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Fort Churchill

A Nevada State Park

Fort Churchill State Historic Park - Fort Churchill State Historic Park - The famous Pony Express once passed through this area. This parks offers campgrounds, picnic areas, group use areas, trails and access to the Carson River. Great place for photography and historical information. You can also go canoeing. Located 8 miles south of Silver Springs on US Hwy 95. For more information contact: Fort Churchill State Historic Park, Silver Springs, NV, 89429, (775) 577-2345.

Photo Galleries of the Ft Churchill complex

Fort Churchill – fort ruins and scenery

Fort Churchill – Carson River Ranches

Fort Churchill – Buckland Station

Sierra Nevada Unit rally at Fort Churchill in 2002

Sierra Nevada Unit rally at Dayton in 2004 with day trip to Ft Churchill and the civil war encampment

Sierra Nevada Unit rally at Fort Churchill – Buckland Station in 2006

Camping trip to Carson River Ranches and Scout Camp in 2009

Sierra Nevada Unit rally at Scout Camp – Carson River Ranches 2011

Park information

Fees: Moderate

Weather: On the Carson River and rather warm. Good conditions for bugs!

Location: US 95 A south of Silver Springs on the Carson River

Sites big enough for most RV's. Campgrounds are fairly flat. Gravel roads. Dump station near campground entrance.

Unstructured camping in the Scout Camp area

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