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Travelers and tourists looking for an alternative to all the lights and music in Las Vegas will find the Pyramid Lake in Nevada to be a welcoming sight. The Pyramid Lake has long been a part of a lot of people?s heritage and culture including those of the North American Paiute tribe.

The lake?s waters itself is home to several species of fish that are endemic to the waters of the beautiful desert lake. Some of the prized fish breeds and species living in these waters include the cui-ui and the Lahontan cutthroat trout. Fishing is a big part of the tours in this desert lake as it attracts a lot of expert anglers from around the world looking for the biggest catch.

The Pyramid Lake is also home to several wondrous rock formations including the ?Stone Mother? which has been revered by the local Pauite tribe as an ancient symbol for their culture and history. Pyramid Lake is conserved and protected by the National Scenic Byways Program. This beautiful desert lake also has the distinction of being the only national tourist attraction that is located and permitted within a reservation.

There are other water sports activities that can be done and enjoyed while visiting Pyramid Lake. These sports include things like kayaking, mountain biking and hiking. Hikers who have experienced the greatness and mysticism surrounding the rock formations agree that there is something really appealing with the area.

Another sight that tourists can visit is the Paiute Tribe Museum and Visitor Center which showcases the rich culture and history of the Paiute people who have lived in the area for generations. The waters of the Pyramid Lake have also been called a National Wildlife Refuge thanks to the lake being considered as a home for a large flock of American White Pelicans.
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