JT Basque Bar & Dining Room in downtown Gardnerville is a Carson Valley icon serving traditional Basque family style meals.
Type: Whitewater Rafting & Kayaking Gentle rapids, dramatic rock formations and irresistible hot springs in the Class II section make the 20-mile east fork of the Carson River a high-desert trip suitable for the whole family. Be sure to check water flows with the U.S. Forest Service before attempting on your own. Other areas of the Carson River near Carson City, Dayton and Fort Churchill offer kayaking and rafting, but again, be sure to scout a route, check with local officials and exercise caution.
With an unmatched interest in uncovering the magic in unique pieces and reworking them into a distinctive treasures, Eddy Street Vintage Market incorporates timeworn furnishings that exude an authentic antique feel.
Topaz Lake Park, located right on beautiful Topaz Lake has 15 hookup sites with electric, water and dump station, and 40 developed dry camps along with many undeveloped camp sites. Topaz Lake produces many trophy rainbows in the 4 - to 8 pound range (and bigger) throughout the season. California or Nevada licenses are valid anywhere on the lake.
Topaz Lake is prized among fishermen for its trophy rainbow and brown trout, but it’s equally popular with campers and boaters looking for the perfect shoreside getaway.