Ambrose Carson River Natural Area

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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.
A passive recreation area with gravel parking area, non-motorized single-track dirt trails, and access to the Carson River.  


1750 North Deer Run Road, approximately 1.5 miles south of U.S. Highway 50.  
HikingMountain BikeEquestrianNo CampingNo CampfireNo Firearms

Ø=not available


Ø Barbeque Ø Picnic Tables
Ø Baseball/Softball Fields Ø Playground Equipment
Ø Basketball Courts Ø Reservable Facility
Ø Boating Access Ø Restrooms
Δ Dogs Allowed Ø
Restrooms (Sani Huts - Seasonally)
Ø Equestrian Ø Roller Hockey Rink
Δ Equestrian Trails Ø Sand Volleyball Courts
Δ Fishing Access Ø Skateboard Park
Ø Football/Soccer Fields Ø Tennis Courts
Ø Horseshoe Courts Ø Trails (Paved)
Ø Open Grass Area Ø
Trails (Unpaved)
Ø Picnic Pavilion Ø WildLife Sanctuaries

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.   

  Ambrose Interpretive Trail