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1950 Steamboat Pkwy, Reno, NV 89521

Damonte Ranch Park

Park Description:

Damonte Ranch Park is an 8-acre Reno park with year-round restrooms.

Park Amenities:

Playground, basketball court, walking paths, picnic shelter, barbeque area, and tables/benches.

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Park History

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Want To Learn More?

References & Further Info:

  • City of Reno Parks & Facilities Directory - Damonte Ranch Park

  • A Steamboat in the Desert. (2010). Retrieved from Healthy Beginnings Magazine: https://www.hbmag.com/a-steamboat-in-the-desert/

  • Brown, H. (1968). A County Called Washoe.

  • Davis, S. P. (1913). History of Nevada, volume 2.

  • Hummel, N. (1888). General History and Resources of Washoe County, Nevada.

  • Moreno, R. (2015). A Short History of Reno, 2nd edition.

  • New Southeast Reno. (2008). Reno Gazette Journal .

  • Protect Mustangs. (2012). Retrieved from Historic Virginia City wild horses going to auction: http://protectmustangs.org/?p=2765

  • Roccapriore, C. (2007, September 17). Construction under way at site of Damonte neighborhood park. Reno Gazette Journal .

  • Spillman, B. (2018, January 30). Nevada could give away nearly 3,000 free-range horses in May. Reno Gazette Journal .

  • Steamboat Springs - Historical Marker #198. (2018). Nevada Historical Markers .

  • Steamboat Springs. (2018). Retrieved from Nevada State Preservation Office: http://shpo.nv.gov/nevadas-historical-markers/historical-markers/steamboat-springs

  • Voyage of the Continents: North America (2013). [Motion Picture].

  • Walton-Buchanan, H. (2015, Winter). The Peleg Brown / Louis Damonte Ranch. FootPrints by Historic Reno Preservation Society .

Contributor(s):

Jill Richardson (history)

Haley McGuire

Alex Shahbazi

Last Updated:

April 20, 2021, 4:37:27 AM