The Visitor Center is open. Winter Hours are Friday through Sunday 9am to 4pm.
Join us every Saturday for a guided hike from 10:00 am to noon.
March 28: 1:00 PM: Environmental Drama for Kids ages 5-10
March 28: 2:00 PM: Million Year Old Mummified Forests from the Arctic
March 31-April 4: Spring Break Camp
April 6-10: Spring Break Camp
April 11: 7:30 PM: Presentation and telescope viewing with Astronomical Society
April 18: 2:00 PM: Climate Change in Neveda
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The Galena Creek Visitor Center aims to increase public understanding, appreciation and wise enjoyment of the many natural, cultural, historical, and recreational resources of the Galena Canyon area and the Mount Rose Scenic Byway.
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The Power of a Partnership
The Galena Creek Visitor Center is a partnership between Washoe County, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Great Basin Institute. The goal of the Visitor Center is to encourage understanding, appreciation, and appropriate use of the natural, cultural, and historical resources of the Galena Canyon area and the Mount Rose Scenic Byway. Learn more about the partnering organizations here.
During the winter, the Galena Creek Visitor Center is open Friday through Sunday from 9am to 4pm. Galena Creek Recreation Area is open daily from 8am to 7pm.