Nevada Farms & Families Pavilions

Located in the Rancho San Rafael Regional Park

Nevada Farms & Families is the name of the area formally known as the "Great Basin Adventure Area". Two beautifully covered picnic areas (Leghorn shown top, Brahma shown bottom) can be reserved within this more secluded area of Rancho San Rafael Park.

Leghorn PavilionBrahma Pavilion

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Facility Type: Small Picnic Area
Description: The Leghorn Pavilion (shown top) is located immediately to the left upon entering Nevada Farms & Families from the large double gate closest to the May Museum and Arboretum
The Brahma pavilion (shown bottom) is located farther down the pathway of the same entrance described for the Leghorn
Capacity:  Leghorn – 50  Brahma – 50
* 6 picnic tables at the Leghorn, 4 at the Brahma
* 1 charcoal grill (a propane grill can be brought in – no additional charcoal grills permitted.  Grill must remain on the concrete)
* No electricity available (Note:  No music or amplified sound permitted in the park)
* Playground
* Restrooms
* Water (no water based activities such as water balloons, dunk tanks, water balloon fights etc. are permitted in the park)
Additional Information:
* The Cancellation Policy is in effect when the reservation is made.  Please read the Terms and Conditions before making a reservation
* Reservations can be made one year in advance from the current date
* Reservations must be made at least 2 weeks in advance 
* Music or any amplified sound is not permitted in the Pavilion
* 1 portable amusement (bounce house) structure permitted – generator required
* Alcohol is not permitted at any reservable facility unless permitted through a Facility Use Permit
* Animals are not permitted in the pavilion
* Balloons permitted but must be anchored down and not popped or released in the park
* No tape, tacks, nails can be used for decorations
* No piñatas, glitter, confetti permitted
* No water games, dunk tanks or other water based activities allowed
* Vendor trucks are not permitted in the park without prior authorization.  If you would like your event catered by a vendor truck please contact Parks Reservations for rules and regulations
* Pavilions are reserved to one party per day
* Reserving party is responsible for bringing their own trash bags.  Trash is to be taken to the dumpster
* Your group is responsible for knowing and adhering to all Washoe County Park rules
Park Reservable Hours:
Open:  8am year round
Closed:  Winter 5pm, Spring 7pm, Summer 9pm, Fall 7pm
Fee Information:
2020-2021 Facility Use Fee
$90.00/day for groups up to 100
$150.00 refundable cleaning/security deposit
To make a reservation by phone with a credit card, contact Parks Reservations at (775) 823-6501 or in person by check or money order at 1001 E 9th Street, Bldg A, 2nd Floor. 
Note:  Checks will not be accepted less than 30 days to the event.
Contact Information:
Ranger Office: (775) 785-4512
Reservations: (775) 823-6501