Grimes Point/Hidden Cave Archaeological Site

Grimes Point is an archaeological site which was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. During the Pleistocene Epoch, this area and most of northwestern Nevada, was covered by ancient Lake Lahontan. Over the last 10,000 years, the level of ancient Lake Lahontan fluctuated widely, at times drying up completely. When above […]


Small Town. Big Smiles. Fallon and Churchill County are mostly agricultural areas. Although the area is arid, approximately 50,000 acres (200 km2) of its pastureland are irrigated with water from the Truckee–Carson Irrigation District. The principal crop grown here is alfalfa for livestock feed. The “Heart O’ Gold” cantaloupes of Churchill County were once distributed […]

Churchill County Museum and Archives

Interest in preserving the history and artifacts of Fallon and Churchill County began in 1964, the year that Nevada celebrated its 100th birthday of statehood. In Fallon, centennial festivities included decorating the windows of Maine Street businesses with artifacts from the area’s past. After the 1964 festivities had ended, community volunteers were determined to establish […]

Lattin Farms

Organic Farmers with a produce stand, a country kitchen, fall pumpkin patch, cow train ride for kids, petting zoo, hayrides, corn maze, pick your own produce. Special events such as weddings, fundraisers, business meetings, birthday parties and reunions available. SCARECROW FACTORY For three Saturday’s in October, you will be able to build your own scarecrow. […]

Octane Fest

A week of high-powered motorsports at Rattlesnake Raceway including dirt track racing, demolition derby, motocross, quad races, tough trucks, burn out contest and fireworks. For information call the Fallon Convention and Tourism office 775.423.4556 or visit the OctaneFest page on Facebook. Tickets at the Gate $10 Adult $5 Children Free 10 & under free $5 […]

Rattlesnake Raceway

1/4 mile, high banked, dirt oval track Rattlesnake Raceway is the oldest continuously operated oval dirt track in the State of Nevada. The track is administered by Lahontan Auto Racing Association (LARA), a non-profit organization made up of racers and race enthusiasts, like you, whose principle objective is to provide entertaining, fair and competitive oval […]

Stillwater National Wildlife Refuge

Stillwater NWR provides recreation opportunities to visitors who enjoy getting away from it all. Activities include viewing the unique geology and desert wildlife, waterfowl hunting, bird watching, and nature photography. Passenger vehicles are fine as long as roads are not wet or wash-boarded. Make sure to pack water, food, a cell phone or other signalling […]