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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 ...

Contacts:     (775) 574-1000
Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe Chairman Vinton Hawley
ext. 1122
PO Box 256 | 208 Capital Hill Vice-Chairman Alan Mandell
ext. 1101
Nixon, Nevada 89424-0256 Tribal Secretary Gina Wadsworth
ext. 1101
Phone: (775) 574-1000 Executive Officer Della John
Ext. 1125
Fax: (775) 574-1073 Tribal Staff Directory 2015 (updated 06/23/15)


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    
Pyramid Lake Recreational Permits    Permit Vendors (Updated 11/04/2014)

PUBLIC NOTICE: Comments due by Thursday, June 18 - 4:30 pm
PLPT Fishing, Camping & Boating Regulations / Proposed Revisions


TERO RECRUITEMENT NOTICE: Marble Bluff Spillway Repairs - July 06-December 04, 2015

EVENTS - Updated 07/01/2015: Check the EVENTS tab for the latest in local events.

PLPT Tribal Transit - Route Schedule (06/01/2015)

Little Warriors Learning Centers ->Forms Available

PUBLIC NOTICE: (posted 07/01/15)
Strategic Transportation Safety Plan
Community Meeting: July 28, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.
Wadsworth Community Center, 551 8th St..

Water Quality Control Plan - Proposed Changes
Comment Period: May 26th - August 21st, 2015
Comments will be accepted until August 21st by 4:30 p.m. to the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe.

ARCHIVES (Old News): Click here for the old news.

Committee, Boards & Commissions Members:

No Vacancies Postings as of 05/23/2015.
Listing    Meeting Calendar

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

Facebook page    YouTube Channel:    Numu Yadooa - Android Apps on Google Play

PLTHC: Sumunumu Resource Center

The center is at 460 W. Main Street Ste. 101 (next to the bowling center). Phone: 980-6507.
Evaluation Procedure      Tutoring Schedule

Pyramid Lake Community Library

Sunday Monday/Tuesday Wednesday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
1:00 - 4:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Everyone is welcome, and we are located in the Pyramid Lake Modular #102 next to the Nixon Gym.
We have computers available and Wi-Fi connection. Phone: (775) 574-0301

PL Judicial Forms Available On-Line.

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

PL Veteran's Exhibit: "Tookwusadu Ki Soomoowapana"

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.
Contact the PLPT Social Services (775) 574-1047.

PLPT Newspaper

Deadline: 2015-2nd quarter deadline is Friday, June 19th-12:00 pm. - send to

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Last updated Januaary 19, 2015