Time: 10:00 am
Place: Silver Saddle Ranch
I may not be able to attend, but I think the cattle might be there....
Parking: Parking area .6 miles down their gravel ranch road see above
Amenities: bathroom, hiking trails, bird watching, picnic area, working cattle ranch, barns and caretaker house, hiking and horseriding trails
Meeting Place: the parking area. Painting areas in walking distance.
Place to eat lunch in the shade of the backyard of one of the ranch houses - picnic tables for the public
From Reno, take 580 south
Take exit 38 for Fairview Drive, keep in left lane
Turn Left at the light onto Fairview Drive
At the round-about, take 1st exit onto East 5th Street
Turn Right on Carson River Road
Follow Carson River Road for 1.4 miles to the entrance at a bend in the road.
Follow their gravel ranch road .6 miles to the parking area near the hay barn and ranch buildings.
Links, pictures and trail maps:
Friends of Silver Saddle Ranch http://fossr.org/
Silver Saddle Ranch http://www.silversaddleranch.info/ssr-carson-about.htm