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Pyramid Lake

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe's Reservation is located thirty five miles northeast of Reno, Nevada in a remote desert area located in the counties of Washoe, Lyon, and Storey. The area of the reservation contains 475,000 acres or 742.2 square miles. Out of this acreage approximately 112,000 acres cover the surface of a terminal desert lake, Pyramid Lake. Pyramid Lake is one of the most valuable assets of the Tribe and is entirely enclosed within the boundaries of the Reservation. Pyramid Lake is approximately 15 miles long and 11 miles wide. Pyramid Lake measures 350 feet at it's deepest point. Read More ...


Important Notice about website
The website will be down for an extended period. Please use the link below for permit purchases. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Pyramid Lake Recreational Permits

Permit Vendors (Updated 11/04/2014)

Tribal Staff Directory 2014:   Click Here

Committee, Boards & Commissions: Click Here
Committee/Board Vacancy: Enrollment and Gaming Commission Deadline: December 1, 2014
Park & Recreation Deadline: December 4, 2014

Note: Meeting Dates & Times are subject to change

Current Job Listing - Human Resources

EVENTS - Updated 11/18/2014: Check the EVENTS tab for the latest in local events.

PLTHC: Diabetes Awareness Health Fair - November 19, 2014

Come join the Pyramid Lake Tribal Health Clinic Annual Health Fair on November 19, 2014 from 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. This year the Numaga Senior Center will be joining the event with a Mini Craft Fair and in the evening at 6:00 p.m. there will be a Community "Thanksgiving Dinner with Diabetes". During the Health Fair there will be presentations on how to prepare a healthy meal for the Diabetic. More Information

PLPT Network Node Operations and Maintenance

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe (PLPT) is soliciting quotes from qualified companies to perform maintenance and emergency tasks related to the operation of our network nodes. PLPT has just completed a major fiber network installation. The selected company will be responsible for a variety of tasks requiring expertise in a number of areas. Click HERE for RFP information.


Upcoming Public Meetings regarding TROA. Contact the Pyramid Lake Water Resources, Donna Noel (775) 574-0101 ext 27 for any questions. Meeting Schedule


Judicial forms are now available on line. Click Here for forms.

MEDICARE Enrollment - Continues:

New laws and changes. Contact the Pyramid Lake Tribal Health Clinic - Health Benefits Program.
    Medicare Open Enrollment Update - October 2014

Flu Shots Available - PLTHC.

Walk-in for a nurse visit today between 8-11:30 am and 1-3:30 pm, call (775) 574-1018 for more information.

PLPT: Wetland Program Plan

Public Notice   Wetlands Program Plan

Nonpoint Source Management Plan

Public Notice   NPS Management Plan

PL Veteran's Exhibit

The Museum & Cultural Center is creating a new permanent Pyramid Lake Veteran's exhibit "Tookwusadu Ki Soomoowapana" in the coming month and would like pictures of the Veterans of Pyramid Lake.

GLS Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Project: "Kwesto'ina Numu"

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PLPT Food Bank & Pantry

Monthly Distributions
Third Tuesday Nixon Gym 2:00 - 6:00 pm Food Bank
Fourth Tuesday Wadsworth CC 8:30 am and 9:15 am Fresh Fruit/Vegetables
  Nixon Gym 10:15 am and 11:00 am Fresh Fruit/Vegetables
If you have any medium or large boxes/bags, please bring with you.
VOLUNTEERS are always needed to help with distribution. It is important we have additional
HELP due to a large amount of frozen meat. Therefore, we need to process people in and out of the gym as quickly as possible. VOLUNTEERS assisting with home deliveries would be greatly appreciated, too, so we can get the frozen meat to the homes of elders and home-bound individuals as quickly as possible. For more information contact the PLPT Social Services (775) 574-1047.

Permits for Lake Recreation and Fishing

are now available through online purchase. The fee schedule, the current Regulations Pamphlet and online secure purchase of permits are available on the Ranger Website

PLPT Newspaper

is now being published online quarterly. Check out the latest issue Click Here
2014_3rd quarter deadline is Friday, September 19th 12:00 pm. - send to

Pyramid Lake Community Library

The Library is now open to the public and will be open on the following days:
Tuesday and Wednesday 3 p.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Everyone is welcome, and we are located in the Pyramid Lake Modulars next to the Nixon Gym.

ARCHIVES (OLD NEWS): Click here for the old news.


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