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6800 Pembroke Dr, Reno, NV 89502, USA

Rosewood Nature Study Area

Park Description:

The Rosewood Nature Study Area is a 220-acre City of Reno owned restoration area and public-access natural space that is leased and operated by the Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation. The Nature Study Area hosts an ongoing project restoring a decomissioned golf course into a functioning Great Basin wetland habitat. The trails here are open 8:00am to 4:00pm on Mondays, and 8:00am to 7:00pm Tuesday through Saturday, featuring a visitor center open between 9:00am and 6:00pm Tuesday through Saturday.

Park Amenities:

Trails, a visitor center, educational activities, and tables/benches.

Park Contact Information:

Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation (775) 410-1702

Park Highlights

Park History

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References & Further Info:

  • Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation - Rosewood Nature Study Area

  • Advertisement: The Estates. (1991, July 8). Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 32.

  • Anderson, T. (1979, September 22). Lewis Homes: Building what people can buy. Reno Evening Gazette , p. 7A.

  • Arriving settlers found many businesses. (2004, June 4). Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 65.

  • Boynton funeral is largely attended. (1915, February 5). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 7.

  • Brenn, C. (1991, January 6). Blasting a path for new homes. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. B1.

  • Cal Neva appeals expansion denial to Reno Council. (1978, October 21). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 13.

  • Capurro, E. G. (1973, August 5). Recent sale recalls history of pioneer Truckee Meadows ranch. Nevada State Journal , p. 36.

  • Cartwright, M. (1985, July 11). Golf course developers ain for '88 tee off. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 1C.

  • Citizen committee formed. (1978, December 18). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 24.

  • Death of a pioneer. (1903, October 12). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 4.

  • Forty years ago today. (1932, June 1). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 4.

  • Frank, B. (1986, August 4). Warehouse kings build empire. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 1E.

  • Gold Hill's first child dies on the coast. (1937, February 5). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 16.

  • Golf names apply at Hidden Valley. (1957, November 15). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 13.

  • Honey-dew hay. (1884, July 17). Daily Nevada State Journal , p. 3.

  • John W. Boynton pioneer family member passes. (1962, August 27). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 10.

  • Lundahl, M. (1988, October 25). Council OKs golf course project. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 2C.

  • McClary, R. (1990, June 6). Water aplenty for turf at new Reno golf course. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 3B.

  • Mobile home dweller: welcome or unwanted? (1972, April 11). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 22.

  • Murray, C. (2016, August 21). The merky future of local golf. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 4C.

  • Obituary: Bessie Jones Ellis. (1972, November 25). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 13.

  • Obituary: Mres. Jane Jones. (1915, January 12). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 1.

  • Obituary: Lester Jones. (1957, December 2). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 11.

  • Old timer says. (1930, October 2). Nevada State Journal , p. 4.

  • Proposed Truckee Meadows Nature Study Area. (n.d.). Retrieved April 8, 2020, from Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation:

  • Sloan, J. (1986, September 21). Golf course stirs environmental worries. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 24A.

  • Trent, J. (1991, June 13). Rosewood Lakes hopoes to be the 'people's course'. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 3D.

  • Trent, J. (1991, July 14). Unassuming holes contain subtle danger. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 4D.

  • Twenty-five years ago. (1929, October 28). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 4.

  • Voyles, S. (1990, March 19). New name suits golf course to a tee. Reno Gazette-Journal , p. 3B.

  • W. D. Calligan dies suddenly. (1925, October 19). Reno Evening Gazette , p. 8.


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Last Updated:

May 28, 2023 at 2:53:33 PM

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