The Idlewild Park train is one of Reno’s most popular family attractions. Train rides for the 2017 season begin on Saturday, March 18, just in time for the Washoe County School District spring break.

From March 18 through April 2, the train will be open for rides daily from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Following spring break, it runs on weekends only through Memorial Day weekend, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The fare is $2 per person, cash only. Kids 2 and under ride free on an adult lap.

After Memorial Day, the Idlewild Park train will run every day except Mondays from May 30 through September 4, 2017. It will, however, operate on the Mondays of Memorial Day and Labor Day. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends.

Winter on Galena Creek

January 24, 2017

Winter at Galena Creek, Reno, Nevada, NV.

It’s been cold at Galena Creek this winter. Photo © Stan White

Truckee River flooding

January 10, 2017

Winter at Galena Creek, Reno, Nevada, NV.

Truckee River flooding at Wingfield Park in Reno, Nevada – 1/9/17. Photo © Stan White