Park Hours

Washoe County park hours vary with the season. Unless otherwise posted, parks are open from 8:00 a.m. to sunset. Anyone in a park outside of normal operating hours without a special use permit (building reservation, field use permit, or other) is trespassing.

Spring:  8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

(First day of Spring time change to the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend)

Summer8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

(Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day)

Fall8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

(Day after Labor Day to Fall time change)

Winter*8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

(Fall time change to Spring time change)

*Rancho San Rafael Regional Park and Hidden Valley Regional Park extend hours as the days grow longer during the winter season.  Look for posting of park hours for updates.


Updated information about park hours is also included on the voice mail messages of our regional parks:

Rancho San Rafael Regional Park: (775) 785-4512
Bartley Ranch Regional Park: (775) 828-6612
Lazy 5 Regional Park: (775) 424-1866
Galena Creek Regional Park: (775) 849-2511
Davis Creek Regional Park and Campground: (775) 849-0684
Bowers Mansion Regional Park: (775) 849-1825