About Reno

Welcome to Reno

Welcome to the Reno region

Nestled along the Truckee River a few miles from the California border is the Biggest Little City in the World (along with our neighbor, Sparks).  Surrounded on all sides by 8,000-ft+ peaks and sitting at around 4750-ft itself, our city of 250,000 people is known by another name “the adventure place,” which is why we are all here!

People come to Reno because they enjoy the outdoors, bustling nightlife, education, and carefree old west lifestyle.  Where else can you hit the slopes, work on your loops, grab a cold Sierra Nevada from the tap house at the competition hole, shoot some craps, and get your groove on to the best musical acts in the world all in one day?  Only Reno

Within a three hour drive you can get to every Class I-V+ run in the Sierra Nevada.  With the two play parks available in town, several Class II sections and the Class IV gorge, the Truckee is awesome for when you want to stay close or just have an hour to get your boat wet.  The American and Feather rivers are just over two hours away and release water year around for great playboating and creeking.  Famous runs like South Silver and Fordyce are a little over an hour away.  With several current and former world freestyle champions in residence you never know who you will be sharing the eddy with.

Recent News and Info

Truckee River Clean Up Sept 30

September 24th, 2017 Contributed by: noahsplash

The cleanup will run from 9AM-12PM over 17 sites throughout Reno and Sparks (some of those sites are in-river and one is UNR students only, but those aren’t listed on our volunteer page yet).
Also, people who volunteer for this cleanup are invited to the post-cleanup volunteer appreciation BBQ (12:30pm-3pm). Our project leaders will tell the volunteers details ... Read More →

Final Reno HTTD of 2017

June 22nd, 2017 Contributed by: noahsplash

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The final Reno hometown throwdown of 2017 went down yesterday evening at Rock Park in Sparks, NV.  We had a good showing of local boaters who all did two runs of the timed playboat race we set up.  At the current flow 3,000 cfs, Rock Park has a great rodeo hole and a big green ... Read More →

Reno HTTD #4

June 8th, 2017 Contributed by: noahsplash

Bad Weather Wed made it’s return this week with cool winds, clouds, and some rain drops.  Even so we had a great time surfing the competition wave at the Reno Whitewater Park.  Flows have finally come down to the normal peak flow range of around 3-4,000 cfs instead of 6,000 cfs it has been for ... Read More →


 

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