Carson Valley Golf Course
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Since 1965 Carson Valley Golf Course has been home to affordable, friendly golf. The cool rush of the Carson River and the shade from our giant cottonwood trees, give our golf course a very unique character. Our goal is to make golf fun! We have plenty of space for our serious golfers, but we want to make sure that you have a good time while you are here and leave with a smile on your face.
Don't let the yardage deceive you; it's a great challenge for golfers of all abilities. You get to hit across water
nine times over eighteen holes. Once a well-kept secret, the word is out, Carson Valley is a great place to live and play. Did we mention the beautiful views of the Sierras from the golf course, yes the Sierra Nevada mountains at Lake Tahoe, we get to enjoy their purple mountain majesty every day.
The golf course was built in 1965 and is 95 beautiful acres, located in the heart of Carson Valley. The Carson
River meanders right through it dividing it in 2 very picturesque pieces, with many views of the Sierra Nevada
Surrounding area accessibility:
The golf course is conveniently located 2 miles south of Gardnerville right off Hwy 395. There is parking at a
number of locations that allow for easy access to the course.
● Par 71
● Yards 6,020
● Slope 117
● Rating 68.0
● Par 71
● Yards 4,677
● Slope 104
● Rating 63.1
A shaded driving range, (this is a recent upgrade along with new mats and a few unique targets to hit) and a
putting green with chipping area, give you plenty of space to warm up get ready for golf.
Lunch is served April thru October from 11 am to 2 pm.
During the winter season, we serve the best hot dogs in town and a large selection of snacks and drinks
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Other activities and attractions available to include in the production are:
● Foot Golf
● Driving Range
● Practice Facilities
Consider us your filming base camp. Carson Valley/Douglas County is within a day’s drive of southern
California, and half a day’s drive from San Francisco and the Bay Area.
Venture out on a “quick drive” to these close by locations:
● 30 minutes from Carson City, Nevada’s capital – museum, the Mint
● 30 minutes from Stateline at Lake Tahoe – beaches, water, ski resorts, hiking and biking trails
● 1 hour from Reno – shopping, the arts, international airport
● 2 hours from Sacramento
Douglas County does not issue film permits, but other approval may be required depending on the location of
filming or type of production.
Where do I start?
Depending on the location of filming, if you are blocking roadways, if you plan to use pyrotechnics, etc.,
approval may be required. Start by contacting the Planning Technician at 775-782-6217 the Planning
Department. You may be referred to another agency if your project is not within Douglas County’s jurisdiction.
Cover photo and the first six photos courtesy of Carson Valley Golf Course.
Although Carson Valley is small, it is no stranger to the big screen. Filmology includes:
The Wizard, Casino Raiders, Showgirls, Charley Varrick, Chicken Every Sunday, Fatal Bet, Forty Pounds of
Trouble, Things Change, Trail of Tears, Welcome to 18, Motel Life, The Shootist, Honky Tonk Man, Misery, Till
the River Runs Dry.
1027 RIVERVIEW DR.
Gardnerville, Nevada 89460
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