Welcome to the Carson Valley Trails Association Website

 

CVTA Vision: Communities connected to nature through a system of trails

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

 

Upcoming Events

CVTA Celebrates National Trails Day with 2 events on Saturday, June 3

Ongoing Trail Work Days

Where is the trail crew working? Click for details.

 

Spring / Summer 2017 Newsletter

Our Spring / Summer 2017 issue of the CVTA Trail Connections newsletter is now available!

Included in the Spring/Summer 2017 issue of CVTA Trail Connections –  “Carson Valley Wildflowers Sampler” created for CVTA by Jim Morefield

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 25th, 9:43 pm

Carson Valley Trails Association updated their cover photo. ... See MoreSee Less

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May 25th, 8:30 am

Come and celebrate National Trails Day with the Carson Valley Trails Association on Saturday, June 3! We're hosting events at 2 great trail locations - Fay-Luther Trail and Bently Heritage Trail. Both events are FREE! ... See MoreSee Less

Hit the trail on June 3 for American Hiking Society's National Trails Day®. You can find an event near you at nationaltrailsday.americanhiking.org Thank you to all of our National Trails Day® spons...

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May 24th, 5:20 pm

Carson Valley Trails Association shared Carson Valley Nevada's video. ... See MoreSee Less

Mark your calendars Carson Valley Trails Day is June 3rd. Head over to Carson Valley Trails Association, but don't wait to get out and enjoy our gorgeous trails! The wildflowers are blooming! 🌼🌻...

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May 24th, 1:23 pm

Post your trail flower photos - lots of activity on the trails already. This one on the Fay Luther. ... See MoreSee Less

Best guess from this amateur botanist is that this is a Low Phacelia. Found several of these on the lower part of the Fay-Luther trail system. After taking the photo I noticed the ant checking out the...

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May 19th, 10:42 pm

Carson Valley Trails Association shared Carson Valley Nevada's photo. ... See MoreSee Less

Spring has sprung! You're probably itching to hit the trails and see the beautiful wildflowers our valley has to offer! Carson Valley Trails Association put together a handy wildflower identificatio...

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May 11th, 1:55 pm

Join the Carson Valley Trails Association and The Nature Conservancy at the Bently Heritage Trail (formerly the Bently-Kirman Tract Trail). Start the morning at 7:30 a.m. with a 3, 5 or 6 mile trail run with CVTA President-Elect, Norah Gastelum. At 9 a.m., celebrate the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the rededication/renaming of the trail with Duane Petite (TNC Carson River Project Director) and Jeremy Vlcan (CVTA Trail Operations VP). After the ribbon-cutting ceremony, go on a guided hike with Pam Petite.

This is a free event - no advance registration needed. Participants must register onsite and sign waiver of liability. Age 17 and under must be accompanied by parent/guardian. Snacks/water, CVTA merchandise and membership information will be available.
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Carson Valley Trails Day

June 3, 2017, 7:30am - June 3, 2017, 11:00am

Join the Carson Valley Trails Association and The Nature Conservancy at the Bently Heritage Trail (formerly the Bently-Kirman Tract Trail). Start the morning at 7:30 a.m. with a 3, 5 or 6 mile trail r...

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May 10th, 8:32 am

Join us for an enjoyable, educational morning of hiking on the beautiful Fay-Luther Trail! Begin your self-guided hike anytime during the event. Meet experts along the trail who will talk about topics with connections to Fay-Luther and the Carson Valley including: the Washoe Tribe of NV & CA; Fay-Luther Canyon History, Geology of the Carson Valley; Wildlife of the Carson Valley: Plant life of the Carson Valley.

This is a free event. No reservations are needed. Participants must register onsite and sign waiver of liability. Age 17 and under must be accompanied by parent/guardian. Snacks and water will be provided. CVTA merchandise and membership information will be available.
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Carson Valley Trails Day

June 3, 2017, 8:00am - June 3, 2017, 12:00pm

Join us for an enjoyable, educational morning of hiking on the beautiful Fay-Luther Trail! Begin your self-guided hike anytime during the event. Meet experts along the trail who will talk about topics...

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Last Updated 9-May-2017
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