Smoke-Free Environments (Lodging/Bars)



With a large volume of visitors and new residents coming to Reno/Sparks/Tahoe, it has become increasingly important to provide a healthy environment for both residents and visitors who want to experience the town and its many amenities free of harmful substances.

See Washoe County's Smoke-Free lodging here or use the map below to view by location

Did you know?
  • In a society where smoking rates are decreasing, more travelers would appreciate staying in a hotel/motel free of secondhand and thirdhand smoke found in carpets, walls, and bedding.
  • In 2015, the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority reported that 37% of visitors had overnight accommodations at a non-gaming hotel/motel or rental/timeshare compared to staying at a Reno Downtown Commercial Gaming hotel.
  • Per the NCIAA, certain exemptions have been passed to allow smoking in casinos, stand-alone bars that do not allow minors, and outdoor areas of restaurants, limiting leisure and activities for those who want to be in a smoke-free environment.

See Washoe County's Smoke-Free bars here or use the map below to view by location

Contact Us

If you are interested in learning more about smoke free and vape free environments, receiving help in adopting a policy, or using signs for your business, please contact the Washoe County Health District, Chronic Disease Prevention Program at: 775-328-2466 or

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Last modified on 07/11/2019