Samuel Buckland State Park


Silver Springs, Nevada
Phone: (775) 577-2345

Sites: 20
Recent Rate: $1 5/2015

Latitude: 39.2915154786487
Longitude: -119.28534133927

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • yes-river Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview

2 Reviews

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $1.00
Overall Rating:      

The Sam Buckland Campground is park the the Nevada State Parks system. It is part of Fort Churchill State Park. The sites are tucked away in a grove of trees below the old fort. There are pull throughs and back in sites. There is a dump station at the camp ground entrance and there are a few places around the camp to get fresh water. Most sites are very well shaded. The Carson River is nearby and makes for some nice nature walks. The rail road line nearby is rarely used. This is an excellent place for history fans as Fort Churchill is part of the Pony Express Trail. I camp here often as this is one of my favorite places to get away and relax. We camped at Samuel Buckland State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

The Carson River is close by and you may need insect repellent occasionally depending on the time of year. The Park Ranger Station at the fort sells passes for the Nevada State Park system. The counterpart to this area is Lahontan State Recreaction Area (about 10 miles north).





Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

Sam Buckland Nevada SP is just West off Alt 50 South of Fernley & Silver Springs. Big Rigs (we are 40' + jeep dinghy) can access more than 6 pull throughs and it is shady under the cottonwood trees. They, however, do NOT accept Sr Passes so rate is $17; no electric, no water at sites, but water isn't far from any site. There are very few campers here, it seems to be a well-kept secret with pit toilets. We will stay here again should we be in the area; midsummer may be less comfortable if its hot. My Verizon internet and cell phone (surprisingly) work just fine. One word of caution if traveling Southbound; the sign is a short way from the entrance road and at the peak of a hill...we missed it because of an 18-wheeler on our tail we didn't dare brake too hard. There is a 'turn around' at the bottom of the hill so we know others have had the same problem. We camped at Samuel Buckland State Park in a Motorhome.

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