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It is maintained by Louise Johnson. Feel free to drop her an email if you have any suggestions or additions. Last edited August 23, 2012.


The Civilized Explorer

The Civilized Explorer Supplies Shopping Page - Other Than Reno 

For people with a need to buy food on the way to Burning Man - either because they flew in or they forgot to stop by Trader Joe's, here are some stores along the way to Black Rock from San Francisco.


West Sacramento - Reed Ave. Exit 83

Ikea - visible from the highway


West Sacramento - W. El Camino Real Exit 85

Silver Skillet Restaurant open 24/7

49'r Travel Center truck stop also has pump your own propane

Visible from the highway


West Sacramento - Truxel Rd. Exit 88 

Offers a Home Depot (916-928-0722), Target (916-576-0487), and BevMo (916-419-6808).  Visible from the highway


West Sacramento - Northgate Blvd. Exit 89

Fry's!!!!! Visible from the highway.  (916) 286-5800


Roseville - Exit 103AB

Big Lots - Home of the battery powered Christmas lights, this institution is always part of my Burning Man shopping. If you've left home without the lights, there is a store along the way in Roseville: 212 Harding Blvd # G (916) 782-4897. Take the Douglas Blvd. West exit off Route 80 (this is just east of the Citrus Heights city limit). Right onto Harding Blvd. and you're there!  Visible from the highway


Roseville - Exit 105A

In-N-Out Burgers - 1803 Taylor Rd  Take the exit for Eureka Rd.  Visible from the highway


Auburn - Exit 199B

In-N-Out Burgers -  130 Grass Valley Hwy (Route 49)  Visible from the highway


Katrina's Anime Cafe A great place for breakfast and lunch.  Not visible from the highway, but only half a mile off Route 80.  456 Grass Valley Hwy (Route 49) (530) 888-1166 After taking the exit, follow Route 49 half a mile and it's on the right.  Open &:00 am - 2:30 pm Wednesday - Saturday, 7:00 am - 1:30 pm on Sunday.


Auburn - Exit 122

Ikeda's is reknown for its fruit market, burgers, and fresh pies. It's close to Rt. 80 at 13500 Lincoln Way (530) 885-4243 Open daily 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., except Friday, when they are open until 10:00. From Rt. 80, take Exit 122 toward Bowman, turn right at Undercrossing Rd, and right onto Lincoln Way. It's about 0.2 miles down the road. Bring some pie to the playa for us!  Visible from the highway. 


Carson City

Gordon's Photo Service - If you need something more than the developing machine at Longs, try Gordon's Photo Service. They provide amateur and professional supplies with same day film processing. 1227 S. Carson St. (aka Route 395) 883-3077.




Dry Ice and Ice


Scolari's Warehouse Market 1400 US Highway 95A, Fernley, 775-575-1381  Open 6:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.  From Route 80, go past the Burning Man exit to Exit 48 (E. Fernley) • turn right at the end of the off-ramp onto State Route 343 • it's just past the first street on the right.  After you've completed your shopping, you can get onto Route 427 without backtracking to Exit 43.  Return to Route 80 and head back west • go 2 miles and take Exit 46 and go north on Route 427 • go 1.9 miles and turn right onto Route 447 north - you can now follow the usual directions to Burning Man.




Lowe's 375 Stanley Dr. 980-4000  Open 6:00 am - 9:00 pm Monday - Saturday and 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday.  Traveling Route 80 from Reno, take Exit 48 (E. Fernley),at the end of the off-ramp, turn right onto State Route 343 • go 0.1 mile and turn left onto E. Newlands Rd. • go 0.3 mile and turn left onto State Route 343 • it's 0.5 mile down the road on the right.  Traveling Route 80 from Winnemucca, take Exit 48 (toward Truck Inn Way) • Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Fernley/Yerington/Carson City • make an immediate left onto Truck Inn Way • go under Route 80 and go 0.3 mile • turn left onto E. Newlands Rd. • go 0.3 mile and turn left onto State Route 343 • it's 0.5 mile down the road on the right.


Pyramid Lake 

Not too far off Route 445 if you take this alternate route to the playa, Sutcliff has a small fishing village with supplies. The store at Crosby Lodge is open Mon-Thurs 7:00 am - 8:00 pm, Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm, Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm, and Sun 6:30am - 8:00 pm.  30605 Nevada Route 445  (775) 476-0400


Gerlach and Empire 

ARF's Page on Gerlach 

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