Carson Valley Historic Walking/Driving Tour Map

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Motorcycle on Highway 206
Carson Valley, Nevada

Stop by the Carson Valley Visitors Center and pick up the Walking/Driving Tour Map, or click the link below, for a self-guided tour of historic and recreational points of interest in Gardnerville, Genoa, Minden, and the rest of Carson Valley. Through this journey you will learn about 'Lucky Bill' Thorington and why he was the first man to be hanged in Nevada; the Oldest Bar in Nevada (Genoa Bar & Saloon); the historic Genoa Cemetery, where many early pioneers (including Snowshoe Thompson) are buried; and Cradlebaugh Bridge, where a waterwheel was the inspiration for the Ferris wheel's invention by George Washington Ferris.