Deadman’s Creek Trail guided hike planned Sunday in Washoe Valley |

Deadman’s Creek Trail guided hike planned Sunday in Washoe Valley

Nevada Appeal staff report
A hike at 1 p.m. Sunday on the Deadman’s Creek Trail will offer views of Washoe Valley and wildflowers in bloom.

Washoe Lake State Park is offering a one-mile round-trip hike to the overlook on the Deadman’s Creek Trail from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

The guided hike offers a short, steep climb to the overlook, at about 280 feet. Wildflowers are blooming along the trail, providing attendees the opportunity to take pictures and learn about new plants.

The event is open to the public and free of charge; however, there is an entrance fee into the park of $7 per vehicle. Nevada residents receive a $2 discount.

Program schedules are subject to change due to weather and staffing. Attendees are encouraged to bring plenty of water and wear appropriate footwear.

Washoe State Park is located at 4855 Eastlake Blvd. To get there, exit on Eastlake Boulevard, Exit 44, from I-580.

For more information, call Kim Zuch at 775-687-4319, or email

The Nevada State Parks Passport Booklet is available at any state park. Visitors who have their booklets stamped at 15 different parks earn a free annual pass to all Nevada State Parks. The booklet, which serves as a travel aid as well as travelogue for park visitors, includes photos, a description of each park, lists of amenities, travel journal pages and spaces for validation stamps which have been designed to reflect each unique state park.