Welcome to the Carson Valley Trails Association Website

CVTA Vision: Connecting people to the outdoors through a system of trails.

CVTA Mission: The Carson Valley Trails Association is a nonprofit, volunteer based organization working with partners to provide public access through a recreational trail system for present and future generations to enjoy.


Review Our Updated 2019-2023 Strategic Plan


2019 Annual Meeting — April 2, 5:30pm

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Clear Creek Trail To Spooner Summit Trailhead NOW OPEN

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Fall / Winter 2018 Newsletter

Our Fall / Winter 2018 issue of the CVTA Trail Connections newsletter is now available!


We are interested in your feedback on the Carson Valley Trails.
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Upcoming Events

Ongoing Trail Work Days

Where is the trail crew working? Click for details.


CVTA is on Facebook

Find us on Facebook! CVTA has a Facebook page! Be sure to click “like” if you want to stay up-to-date on project developments, trail building opportunities, hiking events, and many other exciting happenings with the CVTA!

May 13th, 10:00 am

As always, interesting and relevant topics from our friends at Sierra Nevada Forums. Come learn all about local reptiles from the Nevada Department of Wildlife.Please join us to learn ALL about western NV reptiles! May 14th doors open at 5:30 pm at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall in Carson City. You won't want to miss this ssssensssational event! Presented by Jessica Heitt, Wildlife Educator, NV Dept. of Wildlife. ... See MoreSee Less

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May 12th, 11:43 pm

Seems like every year we post a reminder to be careful of snakes on the trails. Please be aware of your surroundings especially in the morning and early evening when snakes will be out in the open trying to warm up. Also, a good reason to keep your dog leashed as they are much more likely to get bit then you.

Here are some handy tips from The Outbound Collective

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May 10th, 12:56 pm

Great images of our humble trails by world renown National Geographic photographer Corey Rich.Most people know Carson Valley is a photographer’s paradise.
Read about Adventure Photographer Corey Rich's Carson Valley experience here. visitcarsonvalley.org/photographer-corey-rich-experiences-carson-valley/

📸: Corey Rich
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April 26th, 1:07 pm

The Douglas County Public Library is hosting a Local Author Gathering at the Minden Library on Tuesday, May 14 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Meet and chat with local authors as they sell and sign their books.

Mike White will be featured alongside authors David and Gayle Woodruff; Lin Wilder; M.C. Behm; Ron Walker; Jay Crowley; Sandie La Nae; Karen Dustman; and Amanda Dykes.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Douglas County Public Library.
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April 10th, 10:27 am

For all you slackers who have not yet trained your dogs to pick up their own poop, PLEASE clean up after your pooch. Leaving poop on the trail is disrespectful to other trail users and also a public health hazard. This is a big problem at Fay Luther which is especially popular with dog walkers.

Thank you Terry Cuyler for this educational video.
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Last Updated 20-Mar-2019
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