Truckee River

The Truckee River (Washo: dabayóduweʔ ) is a stream in the U.S. states of California and Nevada. The river flows northeasterly and is 121 miles (195 km) long. The Truckee is the sole outlet of Lake Tahoe and drains part of the high Sierra Nevada, emptying into Pyramid Lake in the Great Basin. Its waters are an important source of irrigation along its valley and adjacent valleys.

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Rivers Of California - Great Basin - Northeastern California To Walker River
... Lost River Susan River Truckee River Trout Creek (Truckee River) Lake Tahoe (clockwise from Lower Truckee River) Griff Creek Trout Creek (Lake Tahoe) Upper Truckee River Taylor Creek Meeks Creek Ward Creek See ...
California Trail - Sweetwater River - Crossing The Sierra Nevada - Truckee Trail
... The Truckee Trail (established 1844 by the Stephens-Townsend-Murphy Party) over the Sierra Nevada took about 50 miles (80 km) to cross Forty Mile Desert but it did have a hot ... After hitting the Truckee River just as it turned almost due north towards Pyramid Lake near today's Wadsworth, Nevada, the emigrants had crossed the dreaded Forty Mile Desert ... The emigrants blessed the Truckee's cool and sweet tasting water, fresh grass and the cool shade from the first trees (cottonwoods) the emigrants had seen in hundreds of miles ...
Truckee River Murderer
... resident of Lake Tahoe, was found brutally disfigured by the banks of the Truckee River ... thus leading to his killer being only known as 'The Truckee River Murderer' ... In early 20th century folk legend, the Truckee River Murderer was told to be a mass murderer who would follow his victims along the bank of the river ...
Little Truckee River
... The Little Truckee River is a 30.6-mile-long (49.2 km) river that is a tributary to its larger counterpart, the Truckee River, located in Nevada County in eastern California ...
Interstate 80 In Nevada - Route Description - Truckee River
... I-80 enters Nevada in the canyon of the Truckee River, paralleling the California Trail and the First Transcontinental Railroad ... Upon exiting the canyon the freeway serves the Truckee Meadows, a name for the urban area consisting of Verdi, Reno and Sparks ... After leaving the Reno/Sparks metropolitan area the freeway resumes following the Truckee River in a canyon to Fernley ...

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