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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

Tribal Staff Directory 2014:   Click Here

Committee, Boards & Commissions: Click Here
Committee/Board Vacancy: N/A as of 08/23/2014 - Call Tribal Offices for Updates 
Note: Meeting Dates & Times are subject to change

Current Job Listing - Human Resources

EVENTS - Updated 08/23/2014: Check the EVENTS tab for the latest in local events. .

PUBLIC NOTICE: PLPT Fishing, Camping & Boating Regulations Revisions

The Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe is proposing Revisions to the Tribe's FISHING, CAMPING, & BOATING REGULATIONS. If you would like to receive a copy of the proposed revisions, please call the Pyramid Lake Tribal Office at 775-574-1000. Comments may be made until Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. and submitted to: Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, Attn: Executive Secretary, P.O. Box 256, Nixon, NV 89424.  FCB Flyer    FCB Regulation Revisions


NDOT will be working on State Route 447 (Wadsworth-Empire). Plan accordingly for possible delays up to 1/2 hour.


The Pyramid Lake Tribal Health Clinic - SAMHSA Tribal Youth Suicide Prevention Program is seeking interested community members to form a CRT - Crisis Response Team. The CRT can assist by performing risk assessment, screen for depression, and provide support. Traning is available. If interested please ontact Mayris Turner, Suicide Prevention Director, (775) 574-1018 ext 1241. Click Here for more information.


The Sacred Visions Pow-Wow Committee wish to thank everyone involved in making this year's pow-wow a successful one. Click here for Acknowledgements, Category Winners, Raffle Winners


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

MEDICARE Enrollment - Continues:

New laws and changes. Contact the Pyramid Lake Tribal Health Clinic - Health Benefits Program. Apply Now!

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.

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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