Spring Valley State Park


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Spring Valley State Park


Location:20 miles east of Pioche via NV 322.
Facilities:42 campsites, group use area, restrooms, showers, picnic areas, hiking trail, historic sites, fish cleaning station, boat ramp, dock with temporary slips.
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, winter sports, wildlife observation.
Special Features:Park features 65-acre Eagle Valley Reservoir, which attracts a variety of waterfowl and shore birds to the park including mallards, teals, herons, avocets, and an occasional trumpeter swan. Eagles, hawks, songbirds, ravens, and road runners inhabit the canyons and valleys. A number of ranch buildings from the late 19th century still exist in the park, one of which is used as park headquarters.
Address:HC 74, Box 201
Pioche, NV 89043

Phone:775-962-5102
Web: www.parks.nv.gov/sv.htm
Size: 1,563 acres.

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It occupies Spring Valley State Park with a variety of festivities: two solid nights of stargazing, astronomy lectures, a morning swap meet, astrophoto and telescope-judging contests, and, of course, showing off one's telescope to anybody who walks by.