Galena Creek Regional Park
18350 Mt. Rose Highway (click to view a map)
Park Ranger: (775) 849-2511
This park is popular year-round. In the summer, enjoy hiking in the Sierra along Galena, Jones and White's Creeks; in the winter visit the park for cross-country skiing and snow shoeing.
Nestled in a forested area on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, Galena Creek Park is seven miles up the Mt. Rose Highway from the intersection with U.S. 395. Galena Creek flows through the park creating separate north and south portions of the park. Campfire programs, ranger-led hikes, and exhibits in the Galena Creek Visitor's Center add to the diversity of the park. The park offers fishing at Marilyn's Pond and reservable facilities like the Galena Fish Hatchery and an outdoor education camp called Camp We Ch Me. Reservable building and picnic pavilions.
Call the ranger office at (775) 849-2511 for more park information.
Call the Parks Administration office at (775) 823-6501 for building and picnic pavilion reservations.
Activities: Barbecue Areas Bird Watching Snowshoeing Fishing Hiking Horse Trails Horseshoe Pits Kitchens Outdoor Stages Picnic Areas Reservable Picnic Area(s) Trail Heads Walking Trails
Facilities: Bearmat Picnic Manzanita Picnic Jones Creek Fish Hatchery Camp WeChMe other All Picnic Pavilions