Update: Primm Valley Resort & Casino is currently the only hotel open in Primm. Whiskey Pete's casino is open but the hotel isn't. Buffalo Bill's is completely closed.

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What To Do In Primm

While Primm Valley Resort, and Whiskey Pete's attract the most visitors, there is much more to do in Primm than its more than 100,000 square feet of gambling space.

When open, Buffalo Bill's Resort & Casino has the Desperado Roller Coaster, which is one of the tallest and fastest roller coasters in the world.

Roller Coaster

The Desperado roller coaster has a drop of 225 feet and reaches speeds up to 80 miles per hour. Buffalo Bill's also has the 6,500 seat "Star of the Desert Arena", which hosts major recording artists, rodeos, boxing, and other events.

The casinos have several excellent restaurants and visitors can catch a movie at the Carolee Theatre.

Primm Outlet Entrance

Shopping & Attractions

Primm is also home to the Prizm Outlets. This indoor outlet mall features more than one hundred retailers in air–conditioned comfort.

Retailers include the NIKE Factory Store, Tommy Hilfiger Company Store, Williams–Sonoma Marketplace, and Polo Ralph-Lauren Factory Store. It also has a food court.

The Prizm Outlets is connected to the Primm Valley Resort. In the walkway between the two, there is a rotunda and escalator.

On the other side of Primm in Whiskey Pete’s, they have actual car famous outlaws Bonnie and Clyde were in when they were shot and killed.

Just south of the outlet mall is The Lotto Store at Primm. It’s on the south side of Lotto Store Road just feet over the border into California, where purchasing lottery tickets is legal, unlike in Nevada.

Primm Valley Sign

Primm Recreation

Primm has two golf courses at Primm Valley Golf, the Lakes course, and the Desert course. Designed by renowned golf course architect Tom Fazio, both courses are open year round and well kept, with excellent playing conditions.

The courses offer a variety of terrain, from lush greens, to gently rolling fairways, to desert landscape, and water features set against the backdrop of the mountains.

Primm has numerous activities for those wanting to get into the outdoors. In addition to golf, the adjacent Ivanpah Dry Lake Bed is a popular area for land sailing and kite buggying.

The desert terrain, which includes Joshua Trees, Yucca Trees and Creosote Scrub, and nearby mountains also afford good hiking opportunities.

You can learn more about the many excellent outdoor activies in the Primm area here.

Ivanpah Dry Lake

Desert Climate

Visitors should take precautions to protect themselves from the intense desert sun, as high temperatures average above 100 degrees for most of the summer. You can learn more about Primm's climate here.

The northernmost section of the Mojave National Preserve, which is a U.S. National Park, is in the Clark Mountain Range, only about five miles outside of Primm. Clark Mountain is the highest point in the preserve.

You can view more photos of the Primm area below.

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