INYO NATIONAL FOREST
While most of this enormous (1,798, 638-acre) National Forestis in California, some 61, 000 acres of the forest are located in Nevada. Included here are the White and Excelsior Mountains, with 13, 140-foot Boundary Peak the highest point, along with some canyons. Camping ^s permitted. See the Inyo National Forest listing in the California chapter for more information.
LAKE TAHOE NEVADA STATE PARK
13, 000 acres, located along the northeast shore of large and sce-iic Lake Tahoe, which is on the California border, tpis state park has some small mountains, inland lakes, and conifer forests.
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Wildlife includes mule deer, black bear, and mountain lion.
Activities: Hiking, backpacking, and horseback riding are available on a small trail network, consisting largely of old roads. A section of the new Tahoe Rim Trail also passes through the park. Mountain biking is permitted on some trails. Cross-country skiing is a winter trail option.
Camping Regulations: Camping is restricted to two backcountry camping areas in the park.
Campfires are generally allowed, but are subject to being banned during summer months.
For Further Information: Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, 2005 Highway 28, P.O. Box 3283, Incline Village, NV 89450; (702)831-0494.