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Oct 22, 2013 - Pony Express Stations

In 1860, the Pony Express trail was just a scratch on the surface of the Great Basin desert. Much of Nevada is still wild, untamed country. The Sand Springs Desert Study Area is a fenced 40 acre tract that preserves a remnant of the land the way it was during the days of the Pony Express. There is a one-half mile self-guiding interpretive loop trail that winds through the study area and past the Pony Express Station. Along this trail you will find more than a dozen signs which provide information on the wildlife, plants, history and...

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Oct 22, 2013 - Grimes Point (Petroglyph)

Grimes Point was first visited by Native Americans perhaps 8,000 years ago or more. You can view examples of petroglyphs (prehistoric rock art) along a short, self-guided interpretive trail. A Grimes Point Petroglyph Trail brochure is available to describe each station stop. It is located seven miles east of Fallon, Nevada, on the north side of US 50.

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