4855 East Lake Blvd, Carson City Nevada 89704
Washoe Lake State Park is located 10 miles north of Carson City and 15 miles south of Reno, in the heart of scenic Washoe Valley. The park offers nature study, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, windsurfing, water skiing, catamaran sailing, jet skiing and fishing. Facilities include campground, group use area, picnic sites, boat launches and equestrian trailhead. New additions to the park include a wetlands area with a viewing tower and interpretive displays. Dump station, showers available. Park headquarters is located off East Lake Blvd, just north of the Main Entrance. A ranger station is also located at North Ramp.
Other Nevada State Parks nearby:
(Silver Springs) Fort Churchill State Historic Park
(Incline Village) Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
(Genoa) Mormon Station State Historic Park
(Reno) Rattlesnake Mountain Skate Park
(Carson City) Washoe Lake State Park
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12/01 Coming to The Carson City area
Arden Fair Sacramento CA March30-April18 Open the doors to Arden Fair and step inside. Here you'll find contemporary fashions, jewelry, accessories and brand name merchandise at over 165 specialty stores, plus Nordstrom's, Macy's, Sears, and JC Penney. Arden Fair also has a number of terrific restaurants, everything from fast food to fine dining. And it's completely enclosed, so it's always a comfortable 70 degrees inside no matter what it's like outside.
California Exposition & State Fair Sacramento CA June12-28 The Cal Expo is the site of the California State Fair. All year Satellite Wagering, Waterworld USA, Paradise Island Fun Center and an RV Park are just a few of the features of the Cal Expo.The first State Fair was held in 1854 in San Francisco at the old Music Hall. The fair offered premiums (prizes) for its competitions and included such agricultural exhibits such as 2-inch-long peanuts, 72-pound beets and a 10-pound carrot that was longer than 3 feet. Horseracing was part of that first fair and has continued to be a part of the fair ever since.
The Rio Vista Bass Derby Festival Rio Vista CA October11-13 Rio Vista is proud to host the oldest fishing derby on the West Coast. The festival is a three-day derby for bass, catfish and sturgeon. The festival also boasts music, food and fun for fishermen and non-fishing children and adults as well. The events include a carnival, live music and dancing, classic car show, a pancake breakfast, parade and BBQ. A large fireworks display is also featured on Saturday night.