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Mormon Station State Historic Park

Genoa, NV 89411
+1 775-782-2590
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Nice Visit to Mormon Station State Historic Park, Genoa, Nevada

We returned to Mormon Station State Historic Park. Its a very nice park. This area was on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fremont, California
Wealth of information and intrigue

From the Mormon settlers to the pony express and Snow-Shoe Thompson's great endeavors to even a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marlene S
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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Genoa, NV 89411
+1 775-782-2590
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned to Mormon Station State Historic Park. Its a very nice park. This area was on the California Trail. Mormons and others used the California Trail to travel west. Mormon Station was established in 1851. It was also part of the Pony Express Route....More

Thank mini
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the Mormon settlers to the pony express and Snow-Shoe Thompson's great endeavors to even a famous curse, you will walk away from this historic place with more knowledge and appreciation for this area and its founding.

Thank Marlene S
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Very nice park area but not much to see from a historical standpoint. A few plaques with information. Did not visit the small museum.

Thank kbetsy19
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Located in Genoa, NV this is literally a small corner of a wide spot in the road. Apparently it is the first permanent non-native settlement in Nevada. The park features a replica of a 1851 trading post stockade that burned down in 1910. If you...More

Thank salesguytoo
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This is a very small, but packed with information, restored Mormon trading post that served travelers before they crossed the Sierra Nevada to California. The exhibits explain the origin of the Genoa name and the Mormon "expansion" within the Utah Territory. There is also a...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Mormon Station is managed by National Parks Service. The grounds are beautifully maintained and they have a wonderful museum with significant historic mementos. Fun and inexpensive place to have a family gathering or just pop in when you're walking around Genoa. There's often events going...More

Thank Lois W
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a small, but very interesting museum and historic park. It is Nevada's first known settlement. The staff were very helpful in answering questions.

Thank Catgirl_12
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The Mormon Station is in the center of Genoa, NV. The grounds are beautiful and the settlement is very small but fun to visit....only takes 15 min to see the entire Park. There are a family of deer that live in the town of Genoa...More

Thank wendyjoypolish
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Nice state park with history and nice tour guides if you are lucky may see some deer walking around the park as you are being guided through on your visit. Small fee to enter

Thank G-Whz
Reviewed 9 January 2017

This park will not be confused with other more elaborate historic parks but it is an interesting visit and the state has done a good job of creating a nice area.

Thank Nareau
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17 January 2015|
Response from Lynn S | Reviewed this property |
If my memory serves me correctly, my friend and I visited the small fort on the last day of the season, which was around October 11th. There are outdoor parts of the park that would be open all year round I suspect. Hope... More