Spring Wildflower Walk at Washoe Lake State Park on Saturday, May 4

Wildflowers1 300x225 Spring Wildflower Walk at Washoe Lake State Park on Saturday, May 4WASHOE VALLEY, Nev. – Join park rangers at Washoe Lake State Park for a leisurely, spring wildflower walk. Discover some of the many beautiful wildflowers in bloom on this two mile, moderate walk starting at the main boat ramp. Phlox, Daisies, Butterweed, Lupine, Larkspur, Paintbrush and many more wildflowers will be highlighted on this walk.

WHAT: Spring Wildflower Walk
WHEN: Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
WHERE: Participants will meet at the main boat ramp. Washoe Lake State Park is 18 miles south of Reno and 5 miles north of Carson City. Travel on U.S. 395, take the East Lake Boulevard exit 44 and travel approximately 3 ½ miles to the park’s entrance.
WHO: The event is open to the public.
COST: There is no charge for the program, but there is a $7.00 per vehicle entry fee. Nevada residents receive a $2.00 discount.
CONTACT: Contact park staff at 775-687-4319 or at washoelake@hdiss.net for further information.
MORE: Sturdy shoes are recommended. We also recommend participants bring a bottle of water.

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.