The pyramid opposite Pelican Point in the early 80's As of 2007 this area has been closed off to the public
Pyramid Lake is on a Paiute Indian Reservation. The lake is the largest remnant of ancient Lake Lahontan that covered much of northwestern Nevada at the end of the last ice age. It is located Northeast of Reno about fifty miles on Hwy 445. From Reno/Sparks take the Pyramid Lake Highway route 445 North. From I80 east of Reno take route 447 towards Nixon and then route 446 to merge with route 445 going North. Pyramid Lake is home to white pelicans. Anaho Island is a traditional nesting spot and it is now a National Wildlife Refuge (you can see Anaho in the above picture just behind the pyramid). Pyramid Lake is also know as a great fishing and boating lake. The Pyramid Lake Fish hatchery is located near Sutcliffe.
Most of the camping is on the west side of the lake near Sutcliffe. It is all dispersed dry camping. There is also a full service RV park with a dump station and a marina just north of Sutcliffe. You can pay camping fees and get permits at the Indian store on 445 before entering the reservation or at the Sutcliff ranger office.
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