Easter Egg Hunt at Lahontan State Recreation Area on Saturday, March 30

DSCN13251 150x150 Easter Egg Hunt at Lahontan State Recreation Area on Saturday, March 30Silver Springs, Nev. –Lahontan State Recreation Area will be hosting our 18th Annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Silver Springs day use area on Saturday, March 30. Over 200 local children ages 12 and under participate each year in this event. The event consists of a hunt for plastic Easter eggs filled with candy with a raffle afterwards.  2012 was one of our most successful years with raffle prizes consisting of gift certificates, food vouchers (free tacos) and even toys.

WHAT: 18th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

WHEN: Saturday, March 30, starts at 10 a.m.

WHERE:  Silver Springs day use area. Lahontan is located 18 miles west of Fallon and 45 miles east of Carson City. For the event, enter the park from U.S. 50 turning onto U.S. 95A, exiting on Fir Avenue.

WHO: The event is open to the public.  Easter egg hunting age groups are: 0-5, 6-9 and 10-12.

COST:  The event is free and there will be no entry fee for participants.

CONTACT: Lahontan State Recreation Area at 775-577-2226.

MORE: For anyone who would like to volunteer or donate prizes toward the event, please contact the park at 775-577-2226.

The Nevada Division of State Parks plans, develops and maintains a system of parks and recreation areas for the use and enjoyment of more than 3.3 million visitors a year. The division was established in 1963 by the Nevada Legislature to form a new state park agency within the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. The division manages and maintains 24 parks, historic sites and recreation areas in Nevada.