Bryce Canyon National Park is a “forest of stones” carved not by a river but by millions of years of freezing and thawing.
The National Automobile Museum (The Harrah Collection) has more than 200 cars with authentic street scenes and sounds.
Genoa, Nevada was founded in 1850, the first settlement in the Nevada Territory. This community was home to Nevada’s first hotel, newspaper, and court.
Done in cooperation with Reno Now and Then book authors Neal Cobb and Jerry Fenwick, this 2008 project used historic photographs and their modern counterparts to create animated morphs of the changes in the Reno area.
Crystal Peak, a solid quartz crystal summit just outside of Reno, sits aside the old Emigrant Trail above Dog Valley. Hikers, campers and geological enthusiasts alike can spend time in the great outdoors searching for the perfect quartz crystal. Crystal Peak, which holds an array of different colored quartz crystals, can be accessed from either Verdi or Bordertown.
The three-stories-high structure is more than a play place, it’s a recreation of the Tahoe-Pyramid water system that kids can watch in action after making the climb to the top of the clouds.
The Bowers Mansion, in rural Washoe County between Reno and Carson City, stands as a reminder of how fortunes were made and lost with the Comstock bonanza.
Freshwater springs from deep under the lake, over the millennia, precipitate out minerals in the lake water to create tufa formations.
This lookout point is a beautiful place to take in this scenery. There is also a link to snowsheds that provide another lookout area to view this wonderful place.
Photographs by Students at the Reynolds School of Journalism
Virtual-reality environments created by students from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. The classes working on these projects are JOUR 313 (Photojournalism), and JOUR 451-651 (Interactive Media).