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Address: Old Highway 395, Carson City, NV 89511
Phone Number: (775) 849-0201
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Went to swim

This was our first time to go swimming at the pool. For being late July the pool was very cold. There are only a few chairs and lounges, you can bring your own in though. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Reno, Nevada
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Reno, Nevada
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66 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

This was our first time to go swimming at the pool. For being late July the pool was very cold. There are only a few chairs and lounges, you can bring your own in though. The grandsons were to cold to swim long and enjoyed the playgrounds after they warmed up. This is a nice, clean, well run facility. Just... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Since we were kids, we were brought here every year for swimming lessons. After the lessons, we spent the day playing on the playgrounds, hiking the trails, reading under the trees, rolling down the grassy slope, playing silly games, touring the historic mansion, and swimming some more. We would eat the lunch that Mom packed, and wait until Dad arrived... More 

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Little Torch Key, Florida
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

had visited site several years ago but it was closed for renovations. tours are only available on weekends. there are large picnic areas and a swimming pool(which also seems to be only open on weekends). very interesting account of the bowers family along with history of the area. hike to cemetery is a bit strenuous but there are benches along... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Great for walking, bicycling, picnics, family activities. I am speaking for the park, not the museum, as after 14 years of going to the park, I have never been in the museum! But I have walked around the mansion and some of the surrounding historic structures, and it is very interesting. This park is large enough that you can have... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The house is interesting from the outside, and a sign told the history of the house. But we were hoping for a tour. It is several miles out of Carson City

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Baltimore, Maryland
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77 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Visited as part of mining history conference in Virginia City. Well kept interior and grounds. Director gave an excellent history. Inside Victorian Furnishings fantastic. Ate our box lunch at shaded pavilion.

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I've been to the bowers mansion park many times over the years. they are not doing tours of the mansion right now, but the grounds are open and free, to walk around and enjoy. the bathrooms are open and clean. walk up the hill to the cemetery for a good view of the valley. even in march the blue grass... More 

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Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Bower Mansion was once one of the most extravagant homes in the Nevada territories. Its a home of "boom and bust" story and was once the home of Lemuel Sanford Bowers and Alison Oram" Elley Bowers. There is the home to see, some farm equipment, and informational signs. The park itself is very nice with playground area, picnic grounds,... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

It is a very interesting tour of the Bower Mansion. Lovely grounds. Learned a lot about former Nevadans. Worthwhile stop

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We went on a Monday, tours are only on the weekends though.....were only able to see from the outside.

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