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2018 High Rock Canyon Trip – Jan 20 Four members of our Board of Directors and a former board member took a trip into High Rock Canyon January 20th, before the canyon was closed to motor vehicles to check out some caves. Here’s some pictures from their explorations! 2018 Reno AIR Reception – March 1 […]

April Newsletter: Upcoming events, staff changes, and partner information.

March 2019 Newsletter. This month: Reduced hours, call for artists in residence 2019, upcoming events, and more!

The Leave No Trace Trainer course is a must for anyone who visits the National Conservation Area. Fly Ranch Lead Docent Volunteers need to understand Leave No Trace, and we highly recommend the course for our other volunteers. The 2-day course covers many outdoor ethics topics. You will learn about preparing for trips, backwoods bathrooms, […]

As a Friends of Black Rock/High Rock volunteer you are an integral part of the future of the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon NCA!

Volunteering in the NCA is more than helping. It’s an adventure! Click on the links below to sign up and GET OUT THERE! Tahoe Earth Day 2018 Reno Earth Day 2018 Black Rock Rendezvous   Interested in volunteering with the Fly Ranch project? Click here for more info.

Wildlife are everywhere in Black Rock-High Rock Country, even barren parts of the playa. In addition to familiar species like bighorn sheep, falcons, and mule deer, look closely and you may also spot pygmy rabbits, fairy shrimp, and two-inch-long Pacific chorus frogs. Where to Find Wildlife Wherever you end up exploring, the best times to […]

Thanks to the support of people like you who share our commitment to northwestern Nevada’s extraordinary landscapes, Friends of Black Rock-High Rock has become a leader in stewardship, education and conservation of the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trail National Conservation Area. What We Do Founded in 1999, we provide education and resources for […]

No matter where you live or how busy you are, there are many ways for you to ensure these public lands remain open to all as an extraordinary outdoor classroom and place to connect with Nature’s magnificence. Your support of Friends of Black Rock-High Rock’s work makes you the driving force behind critical conservation projects […]

320 Main Street Gerlach, NV 89412 We provide year-round travel and weather information including playa conditions at our visitor center in Gerlach, Nevada.  The visitor center has free maps and brochures to inform the public about the National Conservation Area and prepare them for the remote experience that awaits. We operate with a very small […]