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Park Hours

Washoe County park hours vary with the season. A general rule of thumb is that, unless otherwise posted, parks are open from 8:00 a.m. to sunset.

Summer (Friday of Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day):                 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Fall (Day after Labor Day to Fall Time Change):                                8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Winter (Fall Time Change to Spring Time Change):                           8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Spring (Spring Time Change to the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend):                                                                                   8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.


NOTE: Rancho San Rafael Regional Park changes hours approximately every two weeks during the spring (Spring Time Change to the Friday of Memorial Day weekend). Look for posting of park hours for updates.


The Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is open during Rancho San Rafael Regional Park hours. Admission to the Arboretum is free. For information about special events and volunteer opportunities at the Arboretum, please visit


Hours for the Wilbur D. May Museum in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park vary depending on exhibits and special events. For details, please visit


Washoe County’s Regional Shooting Facility, located at 21555 Pyramid Highway, approximately 22 miles north of McCarran.

Summer hours (from the Spring Time Change to the Fall Time Change) are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Friday through Monday.

Winter hours (from the Fall Time Change to the Spring Time Change) are 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

There will be a half hour break from 12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. during which the firing line will be cleared for safety purposes. The range is closed on all County observed holidays.


Hours for Parks Administration and Reservations, located at the Washoe County Complex at 1001 East 9th Street, Building A- 2nd floor, are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Reservations Office phone number is (775) 823-6501.


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

Rancho San Rafael:                                                 (775) 785-4512

Bartley Ranch Regional Park:                                    (775) 828-6612

Lazy 5 Regional Park:                                              (775) 424-1866

North Valley Regional Park:                                       (775) 971-8566

Regional Shooting Facility:                                        (775) 475-2991

Galena Creek Regional Park:                                     (775) 849-2511

Davis Creek Regional Park and Campground:              (775) 849-0684

Bowers Mansion Regional Park:                                  (775) 849-1825