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“Super” full moon hike at Washoe Lake State Park Sept. 8, 2014

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Full Moon in Reno. Photo: Bob Conrad. WASHOE VALLEY — Take a moonlit walk and learn about the history of the Washoe Valley. This is an easy one mile round-trip hike to the gazebo on the Deadman’s Creek trail. The moon will be at its “lunar perigee,” meaning it is at its closest point to the earth, also known as a “super full moon.” Reservations are required and are limited to 30 participants. Call 775-687-4319 or e-mail [email protected] to attend. Provide your name, phone number, and the number of people in your party. Staff will call back to confirm your reservation. Recommend sturdy hiking boot (no flip-flops)  and bring water and a flashlight. WHAT: Super Full Moon Hike WHEN: Monday, September 8 at 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. WHERE: Meet at the overflow parking area. The park is located 18 miles south of Reno and five miles north of Carson City. Travel on U.S. 395, take the Eastlake Boulevard Exit and park entrances are on the west side of Eastlake Boulevard. WHO: This event is open to the public and is sponsored by Nevada State Parks. COST: There is no charge for the program, but there is a $7/vehicle entrance fee. Nevada residents receive a $2 discount. CONTACT: Call 775-687-4319 or e-mail at [email protected] for more information. MORE: Dogs are not allowed on this hike.

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