Mormon Station State Historic Park, Genoa

4.2
#25 of 34 in Nature in Nevada
Mormon Station Historic State Park is a state park interpreting the site of the first permanent nonnative settlement in Nevada in the United States. The park is in downtown Genoa.Mormon Station was originally settled by Mormon pioneers and served as a respite for travelers on the California Trail. The park features a replica of the 1851 trading post stockade and a museum with pioneer artifacts and exhibits about the station's history. The reconstructed structures were begun in 1947 with $5,000 provided by the Nevada Legislature. Legislation transferred management of the property to the Division of State Parks in 1955. The site is managed by the Western Nevada Region of Nevada State Parks. It is listed as Nevada Historical Marker 12.
Put Mormon Station State Historic Park and other Genoa attractions into our Genoa trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
Source
map
Create an itinerary including Mormon Station State Historic Park
Mormon Station State Historic Park Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
56 reviews
TripAdvisor
  • October 2, 2017
    This is a lovely well maintained park in the town of Genoa. There are picnic tables and public barbecues, a nice sidewalk to walk on and well kept public restrooms. A great example for other cities to...  more »
  • September 25, 2017
    Small, quiet park where I had my morning meditation. There are a few plaques and a tiny museum as well as a few places to sit and enjoy your morning cup of joe.  more »
  • September 11, 2017
    We returned to Mormon Station State Historic Park. Its a very nice park. This area was on the California Trail. Mormons and others used the California Trail to travel west. Mormon Station was establis...  more »

Plan your trip to Genoa

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Genoa

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor

Plans in Nevada by other users

19 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: December, culture, romantic, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Reno BY A USER FROM MADAGASCAR December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM PANAMA December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM SERBIA October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 32 days in United States, Quebec City & Whistler BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM GERMANY December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 26 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, teens, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Continental USA BY A USER FROM UKRAINE November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 6 days in Las Vegas & Grand Canyon National Park BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans