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Situated along the Sierra Nevada Mountains in northwestern Nevada, Washoe County is a great place for those who enjoy being outdoors. This area is the place to be year-round: Skiing, mountain climbing, hiking, and fishing are just a few of the activities residents of this diverse region enjoy. Washoe County is home to several beautiful parks that range from desert outcroppings to soaring mountain peaks.
With a wild and tumultuous past, Washoe County has many unique locations waiting for modern-day explorers. The Historic Verdi Schoolhouse is a historic landmark across from the Verdi School Park, while Rancho San Rafael Regional Park offers 600 acres to explore. It is also home to the Wilbur D. May Museum, the Wilbur May Center, and the May Arboretum and Botanical Garden. The historic Bowers Mansion, located at Bowers Mansion Regional Park, features the 1864 mansion that was the home of a silver tycoon. Each of the mansion’s 16 rooms is furnished with Victorian antiques. The park surrounding the impressive mansion offers a seasonal pool, a playground, and picnic areas.
Reno, the seat of Washoe County, is a small city with big entertainment value. Casinos line the tourist-filled streets, and neon lights dazzle in the night sky. Not far from Lake Tahoe, Reno residents and visitors enjoy the plethora of ski resorts in the region. Tourism is a huge industry in the area, and many shops and restaurants cater to the area’s visitors. The University of Nevada, Reno opened in 1886 and is the oldest university in Nevada. It is a fast-growing school with a focus on mining, engineering, business, and agriculture.
While skiing and snowboarding are the sports the Lake Tahoe region is famous for, summer brings many additional outdoor adventures, such as windsurfing on Washoe Lake, biking along the many bike paths, fishing, camping, hiking, and swimming.
Washoe County includes the city of Sparks and several small communities, including Sun Valley, Washoe City, Wadsworth, Spanish Springs, Pleasant Valley, Cold Springs, Lemmon Valley-Golden Valley, and Incline Village-Crystal Bay.