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Explore the land of everyday legends. Carson Valley is made up of Gardnerville, Genoa, Minden and Topaz Lake. Located 45 min. south of Reno and 12 mi. east of Lake Tahoe, it’s the perfect 'base camp'.

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Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00pm

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Visit our website or stop by our visitor's center. You'll find everything you need to make your Carson Valley vacation Legendary! From lodging to events to area attractions, and everything in between.

A Legendary Place
Your next journey is closer than you think. Just 45 minutes south of Reno and only 12 miles east of South Lake Tahoe, Carson Valley offers an abundance of authentic adventure. You’ll find us nestled near the eastern Sierra Nevada Mountains, in Douglas County, Nevada. Come to know that place where adventures appear fresh daily, where real characters introduce you to wild horses, trails, glider rides, and the perfect bar stool for recounting your legendary day. Easy to find and hard to forget!