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Plan Your Carson Valley Trip!

Gardnerville * Genoa * Minden * Topaz Lake

Welcome to Carson Valley! Here you’ll find everything the area has to offer, including event information, trip-planning tools, special offers and links to dozens of attractions and businesses throughout the valley. From bird watching, cycling, fishing, golfing, hiking, soaring and numerous other outdoor recreational activities you’d expect to find within the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Lake Tahoe and the Carson River, to information on the areas authentic dining, gaming and lodging options and rich artistic, cultural and historical scenes. Explore our site then come visit the Rugged ∙ Relaxed ∙ Reachable, Carson Valley!




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Minden-Tahoe Airport Pumpkin Drop
October 11th

On October 11th, the Aviation Roundup will host the first Minden-Tahoe Airport Pumpkin Drop! Pumpkins will be provided by the airport. An outhouse will be the target. Do you have what it takes to bomb an outhouse with a pumpkin? Contact the airport administration office for details and a sign-up form. Registration and the pumpkin drop are free. You can contact the office at (775) 782-9871, or stop by.

Gates open at 10:00 am. Admission is $10 per carload...put the family in a car and bring them out for just $10 for the entire family!



Outdoor Recreation Abounds

Get ready for hiking, fishing, road cycling and mountain biking, golf courses (we have GREAT golfing), OHV and motorcycle areas, wildlife viewing and horseback riding. Learn more »


Carson Valley Rider takes to the skies with Soaring Nevada


Take a break. Kick back and get a bird's eye view of the Soaring Capital of the World with the Carson Valley Rider.
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The Corley Ranch Harvest Festival
pig races

September 27 - October 26

Come out and enjoy this family friendly event, The Harvest Festival Extraordinary! There will be live entertainment, vendors, crafters, food and drink, petting zoo, Kiddie Land and a bouncy house for kids 5 and under, giant sling shot, hay rides, miniature horse rides, miniature golf, pig races and much more. The pumpkin patch is open in October with over 30,000 pumpkins that you pick or you can purchase your fall decor in the Country Store.


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