stay if you want to visit Lake Tahoe, Reno, Carson City or Virginia City, which is what we did. Site are concrete pads with gravel all around, so no dust blowing around. There is a pool, hot tub, laundry, hair salon, store, propane, gas and diesel fuel and playground available so you can get pretty much everything you need without leaving the campground. If you do need more, there are plenty of restaurants and retail stores five minutes away. There is a Walmart Supercenter nearby as well. I was able to wash my truck and trailer for a $5.00 fee which was great. We are full timers and find that many RV parks don't allow washing of rigs. We would certainly stay here again if we find ourselves in the area. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 24
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: April, 2013 - $26.00
Overall Rating:

Nice, relatively quiet park with a great view of the mountains, close to shopping and dining. Roads between rows is fine for driving, but a little difficult for maneuvering a big rig. Be prepared to swing wide. There are "No Pets" signs in the lush grassy areas and the dog parks are sand, dirt and gravel. Our pets are family members, you charge us $2 a day per pet, please be more respectful of them. There are sprinklers that water the grass in the mornings. While I understand this, it would be helpful if there was a way to warn the people in the dog park that the sprinklers were getting ready to soak the dog park area. In times when the park is not busy, it would be nice if the office personnel could stagger campers throughout the park a little better than packing big rigs right next to each other leaving other parts of the park empty. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 193
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 22

Date of Stay: March, 2013 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here for three nights while seeing all the attractions in the area including Virginia City, Carson City and the Nevada State Museum, the little town of Genoa and more. There were mostly permanent residents in the park at this time of year with just a scattering of travelers coming and going. The park is very tidy and well laid out and offers many amenities. The restrooms and showers were particularly clean and spacious! Didn't notice much in the way of noise, even from the nearby highway. Wi-Fi worked well. This would be a hot place to stay in the summer as most of the trees between the sites are not yet mature enough to provide any shade, but there is a pool available for cooling off on those hot summer days. We would definitely stay here again. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

Park was just OK. We were over nighting so didn't use any of the facilities. Quite a bit of road and airplane noise. Store and gas station was convenient. Staff was friendly. My stay here again if needed. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 191
States Visited: 38
Helpful Reviews: 41

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

These folks could not have been more helpful. We really enjoyed our stay here while visiting Harrahs Auto Museum, Virginia City and the surrounding area. Pull throughs were concrete, level and clean. Everything worked well and it was a great stay. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: September, 2012 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Good stop on 395, stayed here to visit some of the neighboring towns in the area. The address is in Minden, but it is actually just south of Carson City, and several miles north of the downtown area of Minden. Very friendly at check-in, and the property has a lot of amenities. Gas, propane, groceries, etc., even a pond! Very clean sites, rocks with concrete strips to park your RV. My only wish would be that there would be more trees, and some mature trees; could get a little warm! (Guess this will come in time.) Everything seems fairly new. The sites had plenty of room for us. Internet service was as usual in the parks, just OK. I have just gotten to the realization; this is just an added extra, that may or may not work well. They just want to be able to advertise that they have it! We will probably stay here again when traveling 395. We camped at Silver City RV Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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