The Massacre Rim Wilderness Study Area (WSA) is within the traditional territory of the Northern Paiute. The WSA is located near the border between two bands of the Northern Paiute: the Kidütikado (Groundhog-Eaters) and the Aga’ipañinadökadö (Trout-Eaters).Is massacre rim WSA the 7th Dark Sky Sanctuary?
On March 18, 2019, Massacre Rim WSA became just the 7th certified Dark Sky Sanctuary in the world! This Wilderness Study Area is publicly-owned land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to maintain its wilderness qualities.Is massacre rim the darkest place on Earth?
On March 19, 2019 the International Dark Sky Sanctuary Association named Massacre Rim in northwest Nevada one of the darkest places on Earth.Where is massacre ranch located?
Massacre Ranch is located north of High Rock Canyon Wilderness, 3-miles east of Nevada Highway 8A, and approximately 45-miles east of Cedarville, California, in northern Washoe County, Nevada. Motor vehicles are permitted on designated trails only.