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General Information

Description - Originally known as Tule Springs, this park was an early water stop for Native Americans. It later became a privately owned working ranch, as well as a guest/dude ranch in the 1950s, where one could wait out he six-week Nevada residency requirement to obtain a quick divorce.

In addition to the Tule Springs Ranch Historic Area, the park offers tree-shaded groves alongside four small fishing lakes. The park is available for day use only. Facilities include picnic areas with tables and grills, restrooms, group areas and a walking/bicycle path that winds through the park.

Attractions - This day use park's facilities include picnic areas, grills, restrooms, group areas and a walking/bicycle path that winds through the park and the historic site.

Picnicking: Tables and grills are located throughout the park, some covered cluster sites are available for small groups. All are on a first come first served basis.

Group Use Areas: There are two group use areas, these are each able to accommodate 50 - 250 people. Each site is available for reservation (702 - 486 - 5413).

Recreation - Recreational opportunities in the park include, picnicking, group picnicking, hiking, fishing, cycling, and visiting the historic sites.

Fishing is allowed in all of the lakes. Tule Lake is stocked with catfish during the summer and rainbow trout during the winter. Largemouth bass can also be found in the lakes but the catch rate is low.

Climate - Typical low desert conditions, winters are mild with temperatures ranging from freezing to 75 degrees. Daily summer highs usually exceed 100 degrees and may reach 120 degrees. Summer temperatures do not vary widely from day to night.

Location - Floyd Lamb State Park is located ten miles north of Las Vegas, via U.S. 95 to Durango and then Tule Springs Road.

Directions from Las Vegas: Travel approximately 10 ten miles north of Las Vegas, via U.S. 95 to Durango and then Tule Springs Road.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Year-round.


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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON History Tule Springs Ranch Historic Area
Yes
ICON Fishing
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking
Yes
ICON Historic Sites (major) Tule Springs Ranch Historic Area
Yes
ICON Viewing Historic Sites
Yes
ICON Viewing Historic Sites Tule Springs Ranch Historic Area
Yes
ICON Mountain Biking
Yes
ICON Viewing Interpretive Exhibits
Yes
ICON Picnicking
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery
Yes
ICON Viewing Wildlife
Yes


More Information

Contact Information:
Las Vegas Region, 4747 W. Las Vegas Drive , Las Vegas, NV, 89158, Phone: 702-486-5126

Additional Information:
Las Vegas Region - Located in southern Nevada, the Las Vegas Region offers more than just gambling. Visitors to the area can experience the natural beauty and wildlife of areas such as Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, Valley of Fire State Park and the Spring Mountain Ranch State Park to name but a few.
Nevada State Parks - Nevada has 24 state parks. These parks represent the beauty and diversity of Nevada. Sites range from scenic reservoirs, to historic buildings, to parks containing deep canyons.

Links:
Nevada State Parks - Official Nevada Division of State Parks Website

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