Our sincere thanks go out to the first responders diligently working to protect communities and suppress the wildfires in the area. Our thoughts are with those affected by the Caldor Fire in our neighboring region of Lake Tahoe. For information on South Lake Tahoe, visit tahoesouth.com.
Continued wildfire activity across the west can impact travel; either by area/road closures or poor air quality resulting from smoke. The situation changes daily, so be sure to use these resources to stay updated when planning your trip.
Smoke and Air Quality
Use the Air Quality Index here to see whether or not the air is at a healthy level in the area you plan to visit. Air quality is particularly important for sensitive health groups. Click here to learn more about the Air Quality Index.
For more detailed information on the most significant fires impacting this region:
- Go here for information on the Caldor Fire, or call 530-303-2455.
- Go here for information on the Dixie Fire, or call 530-255-4023.
- California portions of the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest near the Carson Valley have been closed due to extreme fire danger. Click here for more information, or call the Carson Ranger District office at 775-882-2766.
Nevada experiences all four seasons, sometimes in the same day! Check here for the local weather forecasts.
For state and local resources, use the following resources:
We’re ready to welcome you back to Carson Valley—back to adventure, connection, celebration and relaxation. When you return, please adhere to these guidelines for safe travel.
When planning a trip to Nevada, please follow the official guideline for your state and be aware of the travel guidelines for the state of Nevada.
Carson Valley is located in Douglas County, Nevada. Douglas County contracts with Carson City Health and Human Services, as do two other counties, and make up the Quad-County Region. Get up-to-date information about COVID-19 cases in the Quad-County region.
Please contact us with any questions regarding your trip to beautiful Carson Valley. We are here to help you in any way! Email [email protected], or call 775-782-8145.
Yes! We are a premiere destination and will always be a warm and welcoming spot for visitors! We look forward to welcoming tourists who love Nevada as much as we do in the safest and most responsible way. Hotels, restaurants and a variety of special tourism services are all open and look forward to seeing you!
In extreme conditions or circumstances, such as wildfire season, please be sure and check the roads, air quality and weather conditions before traveling.
Yes! Here are just a few ideas
- Carson Valley Museum and Cultural Center, and Genoa Courthouse Museum
- Dangberg Home Ranch Historic Park
- Carson Valley Swim Center
- Hiking, biking and trails
- JT Wild Horse Tours and Country Excursions
- All four Carson Valley golf courses
- Soaring NV, Balloon Nevada, Skydive Lake Tahoe
- Shop local
- Parks and day-use facilities
- Wink’s Silver Strike Bowling Lanes
- Disc golf
- Did we already say eat? There’s no limit to the options and diversity!
The Visitors Office and Chamber are located inside the Museum and Cultural Center at 1479 US-395, Gardnerville, NV. Print material and concierge style travel assistance is available at these locations. Please feel free to contact our office Monday – Friday 9am-5pm at 775-782-8145.
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