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Looking northwest in spring
Dead Man's Trail Gazebo
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Dead Man's Trail
This Washoe Lake State Park trail is a moderate .5 mile hike to a gazebo with a grand view of Washoe Valley. A 3 mile loop is possible here.
Washoe Lake State Park: Main
The main entrance has a day use area, boat ramp, group area, campground, equestrian staging, restrooms and dump station.
Jumbo Grade Trailhead
Kiosk, restroom and staging area for ATV, equestrian and hiking trails. Access to Virginia City. High clearance vehicles recommended.
Jumbo sprang into being in 1905 during Nevada's 2nd mining boom. Bars, stores and boarding houses were surrounded by several mines. Minor debris and shafts remain.
Washoe Lake SP: boat launch
Boat launch, restrooms, lake access
Nevada Dept. of Wildlife
Waterfowl hunting access
Washoe Lake Beach
Washoe's high winds and low waves make a premier spot for windsurfing and kite boarding. Equestrians and dogs love the calmer days.
Kruse's Hardware & Feedstore
US Postal Services, Coffee, Art and Conversation
Little Washoe Lake Park
Entrance to Little Washoe Lake. Restrooms, day use area, beach.
Scripps Wildlife Management Area
A Remnant of the first transcontinental highway.
Route of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad from Carson City to Reno. Trestle remnants remain.
Once the Washoe County Seat
Washoe Flats Steakhouse
Winters Ranch - BLM
The Winters Ranch has recently been acquired by the BLM and is in the process of conversion to recreational use and open space.
Before major water supplies in Virginia City, Ophir was a major mill town for Virginia City ore.
Davis Creek County Park
Park has equestrian staging area, campground, dump station, restrooms, day use area, hiking trails, fishing & swimming pond.
Slide Mountain Slide
A debris flow triggered by rapid snowmelt in late May 1983. The rapidly moving debris flow emerged from a canyon and killed one person, injured several others, destroyed or severely damaged five homes, and buried a highway.
Bower's Mansion County Park
Historic mansion and day use area. Public pool.
Ophir Creek Trail
Moderately strenuous trail to alpine environment and views.
Nevada Dept of Wildlife Access
Public access for waterfowl hunting and birdwatching.
Virginia & Truckee Railroad Grade
Raised grade of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad from Carson City to Reno.
Little Valley Access
Hiking, equestrian and mountain biking access to Little Valley.
Trailhead for "The Tanks", Hobart Reservoir and south Little Valley. Access for hiking, biking and equestrians.
Washoe Lake SP North Ramp
Ophir Creek Wash Upstream
Flood Destruction on Ophir Creek
Wetlands Restoration Area
RV Dump Station
Closed in winter. Fee.
WLSP Equestrian Staging Area
Northern Edge of the Waterfall Fire
McClellan Peak Aspen Grove
Wilson Commons Park
Wilson Commons County Park has tennis courts, group barbeque, fishing pond, volleyball and horsehoe areas.
Pine Nut Range
The Pine Nut Mountain Range from the Jumbo Grade Road. High clearance, short wheelbase vehicles are recommended for traveling end-to-end on this road.
Jumbo Falls is shown on topo maps but is dry unless we have a really wet winter with snow in the Virginia Range.
Jumbo Falls is listed on topo maps but is really just a cascade in spring when there is high runoff.