Lake Lahontan is a 17 mile long and 2.5 mile wide reservoir on the Carson River in northwest Nevada that covers 10,600 acres, has a maximum depth of 85 feet near the dam and has 65 miles of shoreline when the lake is full. There is a boat launch ramp at Lahontan State Recreation Area.
The primary game fish include Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, White Bass, Crappie, Walleye and Catfish.
Directions to Lahontan Reservoir
16799 Lahontan Dam Road, Fallon, NV 89406
Lahontan Reservoir Lake is approximately 50 miles southeast of the Reno/Sparks area.
To drive to Lahontan Reservoir Lake, you'll want to take the following directions.
- Drive on Interstate 80 for 35 miles heading East from Reno.
- Next, exit at Fernley onto Highway 50 for 20 miles.
- Then turnoff to Lahontan Reservoir heading South for another 8 miles
- This will guide you to the will get you to the north Lahontan Reservoir State Park entrance.