The Nugget in Reno

Snow capped mountains on the drive to Topaz Lake

More views on the way to Topaz Lake

Firemen fighting a fire in Gardnerville, Nevada

Topaz Lake, Nevada

Topaz Lodge


Topaz Lake on the Nevada side

Back in sites along the lake

View from the sites

It's a cool camping area, we hope to go back later

Driving to the California side of Topaz Lake

California inspection

Coleville, California




Tiny Coleville Post Office

Last one...Topaz Lake - California side

We went exploring today and visited a ton of little towns and ended up at Topaz Lake in Nevada and California. Topaz Lake is a reservoir located on the California-Nevada border, about 75 miles south of Reno.

We were surprised when we crossed into the California side, they made us stop for an inspection. They asked a couple of questions and then moved us on. We had planned to stay a week or so at Topaz Lake, but they were totally booked for months.

It is a beautiful lake with great fishing. Jerry is planning to buy a Nevada fishing license and this lake allows fishing on both the Nevada and California side with one license. It is a beautiful area but our timing was not right for this trip, maybe later.

The tiny town of Coleville, California has a few stores and a very tiny post office. It was a fun and interesting trip. We were surprised to see some snow-capped mountains in the distance. I will let the photos tell the rest of the story. More later from Nevada.

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