RANCHO SAN RAFAEL REGIONAL PARK
1595 North Sierra Street, Reno, NV 89503 Directions
Walking, Biking, Interpretive Programs, Horseshoes, Children's Playgrounds, Bird Watching, Volleyball, Exercise Course, BBQ/Picnicking, Photography, Fishing & Jogging
Rancho San Rafael is one of the most scenic and diverse urban parks in Northern Nevada. The park contains miles of trails for walking and biking, Herman's Pond (an urban fishery). It accommodates three playgrounds, five reservable picnic pavilions, ponds and creeks, bbq and picnic areas. Rancho San Rafael offers the range of amenities and services within the park 's center, and the acreage also stretches past McCarran Blvd's north side. The varied landscape contains everything from manicured lawns to native desert grasses and dusty sagebrush wetland habitat. There are mysteries to explore and discover in a humid environment.
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1160 East Huffaker Lane, Reno, NV 89511 Directions
Walking, Wild Flowers, Road and Mountain Biking, Forest Lake, Running, Birding & Dogs on Leash
Huffaker Park is a 9-acre park known for a 1.7-mile walking and running trail with scenic views and native plants. It provides a fun walk around and over a few hills adjacent to Park in the south metropolitan Reno. Huffaker Park is an island of undeveloped land with clear views into all directions of the surrounding countryside. Park Lookout Trail has a compressed tread of gravel and decomposed granite, which makes it open to ADA. Hikers can walk around the whole loop or make a figure-8 of it by taking the trail between the hills which connect the outer pathways. Wildflowers like desert peach can be seen in the spring and flowering rabbitbrush in the fall. It is a peaceful spot to relax in and enjoy the view of the Truckee Meadows.
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HUNTER CREEK TRAIL
Woodchuck Circle, Reno, NV 89519 Directions
Forest Lake, Snowshoeing, Wild Flowers, Walking, Running, Horseback Riding, Mountain, Road Biking, Birding, Dog-Friendly, Nature Trips & Waterfall
Hunter Creek Trail is one of the most scenic and exciting locations in nature. The trail meanders along desert slopes for about two-thirds of its length before entering a particularly beautiful, shaded pine-fir forest and ending at a waterfall of twenty-five feet. The waterfall flows throughout the year and is complimented throughout the summer by the alder and willow greens and natural ice sculptures in the winter. Hunter Creek Trail provides adequate parking, a limited number of picnic tables, and facilities for restrooms. It starts at the southwestern edge of the parking area behind the metal gate. The trail crosses about 0.5 miles beyond the side of the wilderness. It has a hiking distance of 0.15 miles, and a brief climb of the trail passes the signed entrance to the Mount Rose Wilderness.