Description

Added by Patti Blackwell

Topaz Lake recreation area offers wonderful landscape, gorgeous vistas, and solitude in the Eastern Sierra.

Topaz Lake is a family-friendly Lake within a days drive from Reno/ Lake Tahoe area. As you descend Washoe Valley into the Minden area, wonderful open pastures lend itself to gorgeous vistas. The Topaz Lake Recreation Area near Gardnerville on the Nevada side of the lake offers camping and a day-use area. This is a great spot to stop and enjoy views of the lake. There are restrooms available in the parking area as well. 

Camping reservations for the recreation area can be made online at secure.rec1.com/NV or by calling 775-782-9835. 

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Features

Chillin
Fishing
Photography
Hiking
Bathrooms
Beach
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Lake
Picnic Area
Romantic
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife
Swimming Hole
ADA Accessible

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