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Inyo National Forest Prepares For Winter But Still Remains Active Fall Recreation Area

Inyo NF Campground updates, Road updates and visitor center updates below for some of the regions favorite recreational visits. Sierra Rec Magazine, October 12, 2017 – As fall color explodes on the  Eastern Sierra Range. The team in Inyo National forest are busy preparing for a long fun winter. But the fall recreation season is full of opportunity so they are sending out updates to help you find available rec areas while you explore the Eastern Sierra this fall.  Campground updates, Road updates and visitor center updates below for some of the regions favorite recreational visits. The State of...

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Tahoe Community Leaders Join Forces To Improve Taylor Creek Experience

US Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Unit Celebrates the Completion Of New Observation Deck Made Possible in Partnership With Local Leadership Sierra Rec Magazine ~ South Lake Tahoe , October 6, 2016 – The USFS Lake Tahoe Basin Unit celebrated with community leaders from around Lake Tahoe the grand opening of the Taylor Creek observation deck Thursday with a ribbon cutting and community Q&A from the new redwood deck. A project funded by community support which raised 25,000 and was donated /presented by Amy Berry of Tahoe Fund, Matt Levitt of Tahoe Blue Vodka and several other key community...

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An Epic Adventure Awaits in The 20 Lakes Basin Of The Hoover Wilderness

Crystal Clear Waters Combined With High Alpine Peaks That Will Stop You In Your Tracks Sierra Rec Magazine Adventure Review – September 2017 –  Visiting and Exploring 20 Lakes Basin was so much more than I had expected. Have you ever heard a review of a location and it just didn’t do it for you, so you decide to skip, only later to find out that it as way better than initially thought?  Well, the 20 Lakes Basin off Tioga Pass in the Hoover Wilderness was just that to me and couple friends looking to explore the region for the first...

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September In The Carson Valley – Hiking, Biking, Candy Dance the Best Of The Eastern Sierra

A Legendary Weekend of Festival and Outdoor Activity Awaits You in The Carson Valley Sierra Rec Magazine, September 21, 2017 –  The Third Full weekend in September is always one of the region’s favorites in the Carson Valley. As we awoke this morning with snow covered peaks at Heavenly Mountain and the surrounding Sierra Range, the spirit of fall is alive on the eastern slopes of the Sierra. The Third weekend of September of course means is time for the annual Candy Dance Arts and Craft Faire in Genoa.  And with Fall weather racing in quickly the seasonal color changes are...

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Kirkwood Hosts 17th Annual Thin Air Chili Cook Off Saturday September 2nd

17th Annual Thin Air Chili Cook Off and Annual 5K/10K Run Set For Saturday in Kirkwood September 02, 2017 – September 02, 2017 Location: Kirkwood Time: 12 pm – 5 pm Kirkwood Resort – Alpine County HWy 88 – August 31, 2017 – The ‘Thin Air’ Chili Cook Off, an event sponsored by the Kirkwood Meadows Public Utility District, features the region’s top chili makers, beer and wine tasting, live music by Mo’z Motley Blues and activities for kids. Chili/beer/wine tasting kits include a commemorative glass and cost $30 for adults over 21 years of age.  Chili tasting kits without beer...

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Highway 395 & Hwy 208 Closed Due To Expanding Slinkard Fire in Topaz

Slinkard Fire Estimated over 5000 acres Burning Near Topaz Lake Sierra REc Magazine – Breaking New – August 31, 2017 Minden, Nevada – Nevada Highway Patrol and California Hwy Patrol are working traffic control for the Slinkard Fire in Topaz near the state line of Nevada and California. North of the fire, Hwy 395 is closed for both directions at Leviathan Mine Road, which is south of Gardnerville. South of the fire, Hwy 395 is closed both directions at Hwy 182 in Bridgeport, California. In Topaz Ranch Estates, Hwy 208 is closed at Granite Way. The Slinkard Fire is...

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Lucas Oil Off Road Racing Event Tackle Toughest Course on Circuit Aug 26-27 at Wild West MotorSports

MMA meets Motor Cross at one of the most challenging off road venues in the West August 26 and 27 @ Wild West Motorsports Complex Sparks Nv, August 22 2017 – Ready to say goodbye to summer with an adrenaline filled weekend in Reno Nevada? This is a can’t miss summer event in the Reno Tahoe region, come down from the lake for a day or drive into Reno and venture out East on Interstate 80 to Wild West Motorsports Complex.  Your adrenaline glands are going to go bonkers! Known as one of the most challenge off road courses...

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The Reds Meadow Road and Devils Postpile National Monument to Open Friday July 21

The Inyo National Forest and Devils Postpile National Monument announce that the Reds Meadow Valley Road will open on Friday, July 21 at 8:00 am. Sierra Rec Magazine – Sierra Access Updates- July 20, 2017 – The Road to Devils Postpile, Rainbow Falls and Reds Meadow will open Friday, July 21, at 8:am to the public. This road received storm damage after the substantial snowpack from this winter and the subsequent melt-off and flooding. The forest’s Engineering Crew rebuilt a segment of the road that was structurally compromised and unstable. They placed layers of compacted fill and concrete curbing on...

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