Bird-Watching & Refuges

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Reno Area Bird Refuges

Bird Watching in Reno

Reno's many wetlands and natural preserves create an inviting environment for more than 200 species of birds -- creating a bird watching paradise.


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Dayton State Park

P.O. Box 1478 Dayton, NV     (775) 687-5678

The Park is located in the town of Dayton, one of Nevada's first permanent settlements.   The Carson River flows through the park and offers fishing and bird watching.  

Wilbur D. May Arboretum & Botanical Garden

1595 North Sierra Street Reno, NV      (775) 785-4153

From spring's incomparable flower show to autumn's grand leaf display, watch the ever-changing beauty of the garden. Located between the May Museum and the Great Basin Adventure, the garden is open during park hours year round.

Washoe Lake State Park between Carson City and Reno

4855 East Lake Blvd., Carson City, NV     (775) 687-4319

Nestled in the heart of scenic Washoe Valley, visitors will find sweeping views of the Sierra Nevada and the Carson Range.  Park activities include: nature study, bird watching, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, windsurfing, water skiing, catamaran sailing, jet skiing and fishing. 

A campground with forty-nine sites are open year round and available on a first come first serve basis. Several sites can hold RV's up to 45 feet in length.  Sorry, no hookups. A dump station is available. 

Other park features include: boat launches, group use area, day-use picnic sites and equestrian trailhead are also available.



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