Sports & Recreation
Carson Valley is an outdoor adventurer’s playground, with activities all year-round. Fishing might be Northern Nevada's best-kept secret. Outdoorsmen come from all around the world to fish for the elusive cutthroat trout. Fishing for rainbow, German brown, or cutthroat trout is popular at Topaz Lake, the Carson River, and streams and ponds in the valley. The Carson Valley paired with the numerous rugged elevations of the nearby Sierra Nevada, provides hikers and bikers of all ability levels enough trails to explore for a lifetime. Hikers enjoy the amazing views, lush green trees, vibrant wildflowers, and abundant wildlife.
Nearby, Lake Tahoe is home to fabulous ski resorts, beautiful sandy beaches, and boasts some of the world’s best terrain for climbing, hiking, and biking. The Minden-Tahoe Airport, a general aviation facility, is known as the home base for one of the top three places in the world for soaring. Glider rides are available year-round. The Carson Valley and its communities offer a full range of outdoor activities. Any of our specialized outfitters can assist with the planning of all your adventures.