The camp is a makeshift bunker in a small cave. A prospector's dog lives here, with no immediate sign of his master. In the surrounding area, there a few fire geckos nearby and numerous lakelurks to the east.
- Sunset Sarsaparilla star bottle cap - On top of the cinderblock behind the radio.
- This location can be used as player housing, since items stored in containers do not disappear. There is also a bedroll, which is useful when playing on hardcore mode.
- The dog's master could be the dead prospector at Cottonwood Crater.
Smith Mesa Prospector Camp appears only in Fallout: New Vegas.
Behind the scenes
Smith Mesa Prospector Camp is in the same geographical location as real world Smith Mesa Road in Clark County, Nevada.