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September Events at Washoe Lake

Washoe Lake State Park

Sunset Hike. Meet at the Equestrian Area Parking Lot for this three mile, round-trip hike along the South Loop Equestrian Trail. Reservations are required and limited to 30 participants.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 6, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
WHERE: The Equestrian Area is in the Main (south) part of Washoe Lake State Park. Take Exit #44 from I-580 and drive north on Eastlake Blvd. for approximately four miles. The park entrance will be on your left. Enter the park, turn right, pass the campground, and follow a short gravel road to the Equestrian Pavilion.
COST: $7 per vehicle; there is a $2 discount for Nevada residents. Cash or check only.
CONTACT: Kim Zuch, 775-687-4319, washoelake@hdiss.net.

 

Introduction to Washoe Lake State Park Slide Presentation. Learn what makes Washoe Lake State Park such a unique place to visit. This 30-minute slide presentation is about Washoe Lake State Park and the surrounding area.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 13, 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Equestrian Area is in the Main (south) part of Washoe Lake State Park. Take Exit #44 from I-580 and drive north on Eastlake Blvd. for approximately four miles. The park entrance will be on your left. Enter the park, turn right, pass the campground, and follow a short gravel road to the Equestrian Pavilion.
COST: $7 per vehicle; there is a $2 discount for Nevada residents. Cash or check only.
CONTACT: Kim Zuch, 775-687-4319, washoelake@hdiss.net.

 

Star Party with Telescopes. The Northern Nevada Astronomy Group will have various sizes of telescopes set up for viewing stars, planets, and other wonders of the night sky.

WHEN: Saturday, September 23, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
WHERE: The Maze Parking Lot is located in the Main (south) part of Washoe Lake State Park. Take Exit #44 from I-580 and drive north on Eastlake Blvd. approximately four miles. The park entrance is on your left. Turn left past the fee booth to the first parking lot on the right.
COST: $7 per car; there is a $2 discount for Nevada residents. Cash or check only.
CONTACT: Kim Zuch, 775-687-4319, washoelake@hdiss.net.

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