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Twenty Mile Beach is a hidden gem located in the Walker Lake watershed of Nevada. It is a picturesque stretch of sand and pebbles that spans for almost 10 miles along the eastern shore of the lake. The beach is surrounded by towering mountains and boasts stunning views of the crystal-clear waters of the lake. One of the major reasons why visitors flock to this beach is to witness the rare species of birds that inhabit the area. The beach is home to the threatened western snowy plover and a variety of other bird species, making it a popular destination for birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts. Visitors can also enjoy a range of outdoor activities such as camping, hiking, swimming, and fishing. The beach has several picnic tables, fire pits, and restrooms, making it an ideal spot for a family outing.

One of the unique features of Twenty Mile Beach is its proximity to Walker Lake. The lake is one of the largest natural lakes in Nevada and is a popular spot for boating and fishing. The lake is also renowned for its unique ecosystem and is home to a variety of plant and animal species that are not found anywhere else in the world. Visitors can explore the lake by taking a boat tour or fishing for Lahontan cutthroat trout, which is native to the area. In addition to the lake, Twenty Mile Beach is surrounded by the gorgeous high desert landscape, which offers opportunities for hiking, stargazing, and wildlife watching. Overall, Twenty Mile Beach is a must-visit destination for anyone looking to experience the unique beauty of Nevada's natural wonders.

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Nearby Camping & Amenities

Camping Area Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Wilson Canyon Numerous 4,676 ft
Topaz Lake 70 5,007 ft
Desert Creek 20 6,279 ft
Tamarack Numerous 4,029 ft
Sportsmans Beach 40 4,083 ft
Leavitt Meadows 18 7,124 ft
Bootleg 63 6,441 ft
Walker Lake 40 4,081 ft
Obsidian 18 7,682 ft
Chris Flat 15 6,896 ft