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Washoe Valley

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2006 04 14 005 (Small)
Looking northwest in spring
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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.
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Washoe Lake State Park: Main
The main entrance has a day use area, boat ramp, group area, campground, equestrian staging, restrooms and dump station.
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Washoe Lake SP Office
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Historic Ditch
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Jumbo Grade Trailhead
Kiosk, restroom and staging area for ATV, equestrian and hiking trails. Access to Virginia City. High clearance vehicles recommended.
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Jumbo Townsite
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.
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Washoe Lake SP: boat launch
Boat launch, restrooms, lake access
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Nevada Dept. of Wildlife
Waterfowl hunting access
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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.
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Washomat Laundramat
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Sand & Sage
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Kruse's Hardware & Feedstore
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Mini Storage
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Veterinary Clinic
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Auto Repair
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Scotty's Bar
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Postal Cafe
US Postal Services, Coffee, Art and Conversation
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Little Washoe Lake Park
Entrance to Little Washoe Lake. Restrooms, day use area, beach.
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Scripps Wildlife Management Area
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Lincoln Highway
A Remnant of the first transcontinental highway.
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Pagni Canyon
Route of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad from Carson City to Reno. Trestle remnants remain.
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Washoe City
Once the Washoe County Seat
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Washoe City Cemetary
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Washoe Flats Steakhouse
Formerly "Cattleman's"
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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.
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Ophir
Before major water supplies in Virginia City, Ophir was a major mill town for Virginia City ore.
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Davis Creek County Park
Park has equestrian staging area, campground, dump station, restrooms, day use area, hiking trails, fishing & swimming pond.
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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.
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Bower's Mansion County Park
Historic mansion and day use area. Public pool.
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Ophir Creek Trail
Moderately strenuous trail to alpine environment and views.
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Nevada Dept of Wildlife Access
Public access for waterfowl hunting and birdwatching.
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Virginia & Truckee Railroad Grade
Raised grade of the Virginia & Truckee Railroad from Carson City to Reno.
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Little Valley Access
Hiking, equestrian and mountain biking access to Little Valley.
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Hobart Trailhead
Trailhead for "The Tanks", Hobart Reservoir and south Little Valley. Access for hiking, biking and equestrians.
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Jumbo Creek in Spring
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Winter Dunes
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Washoe Lake SP North Ramp
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Equestrian Staging Area
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Southernmost View
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Slide Mt. Summit
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Davis Creek Cascade
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Fishing/Swimming/Skating pond
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Looking SE
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Rock Lake
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Ophir Creek Wash Upstream
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Flood Destruction on Ophir Creek
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Washoe Valley
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Washoe Lake Beach
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High Water
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Wetlands Restoration Area
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RV Dump Station
Closed in winter. Fee.
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WLSP Campground
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WLSP Equestrian Staging Area
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Northern Edge of the Waterfall Fire
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McClellan Peak Aspen Grove
Washoe Valley
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Wilson Commons Park
Washoe Valley
Wilson Commons County Park has tennis courts, group barbeque, fishing pond, volleyball and horsehoe areas.
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Pine Nut Range
Virginia City Excursion 3
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.
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Jumbo Falls
Jumbo Falls is shown on topo maps but is dry unless we have a really wet winter with snow in the Virginia Range.
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Jumbo Falls
Jumbo Falls
Jumbo Falls is listed on topo maps but is really just a cascade in spring when there is high runoff.