General Park Information:
Saddlehorn Park is a 22-acre Reno park with a restroom.
As of 2019, the playground has been removed from Saddlehorn park. However, this park still has a lot to offer including restrooms, a half basketball court, a tennis court, a volleyball court, a group picnic area, and paved walking paths.
Here is a link to Saddlehorn Park on Washoe County's website.
Saddlehorn Park provides outdoor recreation opportunities for residents in Southeast Reno, in particular the Saddlehorn neighborhood. This neighborhood was approved by Washoe County commissioners in 1988 to be built on a 508-acre parcel of land; the grand opening was in the summer of 1989.
Submission Box for Personal Stories/Photos:
Do you have personal photographs or stories about this park and are willing share your memories with your community?
If you have a photo 10 years or older of this park, they could potentially be used in an exhibit in our traveling Parks Rephotography Project photo collection! How exciting to have your memories on display! Click here to learn more.
Typical Flora and Fauna:
The following are a few of our favorite highlights.
See the community submission section below to view additional wildlife sightings found at this park, and submit you own favorite naturalist sightings on iNaturalist!
Community Stories and Photos:
To learn more about volunteering for this Project, click here.
Enjoy history? Then consider volunteering as a History Researcher today!
Like plants and animals? Then volunteer as our Biodiversity Researcher!
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Bremner, (1992, September 21). Mount Rose corridor set for major development. RGJ.
Bremner, (1992, September 21). Proposed center could set precedent. RGJ
Bremner, (1992, September 23). Washoe County commissioners OK Galena Crossing shopping center. RGJ.
Gordon, (1993, December 11). Saddlehorn. RGJ.
Hansen, (1990, March 24). 2 South Reno subdivisions worth noting. RGJ.
Mitchell, (1988, November 23). Commissioners OK subdivision. RGJ.
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Newest Reno development saddles up. (1989, August 12). RGJ.
Opinion Page: Country planners - The right decision. (1994, January 4). RGJ.
Plan for highway over Mt. Rose discussed. (1920, February 2). REG.
Special fire patrol near Galena Creek. (1922, July 13). REG.