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Jun 27, 2014 - RPI Walker River Resort, Smith, Nevada

Just a note: This is our 331st stop in more than 7 1/2 years, we have logged more than 63,000 miles on the 5'er and provided almost 8300 photo's for your reading and viewing pleasure. Thanks so much for sticking with us as we travel... Tell your friends about our travel journal, we hope we are filling a need for those who can't travel. From Reno, the little town of Smith is due south by about 110 miles down highway 395 near the California border. This Walker River Resort is a private resort and as the name implies is on the famous trout...

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Oct 4, 2012 - Smith Valley, Nevada

Our last stop before beginning our three months of work for Amazon.com helping to bring good things for your friends and family for Christmas. Our campground, the Walker River Resort, is on the West Walker River in the Smith Valley, south of the Reno/Sparks metropolitan area. It is a former ranch with a number of attractions and activities available on the property. The actual campground is on a bluff overlooking the river. On a prominence below is a bronze statue of two Great Blue Herons titled River Walkers created by Shelley Curtis in...

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Jul 24, 2008 - Smith Valley

July 24...Walker River Ranch Resort---Smith, NV We left Wells, NV early this morning and we are going to Smith, NV. We have a long drive today. It is going to be another hot one, it was hot at 8:15 AM when we left. It is very hazy because of the fires in California. A lot of the bigger ones are out but they have a number of smaller fires still burning.It made it hard to see a lot of the scenery today. The color of most of the mountains made me feel like we were in the Blue Ridge Mountains, not in Nevada. Well, kind-of.....there are very few...

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Jun 13, 2007 - Beginning a Nevada Adventure

Coming into Nevada from California along US 395, the first thing a traveler sees is a casino, Bordertown Casino and RV Park. To be fair, travelers along I-80 will see a continuation of trees, a river, and the concrete of I-80; coming in from CA 88, you'll pass mountain lakes, conifers, summer homes, and beautiful farmland. Of course, if you enter Nevada either direction around Lake Tahoe, you'll pass casinos and have to dodge "Q-Tips" with paper cups of quarters. If you aren't familiar with "Q-Tips," that's a derogatory term for retirees...

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