Nevada State Parks:
Nevada State Parks – Nevada is a state in the Western region of the United States, and is bordered by Oregon, Idaho, California, Arizona, and Utah. A great state for “playing your odds” or not…Nevada has 20 State Parks, a State Recreation Area, a State Fish Hatchery, and 3 State Wildlife Management Areas.
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park: Such a beautiful breathtaking place to visit and should be on a bucket list as well. The gorgeous colors of the water will remind you of the waters in the Caribbean! Amazing, peaceful, stunning place! Pristine, crystal-clear water, great fishing, hiking, camping, with lots of activities around the lake. Zephyr Cove camping will make for a lot of good memories. Since Lake Tahoe is such a big lake there are many facets to explore, such as Spooner Lake, Cave Rock, or Sand Harbor. Each has many choices of outdoor activities which include swimming, boating with boat launches, fishing, picnic areas, outdoor entertainment, and great trails and fabulous views. The different areas are kept clean and professionally kept. Found in Incline Village.
Washoe Lake State Park: Nestled in a scenic valley where bald eagles soar, Washoe Lake State Park offers breathtaking views of the Sierra Nevada, Carson and Virginia mountain ranges. A popular area for hiking, camping, picnicking, water sports and equestrian activities, the park also hosts a diverse range of birds and waterfowl, such as American white pelicans and Canada geese. Anglers can aim for channel and bullhead catfish, wipers, white bass and Sacramento Perch. Situated between Reno and Carson City, the park is a true treasure for residents and visitors to enjoy year-round. The Park has 49 sites, each with a table, grill and fire ring. The campground is open year-round and available on a first come, first-served basis. Some sites are equipped with shade structures. Two comfort stations, one with a shower, are available. Several sites can hold RVs up to 45 feet in length. Campground Loop A offers water and utility hook-ups at all 24 sites, and a dump station is available. The camping limit is seven days in a 30-day period. Group facilities include a covered pavilion, restrooms, 20 picnic tables, barbecue grills, power, lighting, sink, counters, a sandy volleyball court and horseshoe pits. Equestrian areas are found at the Main Entrance Area and North Ramp. The main area facility includes an arena, corrals, horse washing station and a covered barbecue area with tables, grill, sink, counter space, power, water, and lighting. This amazing park is found near Carson City.
Dayton State Park: This Park is a 152-acre public recreation area. Nice trails and clean restrooms. The Park has a nice gathering area with built in grills. It is a wonderful place to walk your dogs on the trails and they will love it. The Carson River flows through the park and offers fishing and bird watching. The Rock Point Mill, built in 1861, was once used to process rich silver ore from nearby Virginia City. Remnants of the mill are still visible within the park, just west of U.S. 50. Picnicking, camping, and group use facilities are available. The group use pavilion has hot and cold water-sink, electricity, tables, and a large BBQ. It is available by reservation only for weddings, reunions, birthdays, kid’s parties or just for fun. Located near Carson City, Nevada.
Fort Churchill State Historic Park: An integral part of the history of Nevada and the American West, Fort Churchill was built in 1861 to provide protection for early settlers and guard Pony Express mail runs. Today the ruins are preserved in a state of arrested decay within the Historic Park, and visitors can walk designated trails to study the ruins. The Park also features the renovated Buckland Station, an important way station in the 1800s for pioneer travelers on the Overland Route. With 3,200 acres along the Carson River, the park is an idyllic place for campers, hikers, bird watchers, canoeists, and equestrians. The main campground has 20 sites suitable for travel trailers, motorhomes, or tents. Campsites include a table and fire ring, and all are shaded by large cottonwood trees. Sites cannot be reserved and there are no hook-ups, but a RV dump station is nearby. You will find this Park near Silver Springs and Carson City.
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