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Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

1595 N Sierra St, Reno, NV 89503-1716
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Fun Summer Visit to Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, Reno, Nevada

We visited again Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. This time we visited the picnic areas, the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Fremont, California
Wow! What a park and recreational center...

Ranco San Rafael Park is well done and laid-out. It is a beautiful park area for visitors, for... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Reno, United States
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1595 N Sierra St, Reno, NV 89503-1716
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited again Rancho San Rafael Regional Park. This time we visited the picnic areas, the arboretum, and the labyrinth garden. We did not visit this type the May Museum, which is one of my favorite museums in Reno. Overall, the park is very nice.

Thank mini
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Ranco San Rafael Park is well done and laid-out. It is a beautiful park area for visitors, for walking about in the gardens, and a great place to see a bit of Nevada history. The Wilbur D. May Center often has great exhibits and informative...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I visited the botanical garden which has a very large collection of oak trees and many paths good for walking. The dry landscape garden is large and gives a good idea of what plants grow well in this climate. Nearby is the wonderful Willard May...More

Thank Nels C
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

The Reno Sports Complex at Rancho San Rafael. ....needs improvement to hold senior softball events. After playing in the fields the last few days, it's a dust bowl, they never watered the fields or even lined. Also getting down the steps and up with bat...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 16 April 2017

During 4 of july Great Concert country music and fireworks it was crazy also you can find food , BBQ

Thank Eduardo C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My daughter and I come here to walk the dog. They have a large off leash park for dogs to just be the doofs they are. Be aware that there are some creeks on the property, so if you come bring a towel. The gates...More

Thank Peggy V
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Large green area with water, ponds, trees and trails. Puppy friendly. Ballon Race venue location. Kite flying.

1  Thank mmaskaly
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We went to the Great Balloon Race which was held in this park.It was fantastic! When the balloon race was over ,we walked around the park ,which was huge.It was very nice and clean.

Thank kimodo23
Reviewed 27 December 2016

A great place for fall colors. It was over when we got there in December so go in October and early November.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 11 December 2016

This park is the host of the balloon launch in September as well as a number of community events. We saw people taking wedding and quinceanera photos and many, many family barbecues. Oh, this place is very popular with dogs and their owners (most of...More

Thank terere2
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Response from Jildatheonly | Reviewed this property |
The CLOSEST to the University in the Reno RV PARK! Not the KOA!!! RENO RV PARK is at 735 Mill St, Reno, NV 89502Cross Streets: Between Locust St and S Wells Ave (775) 323-3381 The Reno RV Park is near the river, is clean... More