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The Middlegate Shoe Tree

Just east of the quirky roadhouse known as Middlegate Station, a 70' tall shoe-bedecked cottonwood tree on the side of Highway 50 was the king of sole.

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Sand Mountain

Located 20 miles east of Fallon, just off U.S. Route 50, the dune is two miles long and rises to 600 feet.

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Hidden Cave

At Grimes Point, Hidden Cave was an important seasonal hunting lodge for prehistoric Native Americans who lived off the rich bounty from the lake below, which is now a desert playa.

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Spirit Cave

Spirit Cave is found high up in the desert hills north of Grimes Point, some 75 miles east of Reno. During excavations in 1940 the Spirit Cave Mummy was discovered.