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Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

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Address: 1595 N Sierra St, Reno, NV 89503-1716

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Great Balloon Race wvent

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Staten Island, New York
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Staten Island, New York
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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36 reviews
26 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Eastern Sierra, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 whom take their pets off leash on those trails that require them to be on... More 

Thank terere2
San Jose, California
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Had some time to kill before my daughter's volleyball match at UNR. Got my hiking shoes on and headed over to the park with no expectations. The arboretum was fantastic. Happened to be a gorgeous day in early Oct so tons of folks there getting photographed for their special occasions. I can see why. They offer several walking/hiking paths, with... More 

Thank itsbean13
Kent, Washington
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35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is about a mile from the casino area. It is mostly uphill but if you walk at all it will be an easy hike. The park features many walking trails, an arboretum and a museum. You walk thru the University of Nevada to get there. Do it, you will be glad you did.

Thank JMG1947
Reno, Nevada
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60 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I'm a Reno native, & yet somehow failed to realize there is a beautiful escape from the daily grind within our city limits: Rancho San Rafael. A friend got married there (Honey's Garden) & I was introduced to some of the most beautiful places you'll ever go. There are well-maintained, well-marked paths, plenty of benches for sitting & enjoying the... More 

Thank scoeyd
Reno, Nevada
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65 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

A great park in wonderful Reno! If you're a jogger or walker; this is a place to go... Every September, the balloon races are held @ this park. A great place to picnic w/ family/friends!

Thank jgmiles
Yerington, Nevada
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Wonderful place to take a walk, enjoy the flowers, trees, etc. Children enjoy it, too, and there is a playground.

Thank Linda D
Reno, Nevada
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This park is so close to the heart of the city that it u is a must visit when visiting reno. Lots of open space for a walk or a picnic. Very well kept and not too crowded. A museum and a garden to enjoy. Lots of paring and if fido joins you there is a great open dog park.

Thank smartceo
Reno, Nevada
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a great park for the whole family. Dog area as well as play area for children. The Reno Balloon Races start out here every September.

Thank waquinton

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