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4385 Loreto Ln, Reno, NV 89502

Donner Party Park

Park Description:

Donner Party Park is a 1-acre Reno park without restrooms.

Park Amenities:

Grassy area and trees.

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Park History

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References & Further Info:

  • City of Reno Parks & Facilities Directory - Donner Party Park

  • (1959, May 14). Airplane warning beacon status is under study , p. 19.

  • American eagle patrol convenes. (1940, January 23). Nevada State Journal , p. 2.

  • Beacon land offer is made. (1959, May 2). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 16.

  • Beacon site owner tells his story. (1956, May 18). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 11.

  • Biederman, E. (1975, November 7). Hilltop Reno hotel proposed. Reno Evening Gazette , p. 1.

  • Capurro opposes Rattlesnake hotel plan. (1973, June 20). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 5.

  • Chamber's ski report for Sierra Nevada area. (1959, February 13). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 10.

  • DeLong, J. (2000, October 20). Bond to fund library and open space. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 39.

  • Frank Mullen, J. (1996, October 20). Controversy surrounds pioneers' path. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 20.

  • Frank Mullen, J. (2000, September 17). Judge blocks changes to pioneer trail markers. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 27.

  • Frank Mullen, J. (2000, September 22). Judge continues ban on changing trail markers. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 20.

  • Frank Mullen, J. (1998, June 16). Landmark may sprout homes in future. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 21.

  • Frank Mullen, J. (2000, August 28). Pioneer diaries refute group's theories on local history. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 23.

  • Galloway, P. (1983, July 28). Bit of Nevada history victim of area growth. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 33.

  • Macias, S. (1979, November 26). People pay, but do they care if parks don't materialize. Reno Evening Gazette , p. 23.

  • Mountain hotel proposal clarified. (1975, November 8). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 15.

  • Mountain lions destroyed near Reno's city limits. (1956, June 28). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 21.

  • Nickles, J. (1985, November 13). Council OKs Rattlesnake project. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 31.

  • Nickles, J. (1985, October 3). History wins, develoers lose: Panel nixes Rattlesnake project. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 1C.

  • Nickles, J. (1985, October 27). Second 'Donner Party' fights developers. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 61.

  • Norris, M. (1985, November 30). Rattlesnake Mountain offering: Dig deeply. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 16.

  • Obituaries: Carman Temple Short. (2002, October 22). Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 16.

  • Plan to cut down hill for gravel proposed. (1977, February 7). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 15.

  • Reed, M. (1973, June 21). Rattlesnake Mountain hotel plans 'not definite'. Reno Evening Gazette , p. 17.

  • Ski slide blossoms on barren Reno hill. (1958, December 18). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 21.

  • Tune, H. (2002, January 27). Dispute continues over pioneer trail markers. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 22.

  • Voyles, S. (2000, October 20). Plan calls for new skate rink, northwest parks. REno Gazette-Journal , p. 16.

  • Wagon ruts in Hidden Valley. (2009, August 30). Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 99.

  • Wagons reach Truckee Meadows. (1996, October 20). Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 25.

  • White, L. (1972, March 3). Tannenbaum ski slope. Reno Evening Gazette , p. 38.

Contributor(s):

Jill Richardson (history)

Haley McGuire

Alex Shahbazi

Last Updated:

May 10, 2021, 11:57:07 PM