Reviews & Comments
DO NOT MOVE HERE. YOU'RE SAFER IN L.A.
Although I prefer Carson City over Reno for quality of life and excellent city leadership and agree with you that crime is exploding in Reno, I have to point out that comparing any city in CA to Reno for crime is misleading. CA has decriminalizing crime, so the stats are skewed.
Carson City, NV
What are recreational options in Carson C
Complete hogwash from Nathan below. Sounds like you got into trouble with the law here. Yes, we are law and order in Carson City.
Carson has a high quality of life and if your a outdoor enthusiast, this area is tough to beat for mountain biking and hiking trails, access to the forest and mountains and water sports in the nearby lakes.
If the restaurants in CC are not to your liking, it's 20 minutes to Reno or Lake Tahoe for other options. This city is a treasure.
Carson City, NV
Great Outdoor Lifestyle
Not a real estate agent, just a life long resident who appreciates my great little city! Crime is not something your average resident will be exposed to very much, our city officials are super law and order and very responsive. Any violent type crime is usually domestic or drug type situations. Housing is expensive. Water flows from the high Sierra Mountains, sometimes can be considered hard water with the mineral content. Air quality is really great except when CA wildfires bring smoke into our valley.
Carson City, NVGreat Outdoor Lifestyle
I've lived in Carson City for over 50 years! If you love nature and the outdoors you will love Carson City. The city is surround by BLM open space with open access for all sorts of outdoor adventures as well as national forest heading up to Lake Tahoe all within city limits. Carson City is a top ten wildlife sanctuary city. My neighborhood is full of deer, quail, bunnies, owls, hawks and a resident herd of wild horses drops by in the winter. Wild horses are all over the place in the hills to the East and a regular sight for residents. This city is super dog friendly with almost every one of the extensive open space trails in the area leash optional.
Speaking of trails and open space, the city has placed a premium on purchasing open space for trails, and preservation of historical interest. We mountain bike and hike every evening after work with our dogs all over and around town and there are many trails near the river and other areas of water.
The city has a great historical district, plenty of shopping available and was even one of the first cities in the area to have standard curbside recycling available at no extra cost. Carson City has placed a premium on quality of life and even limits any growth above a certain elevation to preserve the mountain views from light pollution. (The mountain views are spectacular here btw) Lake Tahoe offers world-class skiing, alpine lakes abound in the mountains for camping, kayaking and fishing and there are many golf courses in the area.
Our climate is four seasons, not usually too much snow, but when it does snow this city has superior sanding and clearing operations for the streets and the snow tends to melt quickly. It is a beautiful drive over the Sierra Mountains to vacation at the ocean beaches in California....The more I travel the more I appreciate everything Carson City has to offer!