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Near Sheridan in Douglas County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Carson Trail - Upland Travel

 
 
Carson Trail - Upland Travel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, October 21, 2016
1. Carson Trail - Upland Travel Marker
Inscription. "The trail, on leaving camp, entered a strip of upland, covered with wild sage and brush and through which run several mountain streams of much beauty." - Silas Newcomb, Aug 28, 1850
 
Erected 2003 by Trails West Inc. (Marker Number CR-35.)
 
Location. 38° 52.212′ N, 119° 48.638′ W. Marker is near Sheridan, Nevada, in Douglas County. Marker can be reached from Foothill Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at the rear of the Fay-Luther Trail parking lot. The parking lot is on Foothill Road (State Route 206) about 500 feet south of Horsethief Circle. Marker is in this post office area: Gardnerville NV 89410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Luther Canyon (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sheridan (approx. 2.3 miles away); Brockliss Road (approx. 3.2 miles away); Mottsville (approx. 4˝ miles away); Hiram Mott (approx. 4˝ miles away); Farmer’s Telephone Company (approx. 5.9 miles away); Record Courier Building (approx. 5.9 miles away); Ritchford Hotel (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
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Carson Trail - Upland Travel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, October 21, 2016
2. Carson Trail - Upland Travel Marker
The marker is located at the trailhead of the Fay-Luther Trail System
Fay-Luther Trailhead image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, October 21, 2016
3. Fay-Luther Trailhead
The Fay-Luther trailhead is in horse country
Fay-Luther Trail System image. Click for full size.
By Alvis Hendley, October 21, 2016
4. Fay-Luther Trail System
The trail passes through bear and cougar country
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 20, 2016, by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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