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Discover Your Parks Weekly Evening Walks

  • Date: 07/17/2014 7:00 PM
  • Location: Reno, Nevada 89501

Explore your parks with Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation

In cooperation with Washoe County, City of Reno, and City of Sparks, Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is leading weekly interpretive hikes in a park near you! Every Thursday evening at 7:00 pm you can explore a new location and learn about the unique and varied natural and cultural history of parks in our area. Plan on spending a little more than one hour on the walk. Distances range from .5 miles to 1.5 miles. Check out the website www.tmparksfoundation.org for more information. Explorations begin June 5th and continue every Thursday through the end of August. The walks are free and open to everyone.

Schedule of featured parks:

June 5th, Idlewild Park

June 12th, Sparks Marina Park 

June 19th, Sun Valley Regional Park

June 26th, Virginia Lake Park

July 3, Rock Park

July 10, Bartley Ranch Regional Park

July 17, Oxbow Nature Study Area Trail

July 24, Wedekind Regional Park

July 31, Rancho San Rafael and May Museum Tour

August 7, Paradise Park 

August 14, Pah Rah Trail and Golden Eagle Sports Complex

August 21, Crystal Peak Park

August 28, Tom Cooke Trail

Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation (TMPF), based in Reno, Nevada, is an independent, nonprofit organization started in 2013 by members of the community committed to supporting parks within the geographic area known as Truckee Meadows. TMPF strives to enhance the quality of life for all citizens of the Truckee Meadows by ensuring the long-term sustainability and improvement of our parks. The Foundation accomplishes its mission by offering park-based educational and recreational programs designed to increase community-wide awareness, appreciation, and stewardship of Truckee Meadows parks. Through the Truckee Meadows Parks Endowment, the Foundation provides strategic financial support for new and existing park infrastructure and programs, and administers opportunities to support our parks in perpetuity through legacy gifts.

To learn more about Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation and our programs, please visit our website at www.tmparksfoundation.org or contact Nathan Daniel, Executive Director, at (775) 453-0698.

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