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Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

1595 N Sierra St, Reno, NV 89503-1716
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Incredible morning hiking the trails

After being in town for business, the flight home was later in the day. That gave me plenty of time... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Fishers, Indiana
via mobile
Quiet piece of heaven in the biggest little city

I was surprised how quiet and serene this park is. There are trails running throughout with a... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
South Lake Tahoe, California
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“balloon races” (9 reviews)
“off leash” (2 reviews)
1595 N Sierra St, Reno, NV 89503-1716
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

After being in town for business, the flight home was later in the day. That gave me plenty of time in the morning to come hike Evan’s Canyon Trail. I hiked and Geocached for 3 hours and loved every minute. I will now make this...More

Thank TheStolleFamily
Reviewed 23 September 2017

I was surprised how quiet and serene this park is. There are trails running throughout with a wonderful view of Downtown Reno and the Sierra Nevada mountains beyond. The park was a quite large and never crowded - except during the annual balloon races --...More

1  Thank lynnwhite104
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The Hot Air Balloon Races are an annual must-see in Reno. Always held on the 1st weekend after Labor Day. 90-100 balloons with events beginning at 3 AM! Mass ascension at 7 AM. Bring your patience because the traffic to the park is horrendous but...More

1  Thank Tallady511
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Visited this beautiful park for the Balloon Races. What a great place! Tucked amid neighborhoods and near the University, it was great for the event. I am sure it is also a great place for the whole community.

1  Thank inthewind65
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

In all the years we have been visiting reno. We never new this was here. Lots of room to run. Dog area. Great playground. And a wonderful museam.

Thank bdonahoe1981
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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

Thank kennethbG794AR
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
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Melinda b
23 October 2017|
Response from Nels C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe so. You need to call and reserve a space.
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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