Fort Churchill State Historic Park

EASY 6 reviews

Fort Churchill State Historic Park is a 1.1 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Silver Springs, Nevada that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible year-round.

DISTANCE
1.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
39 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

hiking

walking

river

wild flowers

no shade

historic site

Trail features an old west Cemetery, historic ruins of the original Fort Churchill complex built in 1860 and a small museum. Other features include the near by Carson River.

walking
12 days ago

Enjoyable and Quiet

walking
19 days ago

3 months ago

hiking
4 months ago

Easy trail.

hiking
5 months ago

hiking
6 months ago

Very interesting site with an easy trail to explore the ruins. Plenty of Cottonwoods by the river to break up the desert mountains.