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Wonderful park at the upper beginnings of the Riverwalk Reno

This is one of the most peaceful places to be able to access the river and just enjoy the outdoors... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wilton, California
Great park for grandkids

I took our 4 year old granddaughter and she was mesmerized by the characters in Storybook Forest... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
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“rose garden”(4 reviews)
“truckee river”(9 reviews)
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1900 Idlewild Dr, Reno, NV 89509-1099
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have been in the city of Reno for 12 years and because the area is not as green as I would prefer (being from Patagonia Chile), visiting Idlewild Park has been a blessing in town. It's the typical walk you need to put in...More

2  Thank Erikafromreno
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed May 10, 2015

The Rose Garden is still nice You can rent the building for Weddings You can have a picnic and there is a play area The train runs sometimes now and kids can feed the ducks They have events and you can park in nearby neighborhoods...More

1  Thank foodieRenoNv
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the most peaceful places to be able to access the river and just enjoy the outdoors. The sound of children running and playing is soothing as a background to watching the water splash over the rocks. We love this part of...More

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I took our 4 year old granddaughter and she was mesmerized by the characters in Storybook Forest and also in Daniel Tigers Neighborhood. There are plenty of rides to keep young children occupied, and wait time is minimal. The older kids will like the swimming...More

Thank mmten
Reviewed August 26, 2018

My family enjoyed Idlewild park when my kids were young. We returned to the park with my grandchildren. I was disappointed to find the park in need of maintenance. I understand that it is the end of the season. Paint was worn, plumbing was in...More

Thank Pauln D
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Felt like NYC'S Time Square but with courteous people. Not the best place for a stroller. I highly recommend going early to find parking and avoid lines and sold out food. The two lines we stood in ran out of food and that is the...More

Thank nativar2018
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Found it on FB and decided to go. So worth it! Great music and fun food(some even healthy). Bring blankets or chairs. Plan on parking and walking. We found Reno High School area had parking but it’s a walk. The lines got really long after...More

Thank Ninaupnorth
Reviewed April 23, 2018

This past weekend we went to Idelwild Park for the annual Earth Day celebration. The park was packed! There were food trucks along one side of the park, vendors throughout the park & a stage with non stop musical acts. It was dog & kid...More

Thank Karen T
Reviewed March 7, 2018

From the downtown area, you can easily reach Idlewild Park. I can walk there from my hotel along the strip. Or go for a jog along the trail they put in that follows the river. Its a good workout for me, when I can run...More

Thank Harvey I
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Park has quite picnic areas, group picnic areas, activity hall for weddings etcx, sports fields, kiddie rides, pool, access to the river, wildlife. Nice place for a warm afternoon get away

Thank mmaskaly
Reviewed October 26, 2017

This park runs right along the Truckee river, is very serene and calm. Many events are held here each year, inc an Easter egg hunt and food truck Fridays! When my daughter was very young we had a birthday part here. Great for kids and...More

Thank Debi R
Reviewed October 2, 2017

This park has a kids area, kids train rides,ballpark,skate park,picnic areas,river side walk path swimming pool, memorial rose garden, ponds, flowers,trees,events for public,restrooms, wow did I miss anything?

Thank _dshull44
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August 19, 2016|
Response from caril22 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, FTF's at Idlewild runs from the end of May to the end of September. But don't worry, there will be other events in October with food trucks! Good time of year to be visiting Reno!