Saddlehorn Park

General Park Information:

Saddlehorn Park is a 22-acre Reno park with a restroom.


Amenities Include: 

As of 2019, the playground has been removed from Saddlehorn park. However, this park still has a lot to offer including restrooms, a half basketball court, a tennis court, a volleyball court, a group picnic area, and paved walking paths.

Here is a link to Saddlehorn Park on Washoe County's website.

Saddlehorn Park

Saddlehorn Park:

Saddlehorn Park provides outdoor recreation opportunities for residents in Southeast Reno, in particular the Saddlehorn neighborhood. This neighborhood was approved by Washoe County commissioners in 1988 to be built on a 508-acre parcel of land and had it's grand opening in the summer of 1989.

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Submit Your Park Stories and Photos

Do you have personal photographs or stories about this park and are willing to share your memories with your community? Stories and photos can be recent adventures in the park, old memories of what the park used to be like, or fond remembrances of what this park has meant to you in the past. Sharing your photographs and memories will help to build our shared history of these important public places.

 

Click here to upload your photos and/or stories!

 

biodiversity

Typical Flora and Fauna

The following are a few of our favorite highlights. 

See the community submission section below to view additional wildlife sightings found at this park, and submit you own favorite naturalist sightings on iNaturalist!

Flora:

Highlights:

What plants have you seen here?

Fauna:

Highlights:

What animals have you seen here?

Submission Box for Biodiversity Sightings:  

Click here to document your own biodiversity observations from this park on iNaturalist.

Any observations noted along the Truckee River, please share with the 

Truckee River Guide project here.  

 

community submissions

Biodiversity Submissions:

Community Stories and Photos:

Your Name

Saddlehorn Park

Tell us your stories about this park or share your photographs to add to the growing record of our shared park history! 

Your Name

Saddlehorn Park

Tell us your stories about this park or share your photographs to add to the growing record of our shared park history! 

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Saddlehorn Park

Tell us your stories about this park or share your photographs to add to the growing record of our shared park history! 

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volunteer highlights

Saddlehorn Park History Researcher

Jill Richardson

Jill is the History Researcher for this park. She has dedicated time to research and document the history of the Saddlehorn Park and region. Thank you Jill for your commitment to our parks and historic preservation!

  • Adams, (1989, August 20). Reno's dream weavers. Reno Gazette-Journal (RGJ)

  • advertisement, (1989, August 5). RGJ.

  • Advertisement, (1993, August 28). RGJ.

  • Bremner, (1992, September 21). Mount Rose corridor set for major development. RGJ.

  • Bremner, (1992, September 21). Proposed center could set precedent. RGJ

  • Bremner, (1992, September 23). Washoe County commissioners OK Galena Crossing shopping center. RGJ.

  • Gordon, (1993, December 11). Saddlehorn. RGJ.

  • Hansen, (1990, March 24). 2 South Reno subdivisions worth noting. RGJ.

  • Mitchell, (1988, November 23). Commissioners OK subdivision. RGJ. 

  • Nelson says road to lake would cost $20,000. (1919, August 5). Reno Evening Gazette (REG).

  • Newest Reno development saddles up. (1989, August 12). RGJ.

  • Opinion Page: Country planners - The right decision. (1994, January 4). RGJ.

  • Plan for highway over Mt. Rose discussed. (1920, February 2). REG.

  • Special fire patrol near Galena Creek. (1922, July 13). REG. 

 

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