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That pocket of Nevada that's easy to find and hard to forget.

JUAN MORALEZ

Gardnerville ~ Genoa ~ Minden ~ Topaz Lake

For the most current information on dining, shopping, lodging and activities, please go to

VisitCarsonValley.org. Stay in touch with us Visit Carson Valley• 1477 U.S. Hwy 395 N, Suite C • Gardnerville, NV 89410 • 800-727-7677

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Welcome to the land of everyday legends.

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ou’ve got places to visit that are orderly, fabricated and neatly packaged. Then again, you

can come to know that place where unprocessed adventures appear fresh daily, where real characters introduce you to wild horses, whitewater thrills, off-piste powder, trails, glider rides, charmingly creaky restaurants and the perfect bar stool for recounting a day fat with adventure. All of which add up to an experience that’s nothing short of legendary. And all in a valley that’s easy to find and hard to forget.

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Legends of the Valley

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Sports & Recreation

20 Area Map CARSON VALLEY TOURS, DWAYNE HICKS

22 Events 24 Leisure 26 Entertainment 30 Groups & Venues 32 Services 33 Farms & Ranches 34 Lodging 41 Getting Here


All the essential ingredients for a legendary experience. lot goes into creating a memory

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that’s suitable to shout about on your social media pages. Aside

from the kinds of characters and activities you’ll see on the following pages, Carson Valley also serves up a dining scene that contains Thai, French, Japanese, Chinese, barbecue, and its trademark fare -- Basque. Rooms? Of course. There are full-service resorts, bed and breakfasts, motels, hotels and every other kind of place that packs a pillow. You’ll find stores to shop, ski slopes to tackle, golf courses to enjoy, streams to fish, trails to hit, and a lake named Tahoe whose beaches and coves are a mere 12 miles away.

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ardnerville, Nevada Founder: Lawrence Gilman Year: 1879 Name: Named for John and Mary Gardner, an English-

born couple who moved to Carson Valley in 1864, and not for Matthew C. Gardner as is commonly thought.

Fun Fact: The broad sprawling pastures and open spaces of the whole Carson Valley were once part of the Territory of Utah.

enoa, Nevada Founder: John Reese Year: 1851 Name: The first recorded settlement in Nevada was

originally named Mormon Station, then renamed Genoa in 1855 after the birthplace of Christopher Columbus.

Fun Fact: Genoa was the eastern terminus of frontier mailman John “Snowshoe” Thompson’s route between 1856 and 1876. Thompson was the first man to ski the Tahoe backcountry and the same peaks that make up our world-famous ski resorts, Heavenly® Mountain Resort, Sierra-at-Tahoe® and Kirkwood Mountain Resort.

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inden, Nevada Founder: H.F. Dangberg, Jr. Year: 1905 Name: Named after Minden, Germany, near the

birthplace of H.F. Dangberg, Sr. H.F. Dangberg, Jr. had a vision of community and culture when he planned Minden. Minden Park was and is the center of this Carson Valley town.

Fun Fact: Hollywood star Clark Gable married his fifth wife, sugar heiress KayGenoa Spreckels, July 12,Club 1955 at the Minden home Jobs Peak from Lakes Golf of Justice of the Peace G.W. “Walt” Fisher. GENOA LAKES GOLF CLUB

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opaz Lake, Nevada Capacity: 59,440 acre-feet Formed: 1922

As you enter Douglas County from the South, Topaz Lake comes into view. Topaz Lake Park is a spectacular destination for water sports. Known for fishing, water skiing, wakeboarding and camping, Topaz Lake is a stunning oasis between the arid Great Basin and the towering Sierra Nevada.

Fun Fact: Now a man-made reservoir, Topaz Lake is a remnant of a prehistoric sea. GENOA LAKES GOLF CLUB

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oint yourself in any direction of the compass and you’re bound to encounter adventure. The towering

mountains to our west hold hiking, biking and equestrian trails that lead to streams to fish or float, and flower-filled meadows and aspen groves that turn into golden chains each fall. Just beyond that mountain range is Lake Tahoe, ringed by sunny beaches each summer and ski resorts when the white stuff falls. Eastward is a stretch of the Pinenut Mountains, that’s open to the public, a stunning void that’s home to eagles, coyotes, deer and bands of wild horses. Look south, north and any other direction and you’ll find a golf course. Lastly, crane your neck, gaze upward and you just might see a glider silently stitching skies that make this one of the world’s most preeminent soaring destinations.

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arson Valley offers endless trails for any ability. For more details on these trails, additional routes, rides and events or if you are traveling light and want to rent equipment for your adventure, please go to VisitCarsonValley.org or stop by our Visitor Center. For locations of trailheads and trails, see map on pages 20-21.

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Carson Valley Trails Association carsonvalleytrails.org The CVTA is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization working with partners to provide access to public lands through a recreational trail system for present and future generations to enjoy.

A Bently Heritage Trail Explore 5 miles of hiking trail at Kirman Field in the Carson Valley, where the Carson River winds its way in braided channels, supporting willows and wetlands that sustain many animals and migratory birds.

B China Springs Trail About 17 miles of U.S. Forest Service roads and rocky jeep trails can be found at this OHV area. These are just rocky roads, not motorcycle trails. You will not find any single track, but the scenery makes this a good choice for a slow ATV loop, or ATV camping trip.

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f you’re looking for someone who has all the dirt on what trails to hit in Carson Valley, you can’t do better than riding shotgun with Kate, who has a special affection for Jobs Peak -- the mountain that captured her heart since childhood. She and her trusted lab

know the lay of the land like the back of her glove.

C Fay-Luther/Jobs Peak Ranch Trail System The Fay-Luther/Jobs Peak Ranch Trail System offers a family-friendly, 8.8mile network of linear and loop trails, including an interpretive loop with signage highlighting the history, geography, geology, flora and fauna of the Carson Valley region.

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Pine Nut Mountain Trail Association

This trail system includes 16 miles of non-motorized trails in the Genoa area. Trail segments include the Genoa Loop, Eagle Ridge Loop, Sierra Canyon and Discovery Trails.

pnmta.org The PNMA is a non profit organization with several hundred members and volunteers. Members are from all parts of the multi-use community and share a single goal: to keep public lands open to multi-use activities. Dual Sport and Adventure riding areas and information are available at pnmta.org.

F Genoa Vista Trail This paved 1.3 mile trail connects 1862 David Walley’s Resort Hot Springs & Spa to the town of Genoa.

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The trail wraps around a large hill with continuous views of the Pine Nut and Carson Range. The trail junction offers a round-trip distance of about 5.2 miles.

The trailhead is located on Foothill Road, approximately 4 miles south of SR-207 (Kingsbury Grade), and follows an easement through a private development. The trail is intended for hiking (pedestrian use only). Dogs okay on leash. Distance: 1.5 miles, family friendly, light to moderate, low elevation.

H Johnson Lane OHV Access Miles of sandy, novice-friendly ATV trails as well as several steep hill climbs and play areas. The main staging area is large and flat, with plenty of room for large toy-haulers or RVs. There are no services, primitive camping is permitted, and suitable sites are scattered throughout the area.

I Mount Siegel OHV Trail This area is mainly rolling hills, sand washes, and a variety of ATV trails with mountain views. There is an OHV info box at the main entrance of the staging area. The main staging area is fairly large with some small jumps and plenty of room for young riders to test their skills.

J Old Sheep Road D Clear Creek Trail The Clear Creek Trail is a 10.5-mile trail starting at Jacks Valley Trailhead next to Jacks Valley Elementary School. This trail is a partnership that traverses through U.S. Forest Service land, private lands, Douglas County trail easements and a Nature Conservancy Conservation Easement.

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This area offers about 15 miles of fire roads, a few side trails, and a very long sand wash. You won’t find many challenges here (unless it snows!) but if you stay on the main powerline road it will take you to the old sheep ranch, which has a shady spot by the creek and makes a nice resting point.

L River Fork Ranch nature.org There are two trails at River Fork Ranch, the 0.75 mile East Brockliss Loop, and the 2.0 mile West Fork Trail. Both trails are flat, and have relatively easy wheelchair access. The West Fork Trail parallels the West Fork Carson River, connecting Genoa Lane to Muller Lane with panoramic views. There are also interpretive signs at the ranch house about the area.

M Single Tree Access Trail This trail into the Pine Nut Mountains is marked by a large tree in the middle of the parking lot. There is a BLM map on the southern end of the lot showing available trails. This area is for non-motorized use only and is well traveled by mountain bikers.

N Switchback Mountain Switchback Mountain offers a variety of offroad trails. Please stop in Topaz Lodge for more information.

O Tahoe Rim Trail – Lake Tahoe 775-298-4485 tahoerimtrail.org The 165-mile Tahoe Rim Trail loops around Lake Tahoe and can be accessed from Spooner Summit and Kingsbury Grade, with spectacular views of Carson Valley between Stagecoach and Monitor Pass. The trail offers a variety of terrain and challenges for mountain bikers, hikers, and equestrians.

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ou don’t have to be an expert to enjoy world class golf. Carson Valley features four of the stellar Divine 9 golf courses. The other five courses can be reached within 20-40 minutes.

Tee It Up Carson Valley Golf Course 1027 Riverview Drive Gardnerville, NV 89460 775-265-3181 carsonvalleygolf.com The natural shade of the tall cottonwoods planted by the early settlers over a century ago and the cool rush of the Carson River give this course a unique character unlike any other golf course in Northern Nevada. Groups and families are always welcome.

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Genoa Lakes Golf Club – Lakes Course

Sunridge Golf Club

1 Genoa Lakes Drive Genoa, NV 89411 775-782-4653 genoalakes.com Rated third-best course in the state and annually rated one of the top courses on the West Coast, the Lakes Course has 18 championship holes in a magnificent natural setting, winding along the Carson River and framed by the awe-inspiring Sierra Nevada.

1000 W. Long Street Carson City, NV 89705 775-267-4448 sunridgegc.com With unique topography, elevated tees, and sloping fairways, this 7,000-yard, par-72 championship course winds through the beautiful vistas of Carson Valley.

he hoof and foot can meet the trail all over the Carson Valley. Horseback riders can travel for miles on the valley’s eastern side or take a winding scenic jaunt up the western slope of the Sierra on the Fay-Luther Trail. The nearby scenic Tahoe Rim Trail is also open to equestrians and provides amazing views of Lake Tahoe.

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All Things Equine

Carson Valley Golf Course

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Genoa Lakes Golf Club – Ranch Course 2901 Jacks Valley Road Genoa, NV 89411 775-782-7700 genoalakes.com The design team of golf legend Johnny Miller and acclaimed architect John Harbottle created this 18-hole masterpiece (formerly Sierra Nevada Golf Ranch) that’s carved out of the eastern Sierra and overlooks the Carson Valley.

1027 Riverview Drive Gardnerville, NV 89460 775-265-3181 carsonvalleygolf.com Come kick it around under the centuryold cottonwood trees along the banks of the Carson River. Play from separate tees to individual FootGolf greens. When you match your soccer skills with the links, you’re playing perfect FootGolf. You’ll be hooked!

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3060-D U.S. Hwy 395 Minden, NV 89423 775-336-8959 www.5cranch.com The 5 Clover Ranch Equestrian Center provides a variety of quality western related training, events courses, and horse boarding.

Borges Family Sleigh Rides

Sheridan Creek Equestrian Center

775-588-2953 sleighride.com In the winter, our sleigh dashes through the snow along the old Pony Express Trail with fantastic views of Lake Tahoe. In the spring, summer, and autumn the South Lake City carriage tour travels through a peaceful neighborhood and along Lake Tahoe. The scenic Sand Harbor State Park carriage ride offers spectacular views as the trail meanders along Lake Tahoe and through the towering pines of the Sierra Mountains.

551 Centerville Lane Gardnerville, NV 89460 775-265-7371 sheridancreekequestriancenter.com Sheridan Creek Equestrian Center is an exceptional full service boarding, teaching, and learning facility owned and directed by Kristen Roberson. The goal at Sheridan Creek Equestrian Center is to provide exceptional quality care for our equine partners.

Chappell Ranch

760 U.S. Hwy 50 Zephyr Cove, NV 89448 775-588-5664 zephyrcove.com Zephyr Cove Resort Stables’ guided horseback trail rides are a great way to experience the area’s serenity and beauty in summer. As you amble over forested scenic trails you’ll enjoy amazing vistas of the crystal clear blue lake and the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains.

531 Centerville Lane Gardnerville, NV 89460 775-265-6483 chappellranchllc.com Chappell Ranch, LLC is renowned for safe, fun, and educational horsemanship. Contact Kim Chappell to learn more about horse camps, lessons, kinder programs, and more. Programs for ages 4 to adult.

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great motorcycle ride in the Carson Valley and Lake Tahoe area might be all pavement, or mostly dirt, or a combination of both. Carson Valley is fortunate to be very close to hundreds of miles of scenic, twisty, uncongested roads. If you are a street rider and new to the area, head out for some of the High Sierra passes. Carson Pass, Ebbetts Pass, and Monitor Pass are all less than an hour’s ride from Carson Valley. Sonora Pass, Tioga Pass, and Donner Pass are all within two hours. And the roads to any of those passes are beautiful in their own right.

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A ride over five of these great mountain passes in a single day is completely feasible. To do it, you’ll ride hard, return tired, and won’t have a lot of time to stop and see the sights. But you will have one of the best days of your life.

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If you’re looking for rides on dirt and gravel roads, some of the best dirt riding you’ll find anywhere is in the Pine Nut Mountains, on the eastern edge of the valley. Wide well maintained main roads with firm dirt and loose gravel surfaces get you into and across the mountains, at any pace. More technical routes will include steep slopes, deep sand, loose rocks, short sight lines, and some water

t’s only fitting that a drinking establishment as idiosyncratic as this has a hostess as colorful as Dana. A frosty beer and a game of pool never went down better than here at the oldest, quirkiest, most memorable saloon you’ll ever set foot in. Point

your nose toward the mountains and put the brakes on at Genoa.

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crossings. And all of this backcountry adventure is just a short ride on paved rural roads from friendly and affordable Carson Valley hotels and restaurants. If you are hauling dirt bikes, there are several OHV staging areas with plenty of free parking for your truck and trailer. Our area offers a huge variety of great adventure rides, whatever type of bike you like to ride, and however you define adventure. Grab your gear, and ask yourself, “How hard do I want to ride today?”

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Carson Motorsports 951 Jacks Valley Rd, Suite A Carson City, NV 89705 775-267-3767 carsonktm.com New and used motorcycles, tuneup, repair, tires, equipment, riding gear, apparel, accessories and more.

Testa Motorsports 1581 U.S. Hwy 395 N # B Minden, NV 89423 775-782-6707 testamotorsports.com Consignment, leading name brands, parts, financing, accessories, apparel.

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Shooting Suppliers

Boating and Fishing

Capitol City Gun Club

Axelson Tactical, LLC

Topaz Lake Park

2222 Park Place, 1B Minden, NV 89423 855-SHOP-AXE (855-746-7293) axelsontactical.com

3700 Topaz Park Road Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-9828 or 775-266-3343 douglascountynv.gov The park attracts anglers and water-sports enthusiasts. Topaz Lake is stocked with rainbow trout, brown trout, and largemouth bass. Boat launch at the park.

3590 Arrowhead Drive Carson City, NV 89706 775-882-9904 capitolcitygunclub.org Specializing in various recreational and competitive shooting sports such as trap, skeet, sporting clays, 5-stand and wobble trap.

Douglas County Shooting Facility Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-9828 The earthen berm for the pistol range is at 50 yards, while the berms for the rifle range are at 100, 200, and 300 yards.

Walker River Resort Hunting Preserve 700 Hudson Way Smith Valley, NV 89430 775-465-2573 or 800-446-2573 wrresort.com Sporting clays course, fly-fishing, ATV trails, swimming pool, and Jacuzzi. RV park with full hookups.

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Bear Bullets 1506 US Hwy. 395 Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-392-3213 bearbulletsnv.com

Bullseye Nevada 1267 US Hwy. 395, Ste. H Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-392-0828 bullseyenevada.com

Guns N Ammo 1321 US Hwy. 395 #A Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-783-1858 gunsnarrows.com

High Desert Guns/Nevada Cerakote 2559 Precision Dr. #1 Minden, NV 89423 775-901-9800 highdesertguns.com nevadacerakote.com

Topaz Landing Boat Rentals 3505 Topaz Lane at Topaz Lake Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-266-3550 The Topaz Landing Marina offers full RV hook ups, boat rentals and a boat launch.

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Outfitters and Tour Guides Birding Under Nevada Skies

JT’S Wildlife Photography and Tours

Tahoe Whitewater Tours

Jim Woods 775-720-7009 jim.woods@charter.net Offering guided birding tours of private ranches in Carson Valley, the high mountain lakes and rivers of the Sierra, and marshes and wetlands of the valley floors.

JT Humphrey 310-625-6040 akawolf.com Wildlife tours mostly in and around Carson Valley. Offering tours to photograph wild horses, eagles, owls, and petroglyphs.

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10015 Palisades Drive Truckee, CA 96161 530-587-5777 gowhitewater.com Offers tours on the East Fork of the Carson River in the spring. Other tours include the Truckee River and the American River.

Carson Valley Tours

Joe Cereghino, Outfitter 775-315-6222 jchighcountry.com Offering custom trips, from drop camps to fully guided and all-inclusive trips.

Dwayne Hicks 775-781-8808 carsonvalleytours.com Sit back, enjoy the ride, and let us show you the beauty of the Sierra Nevada mountains. Offering wild mustang tours, Carson Valley tours, landscape and wildlife photo tours, and beginner photography classes.

Heritage Tours 1456 Foothill Road Gardnerville, NV 89460 775-315-0697 Provides customized itineraries and step-on guides for large or small groups and individuals.

Nevada Adventure Company 800-865-4679 nevadaadventurecompany.com Offering ATV and off-roading through the rolling hills of the Pinenut Mountains.

Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters 2705 Lake Tahoe Boulevard South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 530-541-8208 tahoeflyfishing.com Local licensed guides, perfect for beginners or those looking to enhance their skills.

The Angler’s Edge 1489 U.S. Hwy 395 N Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-781-7112 theanglersedge.com Full service fly shop, guiding in California and Nevada, rod building, rod repair, custom fly tying, instruction, the area’s largest selection of area specific patterns, fly tying materials and knowledge of local waters.

Tributary Whitewater Tours Gardnerville, NV 89410 800-672-3846 whitewatertours.com A Tributary Whitewater Tours California rafting trip combines all the elements of a memorable river rafting adventure – beautiful scenery, thrilling rapids, sun, solitude and relaxation.

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G arson Valley is recognized as one of the world’s premier locations for flying gliders. The prevailing weather patterns draw pilots from all over the world to fly in Carson Valley. The geography here creates thermals and mountain wave that make for spectacular year-round soaring conditions.

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(KMEV) 1146 Airport Road Minden, NV 89423 775-782-9871 mindentahoeairport.com The Minden-Tahoe Airport is a nontowered general aviation airport, home to approximately 350 aircraft including 80 gliders. The airport serves diverse aviation uses, including sport aviation, emergency services and corporate flying.

in the upright position as it’s

Skydive Lake Tahoe

ascent to skies so favorable it makes this one of the world’s most acclaimed soaring destinations. Hop in,

1128 Airport Rd. B Minden, NV 89423 775-790-7602 skydivelaketahoe.com A premiere tandem skydiving center providing unbeatable scenery.

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SoaringNV 1142 Airport Rd. Minden, NV 89423 775-782-9595 soaringnv.com Experience world-renowned soaring in spectacular Carson Valley. Soaring combines excitement with quiet serenity. Glide above one of the most beautiful regions in the world. Minden is ideally located for soaring pilots who want to experience soaring at its best.

Lake Tahoe Balloons 2435 Venice Dr. East South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 800-872-9294 laketahoeballoons.com The adventure begins shortly after sunrise when balloon conditions are the best and the natural beauty of this alpine setting is revealed. Our guests meet us at the Tahoe Keys Marina where they board the Tahoe Flyer, the worlds only U.S.C.G. certified balloon launch and recovery vessel. While cruising to the designated launch site on Lake Tahoe, a deluxe continental breakfast is served onboard.

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Alpine Meadows

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Boreal

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Diamond Peak

775-832-1177

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Donner Ski Ranch

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Heavenly Mountain Resort

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Homewood Mountain Resort

530-525-2992

7,880

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skihomewood.com

Kirkwood Mountain Resort

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9,800

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Mt. Rose Ski-Tahoe

800-SKI-ROSE

9,700

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Northstar California

800-GO-NORTH

8,610

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Sierra-at-Tahoe

530-659-7453

8,852

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sierraattahoe.com

Soda Springs

530-426-3901

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Squaw Valley

800-403-0206

9,050

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530-426-9000

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20-minute drive from Carson Valley, the renowned Jewel of the Sierra has spectacular scenery, great winter sports and après activities of all kinds.

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Zephyr Cove Snowmobile Center 760 U.S. Hwy 50 Zephyr Cove, NV 89448 800-238-2463 zephyrcove.com Largest snowmobile tour center in the United States, provides tours to the “Top of Tahoe.”

Snowmobile Rentals

Snow Play

Lake Tahoe Adventures

Heavenly Adventure Peak Snow Park

1300 Apache Ave. South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 530-577-2940 or 800-865-4679 laketahoeadventures.com Snowmobile tours feature scenic, ultimate off-trail, and specialty excursions.

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Heavenly Mountain Resort-Gondola Village 4080 Lake Tahoe Blvd. South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 775-586-7000 skiheavenly.com

Hope Valley Outdoors Pickett’s Junction, SR-88 and SR-89 Hope Valley, CA 96150 530-721-2015 hopevalleyoutdoors.com Top-quality cross-country ski and snowshoe rentals, all levels of instruction, guided tours, 60 miles of trails.

Pickett’s Junction A 15-minute drive west of Gardnerville on SR-88 is Hope Valley, offering a short hike to a wonderful sledding and tubing hill. The road is also a great snowshoe and cross-country ski area. For directions or trail information go to VisitCarsonValley.org or the Carson Valley Visitor Center.

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Kirkwood Mountain Resort Cross Country and Snowshoe Center

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Lessons, rentals, snowshoeing, day lodge, 2 warming huts, groomed trails

kirkwood.com

Northstar California Cross Country, Snowshoe & Telemark Center

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Rentals, lessons, clinics, races, moonlight snowshoe tours

northstarcalifornia.com

Royal Gorge Cross Country

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800-500-3871

84 trails, lessons, rentals, 8 warming huts, 2 trailside cafés, 2 lodges, snowshoe, telemark

royalgorge.com

Hope Valley Outdoors Crosscountry Ski Center

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530-721-2015

8 trails, rentals, lessons, guided tours. Experienced instruction and information.

hopevalleyoutdoors. com

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The Year at a Glance

Topaz Lodge Fishing Derby

Music in the Parks

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Topaz Lodge Fishing Derby starts on New Year’s Day and continues through mid-April. Anglers catch tagged fish in Topaz Lake, a popular fishing spot on the California-Nevada border, for cash and prizes.

Throughout the summer, Carson Valley parks feature a slew of music events. Choose your spot, drop your blanket, and take in a concert while the sun dips behind the Sierras.

The Minden-Tahoe Airport hosts the Aviation Roundup Air Show every other fall (October 2017). The Aviation Roundup Air Show is dedicated to veterans to honor and thank the many fine men and women who have served or are serving our Country. This family fun event features multiple national and international performers, including U.S. military jet teams, Warbirds and vintage aircraft on display.

Eagles and Agriculture Topaz Lodge Fishing Derby begins

Carson Valley Days Annual Kids Fishing Derby Pony Express Re-Ride Genoa Concerts on the Green begin Dangberg Home Ranch summer events begin Wings of Freedom

Genoa Candy Dance Dinner-Dance Genoa Candy Dance Arts & Crafts Faire Edible Pedal Topaz Lodge Cruz’n Sierra Show & Shine Car Show

Eagles and Agriculture The Eagles and Agriculture celebration in January, is a chance to observe the raptors that visit Carson Valley during the calving season each winter, including bald eagles! Get exclusive access to ranches for viewing, hear directly from the ranchers, and share experiences with other birders and wildlife lovers.

Wings of Freedom The best way to relive the history of WWII aircraft is to take a once-in-a-lifetime flight on board the B-17, B-24 & P-51. The Collings Foundation is proud to offer our Flight Experiences on our Wings of Freedom Tour in over 110 cities annually.

Carson Valley Days The second weekend of June each year, the community celebrates Carson Valley Days. This five-day event showcases small-town U.S.A. and features a parade, carnival, concerts and a variety of unique activities that have been a tradition for over 100 years.

Genoa Candy Dance The Candy Dance Arts and Crafts Faire is on the last full weekend of September each year. Come to Genoa and enjoy over 300 craft and food vendors with live music, from rock-n-roll, country-western, swing and hop to waltzes for all ages, and of course candy!

Harvest Festival Each October, The Corley Ranch celebrates fall with its Harvest Festival, featuring a corn maze, pig races, miniature horse rides, pick-your-own-pumpkins, and other fun activities.

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Christmas in the Valley

February Historical Society Melodrama Carson Valley Inn Clay Shooting Weekend

March Snowshoe Thompson Celebration, Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Tour Red Hoop Round Dance Drum Group

Join us in December for a delightful family holiday shopping season in the valley with tree lightings, concerts, German Market Place, an outdoor Christmas market, Breakfast with Santa and the Parade of Lights.

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Main Street Gardnerville’s Third Thursdays Wine Walks begin Farmers Markets begin Big Mama’s Show & Shine Classic Car Show Minden GE Family Concerts in the Park begin Movies in the Park begin May the 4th Be With You

On the next page are some more of the wonderful events held in and around Carson Valley. For complete dates and details, visit our website at VisitCarsonValley.org or call 800-727-7677.

Easter Festivities throughout Carson Valley Carson Valley Inn Spring Stag Golf Outing

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July American Century Celebrity Golf Championship Tournament Town of Minden 4th of July Celebration Genoa Americana Celebration and BBQ Freedom 5K Fun/Run & Yankee Doodle Dash

August Hot August Nights Poker Run, Minden Main Street Show and Shine, Minden Antique Tractor Show Douglas County Junior Rodeo Splash Dogs

October Corley Ranch Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch Fall Harvest and Scarecrow Festival Slaughterhouse Lane Coffin Races Aviation Roundup (2017) Carson Valley Arts Council Winter Concert Series begins Historical Society Cemetery Tour

November Carson Valley Art Association Show Young At Heart Holiday Craft Fair Small Business Saturday

December Parade of Lights Gazebo and Tree Lighting, Minden Carson Valley Christmas Kickoff, Gardnerville Breakfast with Santa, Genoa

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L E I S U R E Movie Theater Ironwood 8 Cinemas 1760 U.S. Hwy 395 Minden, NV 89423 775-782-7469 ironwoodcinemas.com

Theater Carson Valley Arts Council 1572 U.S. Hwy 395, Suite A Minden, NV 89423 775-782-8207 cvartscouncil.com A visual and performing arts center dedicated to presenting and promoting cultural events and providing educational and experiential opportunities in the community in the five disciplines: visual, literary, music, dance and performance.

Carson Valley Community Theatre

1862 DAVID WALLEY’S HOT SPRINGS RESORT • SPA

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Winks Silver Strike Lanes

Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center

1281 Kimmerling Road #8 Gardnerville, NV 89460 775-265-5454 winkssilverstrike.com

Hot Springs/Swimming 1862 David Walley’s Resort · Hot Springs · Spa 2001 Foothill Road Genoa, NV 89411 775-782-8155 1862davidwalleysresort.com This year-round resort offers five natural mineral hot springs, two pools, steam and dry saunas, and a full-service spa.

Carson Valley Swim Center 1600 State Route 88 Minden, NV 89423 775-782-8840 cvswim.com Four indoor and outdoor pools, and exercise facility open year-round; an activity pool for children; accessible with a ramp, pool lift, and stairs; a competitive pool with a diving well; and a catch pool for the two water slides.

Grover Hot Springs State Park 3415 Hot Springs Road Markleeville, CA 96120 530-694-2248 parks.ca.gov One of the park’s two concrete pools is fed by the run-off from six mineral springs with an average temperature of 102 to 104 degrees F.

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1477 U.S. Hwy 395 Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-2555 historicnv.org On the National Register of Historic Places, it features exhibits on Basque and Native American heritage, Nevada’s wild mustangs and “Main Street” Gardnerville 1870-1950.

Courthouse Museum in Genoa 2304 Main Street Genoa, NV 89411 775-782-4325 historicnv.org The original Douglas County Courthouse (1865-1916) later served as the Genoa School. Exhibit topics include Native Americans, the Emigrant Trail through Nevada, the Pony Express, and Snowshoe Thompson. Open May through October.

Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park 1450 State Route 88 Minden, NV 89423 775-783-9417 dangberghomeranch.org The house that stands here was built by a family that played an important role in the growth and shaping of Carson Valley, Nevada. In 1905, the Dangberg family founded the town of Minden and there, in partnership with other ranchers, established several businesses focused on agriculture, banking and a hotel. Today, the Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park preserves this essential chapter in Nevada’s history.

Discover Minden Walking Tour Pick up a map at the Carson Valley Visitors Center, or go to our website, for a walking tour route of this historic railroad town with a rich agricultural history.

Dr. Eliza Cook’s House 1456 Foothill Road Gardnerville, NV 89460 775-782-2893 Dr. Cook practiced medicine for 37 years, traveling by horse and buggy from Genoa to Markleeville. Her house was moved from Mottsville after her death and is now a part of Laura Springs Antiques. Tours are available during regular business hours.

Genoa Historic Ghost Tours Kim Copel-Harris 775-220-0605 Ghosts tell the story of the rich history of Nevada’s oldest town.

Main Street Gardnerville Walking Tour Pick up a map at the Carson Valley Visitors Center, or go to our website. Stroll down main street Gardnerville and learn its rich heritage.

Mormon Station State Historic Park 2295 Main Street Genoa, NV 89411 775-782-2590 parks.nv.gov Mormon Station is the site of Nevada’s first permanent non-native settlement. A replica of the original trading post, built in 1851, houses a museum with pioneer-era artifacts. Picnic and group use facilities are available.

1572 U.S. Hwy 395 (box office) Minden, NV 89423 775-382-2828 carsonvalleycommunitytheatre.org An all-volunteer, not-for-profit performing arts theatre production company, presenting musical and dramatic productions to showcase local talent.

Wildlife/Bird Viewing Jacks Valley Road From U.S. Hwy 395, take Jacks Valley Road (SR-206) west and south, birding the 22 miles to SR-88.

Lahontan National Fish Hatchery Complex 710 U.S. Hwy 395 Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-265-2425 fws.gov/lahontannfhc Charged with restoring the population of the Lahontan cutthroat trout and the cui-ui, the hatchery offers self-guided tours and a fascinating look into aquatic life in the region.

River Fork Ranch/Whit Hall Interpretive Center 381 Genoa Lane Minden, NV 89423 nature.org An 800-acre preserve operated by The Nature Conservancy. A network of trails allows visitors to explore and discover the natural Carson Valley.

Bently Heritage

is proud to be one of Nevada’s only estate distilleries, controlling the entire process from grain to glass. Beginning in 2018 we’ll be open to the public for tours, tastings, and sales of some of the world’s finest craft spirits. It’ll all happen right here in Minden, one of Nevada’s oldest ranching towns. True to the old-world style, we will craft world-class single malt whisky, gin, and spirits using grains and botanicals grown and foraged on our own land. Sustainable winter rye, wheat, and barley will be traditionally processed and malted on our ranch, fermented in a historic flour mill, and locally aged to create luxury spirits that could only be made in one place on the planet: right here in Cason Valley. Our home is in the century-old Minden flour mill and creamery buildings, both of which sit on the National Register of Historic Places. Once the largest operating mill in the region, the flour mill is currently being restored to become a premier tasting room and distillery, and reenvisioned as one of Nevada’s most sustainable buildings. Once again this flour mill will process grain — only this time to create some of the finest spirits in the world. To learn more, visit bentlyheritage.com

Topaz Lodge Park 3700 Topaz Park Rd. Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-9828 douglascountynv.gov During the migration season, the location on the Pacific Flyway makes it an especially good bird-watching spot.

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Dining in Carson Valley A good meal can become the defining moment of a trip, and in that Carson Valley offers a full dictionary’sworth of potential definitions. The downtown corridor provides options for all budgets and tastes – whether you are looking for a quick snack, a family feast or an elegant date night – and a 5- to 10-minute drive to the outskirts of the valley broadens the offerings exponentially. Ranging from farm-to-fork and authentic Mexican to Chicago deep dish, locally roasted coffee and dishes steeped in Basque heritage, you are bound to find something to fulfill those cravings. For a mouthwatering list of the Valley’s restaurants, go to visitcarsonvalley.org.

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in Carson Valley. Siblings JB and Marie put their Basque heritage, their love for cooking, and their zest for life into every meal that comes out of their kitchen.

Carson Valley Inn Casino hosts free nightly entertainment in the Cabaret Lounge, with a full-service casino featuring slots, blackjack, craps, 3-card poker, live poker room, tournaments, and race/sports book. Find out more at carsonvalleyinn.com or call 775-782-9711. C.O.D. Casino maintains the character of the historic C.O.D. Garage and the comforts of a great casino. Visit the C.O.D. at 1593 Esmeralda Ave. or call 775-783-1494. Sharkey’s Casino was totally remodeled in 2015. The all new Sharkey’s Casino maintains the character and feel that would make Sharkey proud. Visit sharkeyscasino. com or call 775-782-3133. Topaz Lodge and Casino at Topaz Lake features live entertainment on weekends and holidays in the Main Lounge, along with a full-service

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casino that includes live table games, slots, keno, bingo, and 3-card poker. For more information visit topazlodge. com or call 800-962-0732. Wa She Shu Casino and Travel Plaza has more than 120 of today’s hottest games, and exciting daily promotions. This is where you want to be for real gaming excitement. Find out more at washeshucasino.com, or call 775-499-1260.

More Live Entertainment Buckaroos offers varied entertainment, including karaoke, DJ’s and live bands. Call 775-782-9693 for the schedule.

Genoa Bar, the oldest in Nevada, offers live music and open mic night during peak seasons and events. Visit genoabarandsaloon.com or call 775782-3870. TJ’s Corral Outdoor Event Center features outdoor live concert entertainment with spectacular sunset views of Jobs Peak and the Sierra Mountains. Visit carsonvalleyinn.com or call 775-782-9711. 1862 David Walley’s Restaurant & Saloon provides live entertainment on weekends. Visit 1862davidwalleysresort.com or call 775-782-8155. VISITCARSONVALLEY.ORG

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t’s all about the find. Shopping is a sport to be savored in Carson Valley, as any good antique hunter knows. But whether you are looking for a piece of history or something new and different, the local artisans and shops that call the valley home will deliver.

Battle Born Wine

Dancing Deer

gadZooks! A Creative Place

1448 U.S. Hwy 395 N Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-7684 battlebornwine.com

2299 Main Street Genoa, NV 89411 775-782-5777 dancingdeergenoa.com

1492 U.S. Hwy 395 Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-9665 gadzooksnv.com

Bealls Department Store

East Fork Gallery

Gallery on Main

1329 U.S. Hwy 395 N, Ste.12 Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-783-7964 stagestores.com

1503 US Hwy. 395 N # K Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-7629 eastforkgallery.com

2292 Main Street, Suite 3 Genoa, NV 89411 775-392-4473

Carson Valley Arts & Antiques Trail Map

Bella Vista Farm

Eddy Street Vintage Market

2685 Billy’s Road Minden, NV 89423 775-230-4065 bellavistafarmllc.com

1235 Eddy Street, Gardnerville, NV 89503 775-230-1101 eddystreetvintagemarket.com

Cheshire Antiques

Especially For You

1423 U.S. Hwy 395 Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-9117

1218 Eddy Street Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-1966 efy-online.com

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Accolades Trophies Engraving & Gifts 1532 U.S. Hwy 395 N Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-2338

Antiques Plus/Drake House Antique Emporium 2242 Main Street Genoa, NV 89411 775-782-4951

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Country Carousel 1420 U.S. Hwy 395 N Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-8178

Fresh Ideas 1455 U.S. Hwy 395 N Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-4094 freshideasgiftshop.com

Just Fabulous, Repurposed Furniture & Consignment

Pioneer Yarn Company

Storekeeper Gifts & Home Décor

Trimmer Outpost

1492 US Hwy. 395 Ste. 106-B Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-392-3255

2276 Main Street Genoa, NV 89411 775-782-2518 trimmeroutpost.com

Polka Dots Greets & Sweets

Sweet Repeats

Tumblewind Antiques

1456 Foothill Road Gardnerville, NV 89460 775-782-2893

1455 B U.S. Hwy 395 Gardnerville, NV 89460 775-309-0805 freshideasgiftshop.com

2285 Main Street, Suite B Genoa, NV 89411 775-291-4062 thisthatmarket.com

1600 Esmeralda Avenue Minden, NV 89423 775-782-2444

2299 Main Street Genoa, NV 89411 775-782-5974

Northern Nevada Coin

Red Barn Antiques

The Pink House

Heartstrings Gallery & Gifts

Penny Lane Furniture & Home Décor

1578 U.S. Hwy 395 N Minden, NV 89423 775-392-1328 rbarnantiques.com

193 Genoa Lane Genoa, NV 89411 775-395-4279 thepinkhousegenoa.com

1236 Baltic Ave, Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-392-1222 pennylaneconsignmentnv.com

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The Quilt House

1459 U.S. Hwy 395 N. Gardnerville NV 89410 775-790-5124

Petersunn Antiques

Shelby’s Books

1328 U.S. Hwy 395, Suite 105 Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-8845 thequilthouse.net

Genoa Country Store

1572 U.S. Hwy 395 Minden, NV 89423 775-782-0817

High Desert Trading Post 1267 US Hwy. 395 B Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-265-3131

Joyce’s Fine Jewelry 1503 U.S. Hwy 395, Suite A Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-5631 wrappedinred.com

1432 A Industrial Way Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-392-3322

Laura Springs Ranch & Antiques

1329 U.S. Hwy 395 Suite 6 Gardnerville, NV 89410

2292 Main Street, #7 Genoa, NV 89411 775-790-0935

1653 Lucerne Street, Suite B Minden, NV 89423 775-392-3336 pioneeryarn.com

1663 Lucerne Street, Suite C Minden, NV 89423 775-782-5484 shelbysbookshoppe.com

North Valley Shopping Centers Located in north Minden off U.S. Hwy 395, the stores in the north Carson Valley shopping centers currently include the best in retail names.

This & That Marketplace 1516 U.S. Hwy 395 N, Suite E Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-291-4062 thisthatmarket.com

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Bently-Ferris Recreation Park 1751 Orbit Way Minden, NV 89423 775-783-4683 Privately owned 10-acre park with spacious indoor pavilion, and fireplace with a group-size barbecue pit.

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Carson Valley Country Club

Cottonwood Cottage

Genoa Lakes Golf Club

1029 Riverview Drive Gardnerville, NV 89460 775-265-3715 carsonvalleycountryclub.com Semi-private, private, and outdoor dining areas.

202 Genoa Lane Genoa, NV 89411 775-250-1791 cottonwoodgenoa.com Private events and weddings can be booked any day of the week.

1 Genoa Lakes Drive Genoa, NV 89411 775-782-6644 genoalakes.com Whether it’s 10 or 250 in your banquet party, we offer numerous event venues with endless possibilities.

Carson Valley Improvement Club (C.V.I.C.) Hall 1602 Esmeralda Avenue Minden, NV 89423 775-782-5976 The main hall accommodates 300 or dining for 250. Two additional rooms seat 35 and 10, respectively.

Carson Valley Inn Hotel · Casino 1627 U.S. Hwy 395 Minden, NV 89423 775-782-9711 carsonvalleyinn.com Complete banquet and menu planning, food and beverage services available. Convention rooms accommodate 20 to 250. TJ’s Corral outdoor events center accommodates up to 1,500.

Corley Ranch 859 U.S. Hwy 395 S Gardnerville, NV 89460 775-265-6506 corleyranch.com Historic ranch with antique barn, wagon, a gazebo and several arbors.

Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park 1450 State Route 88 Minden, NV 89423 775-783-9417 dangberghomeranch.org Available for special events.

Douglas County Community Center 1329 Waterloo Lane Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-5500 douglascountynv.gov Dining facility can seat 300 people with beautiful mountain views. Large commercial style kitchen, perfect for meetings or wedding receptions.

East Fork Ranch 1290 Centerville Lane Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-671-2164 eastforkranchnevada.com From 2 to 200+, rustic to elegant and everything in between, East Fork Ranch is perfect for your special event.

Genoa Town Hall 2287 Main Street Genoa, NV 89411 775-782-8696 genoanevada.org Built in 1886, it seats 120 for an old-fashioned Western setting.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites 1659 State Route 88 Minden, NV 89423 775-782-7500 carsonvalleyhotel.com Expertly equipped for mediumsize events in modern and contemporary design.

Jacobs Family Berry Farm 1335 Centerville Lane Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-525-0450 jacobsberries.com On 5 acres, the farm is the site for memorable garden and barn weddings, parties, reunions and corporate functions.

Jethro’s Oven, Grill & Sports Bar 1281 Kimmerling Road, Suite A3 Gardnerville, NV 89460 775-265-2215 jethrosbarandgrill.com Banquet room seating up to 150 people with no room charge.

Mormon Station State Historic Park 2295 Main Street Genoa, NV 89411 775-782-2590 parks.nv.gov The park’s pavilion accommodates up to 300 people. The site is perfect for weddings, family reunions, barbecues, and more.

Orchard House 188 Carson Street Genoa, NV 89411 775-783-8070 orchardhouse.us Garden weddings and special events for 50 to 400. Allinclusive packages available.

Sierra Chef Weddings & Events 1516 U.S. Hwy 395 N Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-671-2164 sierrachef.com Weddings, corporate functions, baby showers, and everything in between.

Trimmer Outpost 2276 Main Street Genoa, NV 89411 775-782-2518 trimmeroutpost.com Restored 1850’s barn, large yard and small arena for any special event or wedding.

Topaz Lodge 1979 U.S. Hwy 395 S Gardnerville, NV 89410 800-962-0732 topazlodge.com

Valley View Ranch 1000 East Valley Road, Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-720-1250 With spectacular views of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Valley View Ranch offers an old town western village with antique farm equipment, swimming, horseshoes, and dancing. We are perfect for events, meetings, and weddings.

White House Bed and Breakfast 195 Genoa Lane Genoa, NV 89411 775-783-7208 whitehousebandb.us The meadow accommodates 300+ for a tented reception. The orchard is the perfect venue for a wedding ceremony.

Off-Premise Catering 100 Proof Bar Service 1402 US Hwy. 395 Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-386-2149 100proofbarservice.com

Abby Jo’s Café Girasole 1483 U.S. Hwy 395 Minden, NV 89411 775-782-3314

Alpine Crepes 209-614-0342 alpinecrepes@gmail.com

Genoa Station Bar & Grille 2285 Main Street Genoa, NV 89411 775-783-1599

Hamdogs Restaurant 1267 U.S. Hwy 395 Gardnerville, NV 89460 775-782-6835

Minden Meat and Deli 1595 U.S. Hwy 395 Minden, NV 89423 775-783-9999 mindenmeat.com

Sanchez Ranch Meat Co. 1734 U.S. Hwy 395 N., Unit #B, Minden, NV 89423 775-720-8440 sanchezranch.com

Taildragger Café 1150 Airport Road Minden, NV 89423 775-782-9500

Taste of Home 775-901-2365

Event Planners For a complete list of event/ wedding planners, entertainment services, florists, photographers, churches and wedding venues, please go to VisitCarsonValley.org

Marriage Licenses A State of Nevada marriage license may be obtained at the Douglas County Clerk’s Office, located on the second floor of the old courthouse at 1616 8th Street, Minden; 775-782-9014.

Philadelphia Sandwich Co. 1281 Kimmerling Road Gardnerville, NV 89460 775-392-3370

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Airports Minden-Tahoe Airport (KMEV) 1146 Airport Road Minden, NV 89423 775-782-9871 mindentahoeairport.com A 990-acre, general aviation, non-towered airport serving a broad base of aviation uses, from corporate travel to recreational flying and soaring.

Reno-Tahoe International Airport (KRNO) 2001 E. Plumb Lane Reno, NV 89502 775-328-6400 renoairport.com Reno-Tahoe International Airport is the only commercial airport serving Northern Nevada. Rental car agencies, shuttles, and taxis are available at the airport.

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Hospitals, Medical Centers and Urgent Care

Transportation and Rental Cars

Barton Memorial Hospital

Reno-Tahoe International Aiport 800-Bel-Limo (235-5466) 775-323-3727 bell-limo.com Bell Limousine and Airport Minibus provide a wide range of transportation services.

2170 South Avenue South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150 530-541-3420 bartonhealth.org

Carson Tahoe Hospital 1600 Medical Parkway Carson City, NV 89703 775-445-8000 carsontahoe.com

Carson Tahoe Health Walmart Clinic Gardnerville Walmart, 1511 Grant Street Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-445-7220 carsontahoe.com

Carson Valley Medical Center 24-Hour Emergency Care 1107 U.S. Hwy 395 Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-1500 cvmchospital.org

Carson Valley Medical Center Urgent Care 897 Ironwood Dr. Minden, NV 89423 775-782-1610 cvmchospital.org

Carson Tahoe Emergent Care 925 Ironwood Drive Minden, NV 89423 775-445-7800 carsontahoe.com

Bell Limo

Tahoe Transportation District 530-541-7149 or 775-589-5500 tahoetransportation.org Provides fixed route, demandresponse, ski shuttle, seasonal trolley service and commuter express routes on the South Shore of Lake Tahoe and to Carson Valley.

Carson Valley Airporter Amador Stage Lines 775-324-4444 amadorstagelines.com

DART and DART Dial a Ride 775-783-6456 douglascountynv.gov

Eastern Sierra Transit Authority 800-922-1930 estransit.com

Enterprise Rent-A-Car 1287 U.S. Hwy 395 Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-7752 enterprise.com

Hertz Rent-A-Car Minden-Tahoe Airport 1151 Airport Road Minden, NV 89423 775-782-8277 hertz.com

Minden Taxi Minden, NV 89423 775-265-7060

Reno Tahoe Limousine 800-660-4546 renotahoelimo.com Serving all of Northern Nevada and California. Offering all styles of private transportation for airport services, wine tours, shuttles, residential and public event valet, celebrations, and parties, Reno Tahoe Limousine will help you with each and every detail.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Gardnerville 1427 U.S. Hwy 395 and Eddy St. 1363 U.S. Hwy 395

Minden 1590 4th Street, Minden

arson Valley offers an abundance of opportunities for visitors to experience and learn about the history and lifestyle of the area founders. For more information on these locations and more, go to VisitCarsonValley.org

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AgriTourism Destinations Bella Vista Farm 2685 Billy’s Road, Minden, NV 89423 775-230-4065 bellavistafarmllc.com Fresh naturally grown greenhouse vegetables, tomatoes, peppers, blackberries, and more! Stop and shop anytime, and dine with us for a hearty country breakfast the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the of the month, May-August.

Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park

Jacobs Family Berry Farm

1450 State Route 88, Minden, NV 89423 775-783-9417 dangberghomeranch.org The Ranch began as the 1857 homestead of Heinrich F. Dangberg, Jr. The Dangbergs founded Minden in 1905, and the property is now looked after by the Friends of Dangberg Ranch. It received the Nevada Commission on Tourism award for Best Reno-Tahoe Territory Attraction two years in a row. Guided tours are available by reservation.

1335 Centerville Lane Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-525-0450 jacobsberries.com Luscious blackberries and raspberries are handpicked daily for sale July-September, and berry products are available year round. It also is a venue for special occasions like weddings, family reunions, and corporate events.

The Corley Ranch 859 Hwy 395 S, Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-265-6506 corleyranch.com A real working ranch, with cattle, hay and pumpkins. October Harvest Festival activities include a 3-acre corn maze, pig races, hay wagon rides, and a straw maze for kids. The ranch also hosts special events, weddings and other activities.

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Hotels, Motels, and Resorts

Hotels, Motels, and Resorts restaurants, catering, conference facilities, wedding facilities, gift shop, fitness center, five natural mineral hot springs, two pools, steam and dry saunas. Golf, dining, shopping and historic sightseeing are within a two-mile drive. ♦♦♦AAA Rating.

Genoa Country Inn 2292 Main Street Genoa NV 89411 775-782-4500 genoacountryinn@gmail.com genoacountryinn.com Located in historic Genoa, Nevada, the state’s first settlement. This is a great location to stay and enjoy the many pleasures Genoa has to offer. Whether you are off on a weekend getaway or enjoying the splendor and romance of your honeymoon, you’re sure to be comfortable at the Genoa Country Inn. The inn is owned and operated by two brothers, whom you are sure to find quite friendly.

Gardnerville Sierra Motel 1501 U.S. Hwy 395 Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-5145 sierramotel@yahoo.com sierramotel.net This 19-room, family-managed motel has been in business for over 40 years. It features clean, non-smoking rooms with coffeepots, microwaves, refrigerators, and free wireless Internet. Some kitchenette units and pet rooms are also available. The motel has convenient front door parking, famous local restaurants within walking distance, and a laundromat across the street. Weekly rates available.

Minden Carson Valley Inn Hotel • Casino 1627 U.S. Hwy 395 N Minden NV 89423 775-782-9711 info@carsonvalleyinn.com carsonvalleyinn.com Sierra Motel

Genoa 1862 David Walley’s Hot Springs Resort 2001 Foothill Road Genoa NV 89411 775-782-8155 davidwalleys-resort.com

Village Motel 1383 U.S. Hwy 395 N Gardnerville NV 89410 775-782-2624 Located in downtown Gardnerville, the Village Motel offers 13 one-bedroom motel rooms and is a one-story building with exterior corridors and on-site parking. Dogs are allowed in a limited number of units for an additional fee. Local telephone calls are free, plus restaurants and shopping are within walking distance.

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Village Motel

With a 360-degree view of the majestic mountain range, this year-round destination features an award-winning restaurant and spa. The resort offers studio, one- and two-bedroom luxury suites with fully appointed kitchens, private balconies, and fireplaces, indoor/outdoor corridors, and onsite parking. Amenities include two

Located in the heart of Minden: 149 rooms, four stories, interior corridors. All rooms remodeled in 2011 and 2012 and have either one king bed or two queen beds, free Wi-Fi, coffeemakers, and refrigerators. Free business center, heated indoor pool, two hot spas, and a fitness facility. Dining choices: Katie’s Country Kitchen (24 hours), CV Steak, and Job’s Perk. Free nightly entertainment, slots, blackjack, craps, 3-card poker, live poker room, race/sports book. Conference, banquet, and convention facilities. ♦♦♦AAA Rating.

Carson Valley Motor Lodge

Holiday Inn Express & Suites

1627 U.S. Hwy 395 Minden NV 89423 775-782-9711 info@carsonvalleyinn.com carsonvalleyinn.com

1659 State Route 88 Minden, NV 89423 775-782-7500 debral.hie@gmail.com hiexpress.com/minden-nv

A 74-room facility located on the grounds of the Carson Valley Inn Hotel/Casino. Exterior room entries, two stories, park-at-your-door convenience. Rooms have one king bed or two queen beds, coffeemakers, some with refrigerators, and free Wi-Fi. Adjacent to the Carson Valley Market convenience store. Short 100-yard walk to the Hotel/ Casino, with business center, indoor pool/ spa/fitness facility, casino, entertainment, meeting rooms and three dining choices: Katie’s Country Kitchen, CV Steak and Job’s Perk. ♦♦♦AAA Rating.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites has 81 nonsmoking guestrooms featuring LCD TV, HBO, wired and wireless HSIA, coffeemaker, microwave, and refrigerator. Complimentary hot buffet breakfast features over 26 items. Hot beverages served 24 hrs, fresh-baked cookies each evening. Enjoy our indoor pool, spa, fitness and business center. Pet friendly rooms available. Job’s Peak meeting room, accommodates 50, Great Room offers seating for 75. Join IHG Rewards Club to earn points for each stay. ♦♦♦ AAA Rating.

Holiday Lodge 1591 U.S. Hwy 395 Minden NV 89423 775-782-2288 The Holiday Lodge features 20 rooms, all with refrigerators, microwaves, and free Internet. The property is a one-story with exterior corridors, on-site parking, an outdoor pool, and there is a restaurant within walking distance. Some units are pet friendly with prior approval and an additional fee. Weekly rates are offered on limited rooms. Carson Valley Motor Lodge

Westerner Motel 1353 U.S. Hwy 395 Gardnerville NV 89410 775-782-3602 Located on Highway 395 at the south end of town, the Westerner Motel offers 25 onebedroom motel rooms and is a one-story building with exterior corridors, on-site parking, and an outdoor heated pool. Pets are allowed in some units with prior approval and an additional fee. Free local telephone calls; check-in at 1 p.m. and checkout at 11 a.m. ♦♦AAA Rating.

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Quality Inn & Suites Minden

Located in the Ironwood Shopping Center just north of the intersection of U.S. Highway 395 and Highway 88, the Quality Inn & Suites Minden features 83 onebedroom hotel rooms, two stories, exterior corridors, and on-site parking. Pets are allowed in some units with prior approval and an additional fee. Rooms feature microwaves, refrigerators, high-speed Internet access, irons, and outdoor pool. A fax service is also available. Free continental breakfast and free local telephone calls are offered. Restaurants and a movie theater are all within walking distance. ♦♦♦ AAA Rating.

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1979 U.S. Hwy 395 Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-266-3338 rick@topazlodge.com topazlodge.com

Carson Valley RV Resort 1627 U.S. Hwy 395 Minden NV 89423 775-782-9711 info@carsonvalleyinn.com carsonvalleyinn.com A 59-site Good Sam Park. Full hookups (electric, water, sewer, digital cable TV). Coin laundry, restroom/shower facilities, dump station, pet area, and free Wi-Fi. Free use of business center and indoor pool/spa/ fitness facility in the Carson Valley Inn, which also includes a hotel, motor lodge, casino, entertainment, meeting rooms and three dining choices: Katie’s Country Kitchen, CV Steak and Job’s Perk. Adjacent to the Carson Valley Market with gas, diesel, and grocery/convenience items.

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3410 Sandy Bowers Avenue Gardnerville NV 89410 775-266-4661 29081@hotel.bestwestern.com bestwestern.com/topazlakeinn Best Western Topaz Lake Inn is approximately 18 miles south of Gardnerville at Topaz Lake. It features 30 large rooms (405 sq. ft.). All of the rooms have views of Topaz Lake. Amenities include free high-speed Internet, outdoor spa/hot tub, fitness room, elevator, coin laundry and free continental breakfast. Recreational activities include fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, bird-watching, hunting, and stargazing. Lots of trail nearby to ride ATV’s and dirt bikes. ♦♦ AAA Rating.

1493 and 1499 Hwy 395 N. Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-6165 wrhammons@gmail.com Full hookups with Wi-Fi connections. Conveniently located in the middle of the Gardnerville business district, the park is just a 5-minute walk to Sharkey’s, JT Basque Bar and Dining Room, and Overland Restaurant & Pub. Features include 30/50 amp service, full hookup spaces, and some pull-through. Weekly and monthly rates available. Telephone & cable are available from local vendors. Other info: Laundry and restaurants within walking distance. Propane and gas available a block away. Casinos, supermarkets, Walmart and more restaurants are a short distance from the RV park.

1979 U.S. Hwy 395 Gardnerville NV 89410 775-266-3338 rick@topazlodge.com topazlodge.com Located on U.S. Highway 395 at Topaz Lake, approximately 18 miles south of Gardnerville, Topaz Lodge Super 8 and Casino features 95 hotel rooms, all with views of Topaz Lake and the surrounding Sweetwater Mountains. Rooms include free Internet access, in-room coffeemaker, and continental breakfast, and is pet friendly. Topaz Lodge offers a coffee shop, steak house and lounge, banquet and meeting facilities, along with a full-service casino that includes live table games and more than 200 of your favorite slot machines. Reservations are available for the Lodge (Super 8) or RV Resort by calling 800-962-0732. ♦♦ AAA Rating.

This is located on U.S. Highway 395 south at Topaz Lake, approximately 18 miles south of Gardnerville. Topaz Lodge has a year-round RV Resort that overlooks beautiful Topaz Lake. The RV Resort has 60 sites, both 30 and 50 amp service and pullthrough. Topaz Lodge also has a convenience store with gas, diesel and propane and a complete line of RV parts and supplies. Recreational activities include hiking, swimming, fishing, water skiing, boating, bird-watching and stargazing. The area has ample trails and paths for all your off-road activities and events. Reservations are available for the RV Resort by calling 1-800-962-0732.

3700 Topaz Park Road Gardnerville, NV 89410 775-782-9828

Carson Valley RV Resort

This Douglas County park occupies 90 acres on the shores of Topaz Lake, a reservoir on the Nevada-California border about 20 miles south of Gardnerville. The park attracts anglers, water sports enthusiasts, pleasure boaters and water skiers. Camping facilities include 15 campsites with water and electrical hookups, 45 developed non-hookup campsites and a spacious undeveloped camping area at the water’s edge. There are flush toilets, showers, a trailer dump station, a convenient fish cleaning station and an affordable for-rent secured storage area for RVs and boats.

Topaz Lake Park

Silver City RV Resort

Topaz Lodge Casino – Super 8

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Topaz Lodge RV Resort

Minden

1795 Ironwood Drive Minden NV 89423 775-782-7766 choicehotels.com

3165 U.S. Hwy 395 Minden, NV 89423 775-267-3359 manager@silvercityrvresort.com silvercityrvresort.com

Silver City RV Resort

Features include 202 full hookup spaces, 35-foot-wide pull-through spaces, 6 tent sites, telephone, cable television w/ HBO, 20MB wireless Internet access, and a covered swimming pool and spa. Also available are a great room, television, banquet room for special events, fishing pond, pitch ’n’ putt golf course, fitness center, clubhouse, slot machines, playground, laundry facilities, beauty/barber shop, general store with easy-access gas, diesel, and propane, and RV storage. There is a 10% discount for AARP, AAA, and Good Sam members. Camp Club USA members receive a 50% discount. Weekly/monthly rates available.

Bed-and-Breakfast Inn Genoa The White House Bed and Breakfast 195 Genoa Lane Genoa, NV 89411 775-783-7208 whitehousebandb.us Genoa’s White House Bed and Breakfast is a historic treasure. Thought to date from 1858, fewer than 10 years after the first settlers arrived, the house has been operated as a bed- and-breakfast since 2009. Situated on nearly an acre of manicured grounds with an orchard, the house has been renovated to modern standards. There are two guest bedrooms, one with a king-size bed, and the other with a queen. Both rooms are decorated with Victorian antiques and feature private baths, cable TV, air conditioning, and Internet access. Breakfast is served to order

each morning in the dining room, which seats six comfortably. The White House is the only bed-and-breakfast in the area that accepts pets.

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G E T T I N G raveling to Carson Valley is simple any time of year. At about 4,700 feet in elevation and sheltered by the Carson Range of the Sierra to the west and the Pine Nut Mountains to the east, the broad Carson Valley enjoys relatively mild winters among its four distinct seasons.

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