Field Trips and Events

Star Parties on the Carson River

January 22, 2016 - December 23, 2016
4th Friday of every month
Starting one hour after sunset

The Nature Conservancy's River Fork Ranch
381 Genoa Lane
Minden, NV 89423


On the 4th Friday of every month, expert volunteers from the Douglas County Branch of The Astronomical Society of Nevada turn their telescopes to the night sky over River Fork Ranch bringing the wonders of the universe to the Carson Valley. The free event is open to the public and suitable for all ages. For more information, contact ASN astronomer Chris Johnson at 775-461-6135 or or visit NASA’s Night Sky Network.



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