Welcome to Pyramid Lake, a world class fishery, the site of the world record Lohanton Cutthroat Trout and the only place in the world where the ancient Cui-ui fish can be found. If you have never fished here before, you are in for a visual treat and some exceptional fishing fun. For great fishing tips and about the Pyramid Lake Fisheries programplease visit:

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Boating & Jet skis

Whether your choice of vessel is a kayak, canoe, power boat, or jet ski, with nearly 180 square miles of water Pyramid Lake is truly a boater’s paradise. While you can see boats out on the water year round, its during the summer months that the lake comes alive with activity. Three day and single day boating permits are available for purchase online.

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Enjoy peaceful nights spent under starry skies at one of over (50?) campsites along the shores of Pyramid Lake. Whether you seek the seclusion of a remote camping site or a convenient place for you and your family to pitch a tent or park an RV, there are plenty of places to camp along the beaches surrounding the lake. Camping permits are available for purchase online.

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boating & jet skis

Scenic Byways & Trails

Discover the tranquility of Pyramid Lake’s landscape as you hike or bike along the trails around the lake. Exploring the area along the lake gives you a greater chance of spotting wildlife and allows you to experience the landscape up close.

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Visitor Center & Museum

Visitor of Pyramid Lake can learn more about its fascinating history and its native inhabitants, the Paiute Indian tribe, at the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Museum and Visitor Center. Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Museum and Visitor Center has displays on tribal history and culture and information on issues and events important to the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.

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Museum & Visitor Center

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