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Callville Bay Marina

Callville Bay is the newest of all the marinas.  2010 was a tough year for Callville's launch ramp due to low water, but that's all better now.  The good winter snowpack of 2010 raised Lake Mead the Spring of 2011 over 30ft, so the 6 lane main ramp is working like normal now.  The 3 lane temporary ramp used in 2010 is now mothballed and not in use.

If you're going to spend the day in Boulder Basin you may want to consider Callville Bay Marina to launch from.  Although it's about 8mi farther that Hemenway launch ramp when coming from Los Angeles or Henderson, NV, Callville has some advantages to Hemenway.  First, all of the parking areas are paved.  Hemenway is mostly dirt, however the parking is very close to the waterline making it a short walk to the car.  Callville's trailer parking is a long walk up to the top of the ramp when pulling the boat out at the end of the day.  However, Callville seems to always have a kid driving up and down the ramp in a golfcart offering rides to the public, making the trek to the top or bottom an easy one, assuming it's not too busy and you're lucky enough to catch a ride. Tip the driver and I'm sure he'll remember you the next time.

Second, Callville is closer to nice coves and the narrows to access Virgin Basin.  These scenic areas are the most preferred on the lake for camping and generally hanging out at shore.  Water skiing and PWC riding are ideal in this area on the north shore of Boulder Basin with lots of coves, beaches, and floating bathrooms. If you need something in an emergency, Callville isn't far away.  They have a good restaurant there too go grab a burger or sandwich.

Callville Bay Resort

Callville Bay Resort has a nice marina and resort facility.  The Marina general store and restaurant is near the trailer parking lot overlooks the marina below.  The view is awesome from the restaurant lounge area, and the amenities are very nice.  If you want to relax in air conditioning to have a good meal, this is the place. The general store is a typical store that caters to weekenders who forget items like suntan lotion, drinks, fishing hooks, etc.  It's a good store, but a little pricy.  The burger grill in the store makes a pretty good burger too.  Next door you can relax, watch a big screen TV or play pool with a great view of the lake below.  Callville is a nice place, but can get crowded during peak season, like most marinas.  In the fall, after Sept 1 Callville is awesome place to launch from, even though it's a little further to drive to.



Callville Bay Ramp Change

Lake Mead water elevation got even lower in 2010 to the point where Callville Bay had to either build an alternate ramp, or close.  Neither option was good because of the cost, but to keep the marina open a new ramp was built.  The problem is that it's small, shown in this picture to the right in comparison to the original ramp.  Riverlakes advises to get there early and plan to stay until late, missing the long lines at the ramp.  This area of the lake is awesome, a Riverlakes favorite.  Although the low lake levels require special awareness for submerged rocks or land, the scenery and coves available are superb in this area. 

PWC Play Area

Riverlakes highly recommends launching from Callville Bay if you're on PWC.  The riding areas on this side of Boulder Basin are superior to the Southern side of the basin.  Offering scores of coves, islands and beaches to play in, you'll enjoy this part of the lake. The beaches are more plentiful and much nicer with pebbles or sand, less rocks.


Camping at Callville Bay

Callville has limited full hookup RV camping, only 5 spaces.  But they do have a nice dry campground with about 40 spaces near the marina.  There's fairly good shade, it's quiet, but not much of a view of the lake.  Overall it's a Riverlakes favorite for cheap camping with peace and quite.  Although, with no hookups you can't sleep very comfortably between May 15 through Sept 30 at night, it's typically too hot for that.  But outside of that timeframe, great place to stay.  Here are some pictures of the campground spaces below taken during March 2009.