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Galena Creek Regional Park

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South Entrance - Great picnic area, fishing and great for kids

While many people stop at the visitors center (north entrance) and enjoy a hike along the many... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
Robert N
Sparks, Nevada
Hiking with shade, yahoo

In a town where it is hard to find shade this place rocks. 2 mile, 6 mile and 9 mile trails. Not to... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Steve W
Reno, Nevada
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Popular year-round, this regional park offers hiking in the summer and cross-country skiing in the winter.
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18350 Mount Rose Hwy, 18350 Mt. Rose Highway, 89511, Reno, Nevada, Reno, NV 89511-5722
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Reviewed October 5, 2018

We hiked this creekside trail with a friend and her dog. The trail hugs the creek, but one side of the trail is fencing and backyards of giant golf course homes, so if you're into expensive patio landscaping, this trail is for you. It didn't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

While many people stop at the visitors center (north entrance) and enjoy a hike along the many marked trails, I suggest that if you are looking for a place to go with kids, that you give the area at the south entrance a try. There...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

In a town where it is hard to find shade this place rocks. 2 mile, 6 mile and 9 mile trails. Not to much elevation. Creeks to hang out by. Good for everyone, even the little ones.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Great hike to Galena Creek Falls in National Forest. Trail level with great views of Lake Tahoe. 55 minute hike to the falls.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mark L
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Part way up Mount Rose, this park offers some Sierra wilderness and some incredible views of the Reno valley. On a clear day, you can see forever.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Our group stopped in the area as a meeting point for about a dozen families and ended up going into the visitors center once it opened and found a lot of educational resources, a gift shop and creative space for children. The outside area didn't...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 18, 2018

There are some great trails through mountainous wooded terrain with a lot of variety to the scenery. There are trails that are a quick easy walk and there are some that are go on varied terrain. Nothing is really "difficult" and I had a wonderful...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank 871wesr
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Decent area to visit, beautiful hiking trails and establishments. The park rangers are a little weird and get too noisy in other people's business (They thought I was undressing myself in the car...I was changing my son's diaper. They apologized but really?). Good place to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Rachel C
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We have gone on several field trips here with my younger kids. I love the hikes through this forest. A great place to take the kids and enjoy the fresh air and sunshine. Pack a picnic lunch and wander.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Trina B
Reviewed April 15, 2018

Its the place we go to to get in shape for summer hiking Lots to see easy ways to vary the difficultly of your hike and multiple ways to experience the outdoors

Date of experience: March 2018
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