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

Ongoing Trail Work Days

Where is the trail crew working? Click for details.


Clear Creek Trail Extension

Read more about the Clear Creek Trail extension project to complete the Clear Creek Trail to the Tahoe Rim Trail. Comments are welcomed and encouraged.

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

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August 21st, 11:02 am

Your help is needed! Quick poll: who reading this post has enjoyed the Clear Creek trail? How many people would like to see this trail extended to Spooner Summit? We have until August 30th to submit public comment to the USFS. Just a few words of support if you have enjoyed our local trails on public lands. Follow the directions below:

Written comments must be submitted to: Irene Davidson, District Ranger; 1536 South Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada, Clear Creek Extension Trail or to the facsimile number (775) 884-8199. The office hours for those submitting hand delivered comments are: 8:00-4:30 Monday-Friday, excluding holidays.

To provide electronic comments please email your comments to the project contact at danielmorris@fs.fed.us. Please use the term “Clear Creek Extension Trail Project” in the subject line of your email.
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July 28th, 1:40 pm

Very cool ride overview of the Clear Creek trail posted by Yaj Remsaw ... See MoreSee Less

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May 30th, 10:22 pm

It's back...the Genoa Peak Madathon! If you're out on the trails in the early morning on Saturday, June 10, be sure to make way for runners along the trails - and give them a high-five for their efforts! ... See MoreSee Less

The Genoa Peak Madathon is right around the corner! This year the 24.5 & 8 mile runs kick off the new Tahoe Dirt & Vert Trail Series. The 24.5 & 8 mile runs feature 6700' & 1800' of climbing with spe...

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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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Last Updated 17-Aug-2017
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