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12875 Thomas Creek Rd, Reno, NV 89511

Thomas Creek Park

Park Description:

Thomas Creek Park is a 6-acre Washoe County park without restrooms. The park offers beautiful views of the Truckee Meadows and the Carson Range.

Park Amenities:

Playground, tennis court, basketball court, volleyball court, picnic area, walking paths, and benches.

Park Highlights

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Park History

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References & Further Info:

  • Washoe County Parks and Open Space - Thomas Creek Park

  • Truckee River and Watershed Information at One Truckee River.

  • Reno Gazette Journal Article: “Accident” June 16, 1876.

  • Reno Gazette Journal Article: “Thomas’ Canyon: A Ride Through the Oldest Part of Nevada.” July 22, 1879. (pg. 3).

  • Reno Gazette Journal Article: November 23, 1977.

  • Reno Gazette Journal Article: “Advertisement” October 6, 1978.

  • Reno Gazette Journal Article: June 4, 1987.

  • Reno Gazette Journal Article: “Notice to Contractors.” January 24, 1991. (pg. 22).

  • Nevada State Journal Article: “Abraham Banta, Respondent, vs L.C. Savage, Appellant.” June 29, 1877 (pg. 3).

  • Nevada State Journal Article: “One Hundred Dollars Reward.” Dalton, P. November 3, 1893. (p. 2).

  • NextDoor App. Local History. “Mt Ranch area of Reno, Nevada.” Thomasson, B. November 3, 2018.

  • Interview of Brown, A. Park Ranger II. September 25, 2018. (J. Richardson, Interviewer).

Contributor(s):

Jill Richardson (history)

Haley McGuire

Alex Shahbazi

Last Updated:

April 20, 2021, 4:28:11 AM