A peculiar lake in Northern Nevada
, located about 33 miles NE
. The closest town is Nixon
, part of a Paiute reservation
. Named for a rock formation near one end, the lake is the only home of the endangered
fish. Because of its proximity to Reno, the lake is host to many a kegger
or camping trip
The remarkable thing about Pyramid is that it turns itself over every few years, letting all the muck and nastiness that's settled to its bottom float up to the surface with eerie buoyancy. About five or so people can be crossed off the regional missing persons list due to this event.
Aside from bloated corpses, the following has popped up:
The lake usually has a very beautiful turquoise shade and is a welcome relief from the rest of the desert, but it's usually best not to be around it when it's burping.
There are a few theories concerning the cause of the great turn over, the most likely of which involves undercurrents from the Truckee River. I like to think that it somehow involves an ancient Indian burial ground, but that's highly improbable. Personally, I like the idea of a body of water that gets so fed up with all the crap that people throw into it that it occasionally regurgitates.