Thomas Creek Park
12875 Thomas Creek Road, Reno (click here to view a map)
Park Ranger Office: (775) 849-2511
Beautiful vistas of the Truckee Meadows and the Carson Range are attractions at this neighborhood park. Located on Thomas Creek Road off of Zolezzi Lane, you will find grassy open areas which climb up the hillside. Facilities include tennis, volleyball and basketball courts, a children's playground area, individual picnic areas, a paved pathway throughout and several benches for relaxing.
Thomas Creek History
Fishing was good on Thomas Creek in the old days. It was reported in 1894 that two men left one afternoon from Reno to “flirt with the finny tribe” (i.e. go fishing) in Thomas Creek and would be back the next day. More recently in 2018, an old timer to the area, Thomasson, recalls that before all the homes were built in the area, blue herons and a beaver colony were a common site along Thomas Creek.
Activities: Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Photography, Picnicing, Playground, Junior Ranger Program