I just need to know....
Do I need to bring my own gear?
Is camping permitted? What are the fees?
Can I bring my motor home?
Can I build a fire?
I don't drive. Is there any public transportation?
Will I pass out? Someone told me that the altitude
would cause me to be dizzy and that breathing
would be difficult.
What about food?
When I camp or picnic I like to crack open "a cold
Can I bring my dog?
I know the answer to that!
You can bring any equipment you wish...but there will be plenty of rigs which you are welcome to use.
Yes...you may camp. There is free dry camping at our
site or you may use one of the paid spaces in the fee areas.
Spaces in the fee campgrounds go quickly and reservations are
You can bring your motor home, there is room for a couple
of units at our site. There also are a couple of RV camp-
grounds on Mt. Charleston, but again they fill up early.
Typically, during the dry summer months, open fires are not
allowed. Gas grills, stoves, and other contained devices
There isn't any public transportation...but we have always
been able to find a ride for anyone who wanted to go.
Just let us know a bit in advance.
Probably not. Unless you are in extremely poor health. Our
site is a bit higher than Williams or Flagstaff, Arizona. So if
you are able to visit either of those towns you shouldn't
experience any ill effects.
John and Liz Bigley purchase and donate the food for the
Friday Fried Chicken Picnic, Saturday and Sunday breakfasts, the
Saturday night Spaghetti Dinner and the snacks, and beverages
for the weekend. Frank and Linda Kostelac provide omelets to
accompany Saturday breakfast. The Sisterhood Of Amateur
Radio donates the Saturday lunch.
We set-up and operate a full field kitchen.
Sandwich fixin's, chips, crackers, soda, water,
coffee, tea, snacks are also on hand all weekend...help yourself.
"Pot Luck" dishes aren't necessary but if you would like to
bring one to share it will be appreciated.
Because we are now on Clark County Government property
alcoholic beverages are no longer allowed.
You may bring your dog. However, U.S. National Wildlife Area
regulations require that your dog be on a leash at all times.
Of course YOU must clean up your dog's waste.