With willows and cottonwoods scattered along 69 miles of shoreline, Lahontan State Recreation Area is one of most popular places in Nevada to boat, fish, water ski, horseback ride, camp and enjoy the outdoors. Wild horses, bobcat, fox and deer share the park with a variety of birds, including migratory waterfowl, pelicans, herons, egrets, hawks and bald eagles. Primitive boondocking on the beach is permitted, and we couldn't think of a more summer-like place to spend the Memorial Day holiday weekend as we explore some of the area's early pioneer history, do a little kayaking, and just soak up the sun on the beach.
Filmed: May 23-30, 2022
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- 0:00 Intro
- 1:08 Lahontan State Recreation Area
- 6:48 Better Business Bureau
- 8:14 Fort Churchill State Historic Park
- 11:29 Buckland Station
- 13:03 Kayaking Lahontan Reservoir
- 14:38 Wrap-up
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- Lahontan State Recreation Area http://parks.nv.gov/parks/lahontan
- Fort Churchill State Historic Park http://parks.nv.gov/parks/fort-churchill
- Buckland Station http://parks.nv.gov/parks/buckland-station
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