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Top Choice Cultural in Pyramid Lake

Burning Man

For a week in August, 'Burners' from around the world descend on the Black Rock Desert to build the temporary Black Rock City, only to tear it all down again and set fire to an effigy of man. In between, there's pea…
Top Choice Lake in Pyramid Lake

Pyramid Lake

Pyramid Lake is a stunning standalone sight, with shores lined with beaches and eye-catching tufa formations. This piercingly blue expanse in an otherwise barren landscape is 25 miles north of Reno on the Paiute Ind…
Desert in Pyramid Lake

Black Rock Desert

Outside Gerlach, which is itself 60 miles north of the southern shore of Pyramid Lake, world land-speed records have been set on these dry, mud-cracked playas. Although most people only visit during Burning Man, thi…
American in Pyramid Lake

Bruno's Country Club

In Gerlach, on the fringe of the Black Rock Desert, some 60 miles north of Pyramid Lake's southern shore, friendly, family-owned Bruno's (famous for meaty ravioli in cheese sauce) lost a little of its rustic charm w…