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4980 Susan Lee Circle Rd, New Washoe City, NV 89704

Wilson Commons Park

Park Description:

Wilson Commons Park is a Washoe County park without restrooms. The park contains 5-acres of historic ranch outbuildings, 20-acres of irrigated pasture, and several acres of developed parkland.

Park Amenities:

Picnic area, horseshoes, volleyball, tennis court, fishing pond, benches, and a historic barn and ranch buildings that are over 100-years old.

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Park History

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Want To Learn More?

References & Further Info:

  • Washoe County Parks and Open Space - Wilson Commons Park

  • Nevada Department of Wildlife: Wilson Commons Pond

  • 100 years ago - 1873. (1973, August 3). Nevada State Journal, p. 5.

  • B. (1895, June 8). Flush times in Washoe. Weekly Nevada State Journal, p. 4.

  • Carlson, H. S. (1974). Nevada Place Names. Reno: University of Nevada Press.

  • Flumes. (1878, May 23). Reno Evening Gazette, p. 2.

  • McGee, W. a. (2004). The Divorce Seekers. St. Helena, California: BMC Publications.

  • Personal. (1878, May 23). Reno Evening Gazette, p. 2.

  • The best things in life are still free. (1998, June 21). Reno Gazette-Journal, p. 9B.

  • Voyles, S. (2000, March 21). Restored Washoe farm may become national landmark. Reno Gazette-Journal, p. 1C.

  • Washoe Co’s agricultural lands and products. (1881, December 17). Weekly Nevada State Journal, p.4.

  • Washoe County - No. 6. (1873, February 1). Nevada State Journal, p. 2.

  • Washoe County Commission. (1993, March 5). Reno Gazette-Journal, p. 3D.

  • Wood. (1873, July 29). Gold Hill Daily News, p. 3.

Contributor(s):

Jill Richardson (history)

Haley McGuire

Alex Shahbazi

Last Updated:

May 11, 2021, 2:51:28 AM