An Oasis in the Desert

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Aravada Springs

The only full service campground within St George, Mesquite, Las Vegas that covers Gold Butte and Grand Canyon Parashont National monuments.

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Another Moonrise with Tepees at Night

Choosing the Perfect Camp for Spiritual Growth: Aravada Springs for Your 2024 Youth Camping Event

By Aravada Springs | September 27, 2023

Introduction As the year progresses, church youth group leaders are tasked with making a crucial decision – selecting the camp…

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Relict Leopard Frog at Pakoon Springs

Relict Leopard Frogs: A Conservation Miracle Unfolds

By Aravada Springs | September 12, 2023

Discovering the Oasis: Exploring Pakoon Springs and the Rebirth of Relict Leopard Frogs Amidst the Mojave Desert, recognized as the…

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Public bathrooms & showers - view facing south

From Outhouses to Luxury Loos: Aravada Springs’ Comfortable Restroom Transformation

By Aravada Springs | September 7, 2023

Tucked away in southern Nevada’s stunning wilderness, Aravada Springs has transformed from a rustic camping spot with basic outhouses into…

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Nevada Mica - Basic Cabin

Aravada Springs Full-Service Campground: Your Labor Day Adventure Awaits!

By Aravada Springs | August 21, 2023

Labor Day is approaching, and what better way to celebrate than ATV/4-wheel adventures with loved ones? For an unforgettable outdoor…

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Spanish gold coins

Chasing Dreams, Lost Treasures, and Ghost Towns: The Unyielding Spirit of Pursuit

By Aravada Springs | July 26, 2023

The Enduring Resolve of Human Ambition The pursuit of dreams drives people to overcome obstacles, endure setbacks, and foster resilience.…

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Gold Fever and a Lonely Death: The Perils of Prospecting in the Desert

By Aravada Springs | July 21, 2023

The Allure of Gold Rush and Harsh Living Conditions The early 1900s saw a gold rush that lured many prospectors…

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Floating on tubes in pond at your Aravada Springs staycation site

Swim in our freshwater pond

What better way could there be to cool down and unwind after an adventure than by taking a quick dip in our fresh water swimming pond fed by nine natural springs. Come relax among lush green shade trees!

Horse team pulling wagon

Ride in horse drawn wagon

Face the western thrill of riding in our horse drawn wagon around the ranch. What fun to glimpse the mode of transportation of our pioneer heritage.


Go on a day hike

Experience the rugged beauty of the area by hiking and rock climbing in Little Finland, Whitney Pockets, Billy Goat Peak, and more—with a variety of terrain to match all ages and abilities. 

Moon and stars in dark sky inside Parachant National Monument

Enjoy stargazing western skies

Far from sources of light and air pollution, our desert environment, remote location, and higher altitude combine to create near-perfect stargazing conditions.

ExplorationYour ATV Base Camp

Aravada Springs gives you a base camp to explore the more than 1000 miles of ATV-friendly trails that wind through the rugged, unparalleled beauty of the Gold Butte and Grand Canyon Parashant National Monuments.


Come stay in one of our authentic Gold Butte petroglyph inspired Tipis (or Tepees), or Miners' tents. You can also select the Bunk House, or one of our Deluxe Cabins.

Deluxe Cabins
Deluxe Cabins
Dry Camping
Dry Camping
Miners' Tents
Miners' Tents

GROUPS AND RESERVATIONSA place to connect with others, create and restore memories and rejuvenate.

Aravada Springs is the perfect Group Camping Destination that’s sure to delight groups of all sizes. We have everything you need to make the most memorable experience possible.


servicesGroups and Reservations

A place to connect with others, create and restore memories and rejuvenate.

ATV Groups




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Great for family gatherings, hiking, off-roading, campfires, cooking, and everything in between.