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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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Davis Creek Regional Park

Davis Creek Regional Park

2.67km from Bowers Mansion

Davis Creek Regional Park is a scenic public park located in Washoe County, Nevada. The park covers an area of approximately 163 acres and is situated at an elevation of 5,600 feet in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.The park offers a variety of outdoor recreational activities for visitors, including hiking, mountain biking, picnicking, and fishing. Its extensive trail network spans over 10 miles and provides stunning views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

Ophir Creek

Ophir Creek

2.92km from Bowers Mansion

Ophir Creek is a picturesque creek located in Washoe County, Nevada. It is a popular spot for fishing, hiking, and picnicking, offering visitors a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of city life. The creek runs through the Ophir Creek Trail, which is a 3.2-mile hike that winds through a beautiful canyon and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains.

Winters Creek Lodge

Winters Creek Lodge

4.49km from Bowers Mansion

Winters Creek Lodge is a charming alpine lodge located in Washoe County, Nevada. It is situated at an elevation of 8,500 feet on the slopes of Mount Rose, offering visitors stunning views of the surrounding mountains valleys. The lodge is a popular destination for skiers and snowboarders, with easy access to the Mount Rose Ski Tahoe resort, which boasts over 1,200 acres of skiable terrain.

Washoe Lake

Washoe Lake

4.72km from Bowers Mansion

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.

Slide Mountain

Slide Mountain

4.82km from Bowers Mansion

Slide Mountain is a prominent peak, part of the Carson Range of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The mountain stands at an elevation of 9,702 feet and is the highest peak in the Carson Range south of Mount Rose.Slide Mountain is a popular destination for hikers and skiers due to its challenging terrain and stunning panoramic views. The Tahoe Rim Trail, a 165-mile trail that circumnavigates Lake Tahoe, passes near the summit of Slide Mountain.

Mount Rose Summit

Mount Rose Summit

5.74km from Bowers Mansion

Mount Rose Summit is a prominent mountain, which is part of the Carson Range of the Sierra Nevada mountain range and stands at an impressive height of 10,776 feet, making it the highest peak in the range.The summit offers breathtaking 360-degree panoramic views of the surrounding area, including Lake Tahoe, the surrounding valleys, and the distant mountains. It is a popular destination for hikers, backpackers, and climbers due to its challenging and rewarding nature.

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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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