Hi, we're the  Parks Foundation!

We're the worker bees found in that little office in Idlewild Park across from the California Building. We are grant writers, program developers, student educators, trail guides, AmeriCorps members, and above all, park lovers! Feel free to stop in our office with questions, concerns, ideas, or simply to say hello. You will get many hellos in return!

Snowshoeing in the Sierras

Snowshoeing in the Sierras: Finding peace in a new sport with an old friend. Convincing my friends across the country to make the trek to visit me in Reno-Tahoe is a lot easier when the skies are blue and the ground is covered in white, fluffy snow. Rewind to last year in February 2018: my best friend Nicole traveled to the Great Basin for the first time, and to say she was in awe of the landscape is an understatement. Having my adventure buddy around again meant we were about to catch up on some long-overdue outdoor fun! Both Nicole and I were born and raised in New Jersey, but we grew up with an outrageous enthusiasm for the outdoors. We also share a love of learning new things and have a

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