Washoe Lake State Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

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About Washoe Lake State Park

Washoe Lake State Park is a year-round public recreation area occupying 3,775 acres . It lies to the east of lake Tahoe. The area around the park is known for its high winds making Washoe Lake a popular destination for windsurfers.

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Washoe Lake

Washoe Lake

3.46km from Washoe Lake State Park

Washoe Lake State Park is a stunning natural area located in Carson City, Nevada. The park spans over 8,000 acres, providing visitors with a wide range of outdoor recreation opportunities. The park's centerpiece is the serene Washoe Lake, which offers exceptional opportunities for fishing, boating, and swimming.

Bowers Mansion

Bowers Mansion

4.44km from Washoe Lake State Park

The Bowers Mansion is a magnificent historical landmark located in the beautiful town of Carson City, Nevada. Built in 1864 by entrepreneur and silver baron, Lemuel "Sandy" Bowers and his wife, Eilley Orrum Bowers, the mansion reflects the grandeur of the era and the wealth that came from the Comstock Silver Lode.The Bowers Mansion boasts a stunning exterior design that blends both Italianate and Gothic styles.

Slot World Casino

Slot World Casino

7.73km from Washoe Lake State Park

Slot World Casino is a popular casino located in the heart of Carson City, Nevada. This premier gaming establishment boasts a sprawling casino floor with over 350 slot machines, video poker machines, and table games, ensuring visitors will enjoy hours of non-stop gaming action. Slot World Casino’s selection of games caters to a variety of gaming preferences, from classic slots to the latest state-of-the-art machines.

Foreman-Roberts House Museum

Foreman-Roberts House Museum

7.81km from Washoe Lake State Park

The Foreman-Roberts House Museum is an iconic historic landmark in Carson City, Nevada, and is widely recognized as a true gem of the city's rich cultural heritage. The museum is housed in a beautifully restored Victorian-era home that was originally built in 1874. The home was owned by several prominent local families throughout its history and has since been meticulously preserved to showcase its original grandeur.

Mills Park

Mills Park

8.11km from Washoe Lake State Park

Mills Park has a rich history, dating back to the 19th century when it was a popular destination for local miners and their families. The park was officially established as a public park in 1915 and has since undergone several renovations and improvements to incorporate modern amenities while maintaining its historic charm.One of the unique features of Mills Park is the presence of the Carson City Railroad Association, which runs a miniature steam train that takes visitors on a scenic tour.

Bowers Mansion

Bowers Mansion

8.16km from Washoe Lake State Park

The Bowers Mansion was built in 1863 by Lemuel "Sandy" Bowers and his wife, Eilley Orrum Bowers, and is a prime example of the homes built in Nevada by the new millionaires of the Comstock Lode mining boom.

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Washoe County

Washoe County

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Washoe County is a county in the U.S. state of Nevada. As of the 2010 census, the population was 421,407, making it Nevada's second-most populous county.

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