Fort Churchill State Historic Park

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Fort Churchill State Historic Park

Location:8 miles south of Silver Springs on US 95A.
Facilities:20 campsites (no hookups), group area (camping or picnicking), picnic areas, trails, historic sites, visitor center, restrooms.
Activities:Camping, fishing, swimming, hiking, canoeing, birdwatching, interpretive programs.
Special Features:The US Army's Fort Churchill was built in 1860 to provide protection for early settlers but was abandoned nine years later. The ruins of the fort are preserved in a state of "arrested decay." Nearby is Buckland Station, which was a Pony Express stop. The Overland Telegraph also passed through this area at one time.
Address:1000 Hwy 95A
Silver Springs, NV 89429

Size: 4,461 acres.

See other parks in Nevada.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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Fort Churchill State Historic Park, Silver Springs, (775) 577-2345.

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