Description: 264-acre natural area along the Carson River. This passive recreation area offers dirt paths and access to the Carson River. With a large cottonwood gallery, it makes a nice area for solitude – whether hiking, fishing, or bird watching.
Location: 1750 North Deer Run Road, approximately 1.5 miles south of U.S. Highway 50.
- Off-street parking area
- Single-track dirt surface hiking trails, including an interpretive trail
- Seasonal portable toilet
Dogs are allowed off leash.
Fishing Alert: Due to its location in the Carson River Mercury Superfund Site, it is highly recommended that fishing activities are limited to catch-and-release only.