Reno's Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is a 570 acre park in North Reno located at 1502 Washington Street. 775-785-4319 The Park includes acres of grassy fields, wetlands, natural areas, picnic shelters, nature and walking trails, playground, and huge dog park. Rancho San Rafael Park is home to the Wilbur D. May Center, which includes the May Museum, May Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Great Basin Adventure, and a restored ranch house that can be rented for events and meetings. Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is home to the Great Reno Balloon Race and the Reno-Tahoe Blues Fest. http://www.washoecounty.us/parks/
The Great Basin Adventure area is fun area specially designed for children of all ages. You are invited to explore Wilbur's Ranch complete with pony rides and a petting barn or ride our Log Flume Ride, a perfect treat for hot summer days. Don't forget to visit the Discovery Room where we encourage our little guests to touch everything, our dinosaur play park, gold panning area and lots more.The Great Basin Adventure is a seasonal operation open for Memorial Day Weekend, and open for the season once the traditional schools are out for the summer.