Light painting in Black Rock Desert
The Desert is My Canvas

Fill the night with light and color.

Creativity knows no bounds

Feeling uninspired? We’ve got you covered. From the energy of the city center to the peace of the desert, our landscape provides unlimited potential for art and exploration. This group of friends from Matador Network knows well enough that adventure doesn’t end at the city limits so follow along as they take their creativity through downtown Reno all the way to the Black Rock Desert.

Neon sign of Reno

Get ready to bring more energy to your next trip to Reno. Whether you’re painting the town, lighting up the night or looking for your creative spark, we guarantee you can do it here. So get out there and let your imagination run wild because there’s no end to the inspiration when it comes to the boundless beauty waiting to be found in Reno Tahoe.

Bring your creativity and your sense of adventure, because this trip is the perfect mix of neon and playa dust.

Fly Geyser Black Rock Desert

Let Your Creativity Fly

In the heart of the Black Rock Desert lies the man-made marvel – Fly Geyser. Depending on the time of year and time of day, Fly Geyser reveals a rainbow of colors that pop against the desert landscape. Plan ahead and schedule a Fly Geyser Nature Walk with Friends of Black Rock High Rock to get a closer view.

Fly Geyser at night with neon light art

Get Up and Glow

The colors and dramatic size of Fly Geyser were an inspiration for these friends who used the geyser, desert and dark skies as a canvas for colorful light art. Whether you’re interested in creating a masterpiece with light or just want to take in the vastness of the Milky Way, Fly Geyser and the surrounding desert are the perfect destinations.

Play on the Playa

Embrace your inner child as you explore the desert’s open spaces. You can sing, dance and create, with no end in sight. Take it from the Burners, this is a judgment-free place where you’re allowed to play your own way.

Handstands in the Black Rock Desert
Camera on ground in Black Rock Desert
Girls dancing and taking pictures in Black Rock Desert

Don’t forget to capture your desert memories on camera. After all, this is a place that needs to be seen to be believed. So go ahead, play how you want on this nearly-endless playa, and let your creative juices flow!

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