Nevada’s Walker Lake may appear like a peaceable spot the place you possibly can cease and benefit from the wonders of the American Southwest. More often than not that’s true, besides in the course of the summer season. You don’t wish to be there in the course of the summer season.
Apart from the oppressive warmth, each summer season, Walker Lake turns into infested with the CREEPY. The peaceable lake actually turns into your worst nightmare. It’s not for the faint of coronary heart.
Here’s a peaceable view of the lake. Walker Lake is all that is still of an historic inland ocean that used to cowl nearly all of what’s, at present, often known as Nevada.
From right here it’s breathtaking, and the interstate runs proper by it. You may be tempted to drag over and get out to have a look.
But when it’s the summer season, you higher simply carry on driving. In any other case, you’ll be greeted by the sight of a whole lot of hundreds of orb-weaving spiders.
Sure, LOTS of spiders. Through the summer season months they’re all over the place alongside the lake.
The spider inhabitants across the lake explodes in the course of the hotter months due to the abundance of meals to be discovered.
Should you’re not anticipating it, and simply thought you’d take some photos of the lake, you’ll be very startled certainly.
Is that snow on that bush? Oh no nevermind, it’s simply a whole lot of spiders. Nevermind.
Fortunately these type of spiders don’t assault and aren’t toxic to people. They like to feast on flies and different small bugs. Nonetheless although, that doesn’t make the sight of them any much less freaky.
Take a look at this video walk-though of the spider infestation alongside Walker Lake.
Warning. It gives you goosebumps (and never the great sort).
That is only a horror movie ready to occur. Fortunate for us, the spider inhabitants solely booms in the course of the summer season months, after which sharply declines as soon as temperatures drop within the fall. So be happy to benefit from the lake any time aside from when the spiders are crawling.