Build and decorate your own birdhouse at Washoe Lake State Park on Saturday, August 17

WASHOE VALLEY, Nev. – Assemble and decorate a birdhouse from a kit provided by the park. Birdhouses are fun to build and are a great addition to any backyard or patio. The program is limited, so call to reserve a spot.

WHAT: Build and decorate your own birdhouse

WHEN: Saturday, August 17 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

WHERE: Participants will meet at the Washoe Lake State Park’s equestrian area pavilion.WashoeLakeState Park is 18 miles south ofReno and five miles north ofCarson City. Travel on U.S. 395, take the Eastlake Boulevard (Exit 44) and park entrance is on the left.

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 for further information.

MORE: This program is limited to 15 participants. Call 775-687-4319 to reserve your spot.

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 23 parks, historic sites and recreation areas in Nevada.