300 Howard Dr, Sparks, NV 89434
Sparks Marina is a 109-acre, ADA-accesible Sparks park with restrooms. The park features a 2-mile loop walking trail and the 77-acre Helms Lake with two beaches and a fishing pier. Park hours are 6 a.m.-10 p.m.
Playground, volleyball courts, pathways, bike paths, dog park, picnic area, canopies, and tables/benches.
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References & Further Info:
Self Guided Hiking Page.
City of Sparks Park Map.
Sparks Marina Park Map.
City of Sparks: Details about Sparks Marina can be found here.
Nevada Department of Wildlife: Sparks Marina Pond.
Backyard Traveler by Rich Moreno: “The Gravel Pit That Became a Lake.”
New to Reno: “Sparks Marina Park and Helms Lake.”
City of Sparks YouTube Video: Sparks Marina.
Haley McGuire (history, ammenities, etc.)