New Hours for Buckland Station

Buckland 150x150 New Hours for Buckland StationSilver Springs, Nev.— Fort Churchill State Historic Park announces new hours for Buckland Station starting on August 27. Buckland Station will be open for tours Friday through Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. until October 20. Starting October 27, it will only be open on weekends until March 30, 2014.

Buckland Station was acquired by Nevada State Parks and added to Fort Churchill State Historic Park in 1995. It was built in 1870 by Samuel Buckland, who settled the area in 1859. The station was used as a boarding house and a home for the Buckland family. The first floor has been renovated and has been open to the public since 2008.

Entry to Buckland Station is $1 per person. Children 12 and under are free.

Contact the park by calling 775-577-4880 or via emailing at bucklandstation@hotmail.com. “Like” us on Facebook for more information about upcoming events and programs.

 

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.