Trail

Downtown Reno River Walk

Reno, NV
Length: 2.00 mi.
Type: Out & Back

About This Trail

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Our group has hiked the Friday Coffee Walk here since February 2017. We start at the Hub Coffee Roasters (Dorinda’s Chocolate shop is also here), then stroller and or carrier walk on a paved path along the Truckee River to Idlewild Park for playground fun and a return walk back. In the spring and summer there is a kids train for a couple dollars that rides around the pond near the playground.

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Trail Features

Seasons Fall, Spring, Summer, and Winter
Surface type Paved
Elevation gain 10 ft.
Carrier needed Yes
Stroller friendly Yes
ADA accessible Yes
Water fountains No
Bathrooms No
Cell reception Excellent
Pet friendly Yes
Nearby convenience store Yes
Camping Nearby No
Emergency support
within 5 miles
Yes

Trail highlights

Bike Trails, Creek / River, Lake, Natural Play Area, Picnic Area, Playground, Shaded Hike, Shelter, and Wildlife Viewing

Lots of birds on the river and man made lake and ponds, natural play area in the big grass fields and sensory garden adjacent to Idlewild Park, covered shade structure in playground and shaded grass picnic area at playground spring-summer-fall. This is a great place to ride bikes with kid trailers on the however it is along the river so young children not advised to bike if they have limited control.

Fee & Parking Details

Fee : $0.00

The hub Coffee Roasters has a free parking lot (2 hour parking for patrons suggested). There’s free street parking and free parking at Idlewild Park too.

Trail Contributor

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Christine’s first hike it baby hike was when her daughter was only 4 months old. The hike was a fall leaves theme at an arboretum with toddlers rolling in leaves and parents taking pictures to capture those special memories.

After just one hike, the branch needed a new ambassador and she jumped at the opportunity because she knew the commitment and responsibility was what she really needed to keep it up (it’s hard to get out of the house!)

 

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Getting There

I get off at the Virginia Street exit and drive South towards the Truckee River on Sierra Street, you can turn right onto First street and the Hub Coffee Roasters is a wooden building and lawn with outside seating across from the River.