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3415 Idlewild Dr, Reno, NV 89509

Crissie Caughlin Park

Park Description:

Crissie Caughlin Park is a 3-acre Reno park with year-round restrooms. The park is located along the Truckee River.

Park Amenities:

Playground, horseshoe area, bike path, pathwyas, picnic shelter, barbeque area, and tables/benches.

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Park History

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References & Further Info:

  • City of Reno Parks & Facilities Directory - Crissie Caughlin Park

  • Barber, D. H. (n.d.). Caughlin Ranch House. Retrieved March 22, 2021, from Reno Historical: http://renohistorical.org/items/show/165

  • Bath, A. (1998, October 11). Volunteers help finsih up Champions of Truckee project. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 28.

  • Beffort, B. (1998, September 25). Verdi to Vista - The dream, a step at a time. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 96.

  • Bike path complete. (1997, September 1). Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 16.

  • Bledsoe, B. (n.d.). History. Retrieved March 19, 2021, from Tahoe-Pyramid Trail: https://tahoepyramidtrail.org/home/history-of-the-tahoe-pyramid-trail/

  • Bremner, F. (1994, September 17). Anonymouse donor extends bike path. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 1.

  • Caughlin Ranch Homeowners Association. (n.d.). Retrieved March 19, 2021, from Caughlin Ranch Homeowners Association: caughlinhoa.com

  • City considering park proposals. (1972, October 4). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 33.

  • City expanding bike path. (1996, July 8). Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 13.

  • Conway, J. (May 2017). Park Master Plan - Crissie Caughlin Park. Reno: Reno Parks and Recreation Department.

  • Cox, J. (2013, Winter). Building the McCarran Loop. Historic Reno Preservation Society: Footprints , p. 4.

  • Doran, S. (n.d.). Trial history. Retrieved March 19, 2021, from Tahoe-Pyramid Trail: https://tahoepyramidtrail.org/home/history-of-the-tahoe-pyramid-trail/

  • Grady, S. (1998, September 11). 'Building around nature' motivated developers. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 101.

  • Grady, S. (1998, March 13). Take a hike. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 45.

  • Harmon, M. (2004, Spring). Bringing water to the Truckee Meadows, the ditches. Historic Reno Preservation Society Footprints , p. 2.

  • Long time Reno resident dies. (1955, August 3). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 13.

  • Munkelt, D. (2015). Truckee River Irrigation Ditches. Reno.

  • Myers, L. (1985, October 5). Heifers hoof it through southwest Reno neighborhood. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 1.

  • Obituary: Syrene C. Seagrave. (1986, May 25). Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 57.

  • Our town. (1997, July 19). Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 15.

  • Sundstrand, J. K. (2004, Summer). When ditches became urban. Nevada Historical Society Quarterly , p. 113.

  • Tahoe-Pyramid Trail. (n.d.). Retrieved March 18, 2021, from Tahoe-Pyramid Trail: tahoepyramidtrail.org

  • Truckee River. (n.d.). Retrieved March 19, 2021, from Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Truckee_River

  • Trudell, M. (2003, December 5). How our past explains our present. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 108.

  • University Arboretum: Manzanita Lake. (n.d.). Retrieved March 20, 2021, from University of Nevada, Reno: https://www.unr.edu/arboretum/areas-of-interest/manzanita-lake

  • Voyles, S. (1999, October 18). Missing link in plan needs money, land. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 11.

  • Voyles, S. (1998, February 23). Zoning plan could affect businesses. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 25.

Contributor(s):

Jill Richardson (history)

Haley McGuire

Alex Shahbazi

Last Updated:

April 20, 2021, 4:38:16 AM