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Carson City area parks

Carson River Park

Take Carson River Road to the Carson River. Handicap accessible fishing pier, decomposed granite walking paths, river access area, trailhead parking lot. Enclosed portable toilets available from April through November.

Carson City Fairgrounds

601 Old Clear Creek Road, near Highway 395. Exhibit Hall with complete kitchen facilities, and restrooms. Fuji Park is also considered part of the fairgrounds and has a play area, benches, picnic tables, restrooms, and a small, covered picnic area with electrical outlets. Dogs are allowed though restrictions apply and are posted in the park. Rental space available.

JohnD Winters Centennial Park Complex

Take Highway 50 East to Centennial Park Drive. Softball Complex No. 1, 3666 Centennial Park Drive, has three softball fields, one soccer field, a concession stand and restrooms. Softball Complex No. 2, 5400 Heritage Way, has four softball fields, playground equipment, a concession stand and restrooms. The Tennis Court Complex, at Centennial Park Drive and Heritage Way, includes eight tennis courts, a covered pavilion, playground equipment and restrooms.

Edmonds Park

1555 Livermore Lane, take South Edmonds Drive. Four girls softball fields, nine soccer fields, one football-soccer field, a BMX track, restrooms, concession stand, and a mini-park with benches, picnic tables, playground equipment and restrooms.

Governors Field

500 E. Evalyn Drive, take Roop Street to Evalyn Drive. Four Little League fields, two Babe Ruth fields, two Pop Warner football fields, four T-ball fields, two batting cages, concession stand, playground equipment and restrooms.

Mills Park

1111 E. William St. Picnic tables, barbecues, playground equipment, restrooms, horseshoe pits, miniature railroad, three covered pavilions with tables and barbecues, three sand-volleyball courts, tot playground and an outdoor fitness center. Inside Mills Park is the Virginia Orcutt Skateboard Park, open from dawn to dusk. This facility is for skateboards & rollerblades and participants must wear helmets, knee pads and elbow pads. The community center and indoor-outdoor aquatic facility are nearby. Rental space available.

Pony Express Pavilion

888 N. Saliman Road. Open-air covered pavilion in Mills Park. Available during summer for concerts, exhibitions, craft fairs and more; winter use reserved for inline hockey. Rental space available.

Linear Park

Take Roop Street to Fifth Street. Walking trail is developed between Roop Street and the Carson City Freeway right-of-way. It is a 12-foot-wide asphalt pedestrian/bike path adjacent to Governors Field from Roop Street with a pedestrian bridge at Saliman Road.

Riverview Park:

600 Marsh Road, at East Fifth Street and Marsh Road. Covered shelter, picnic tables, barbecue, restrooms, a 1.2-mile exercise course and 4/10-mile nature trail. Dogs are allowed, but restrictions apply and are posted at the park. The accompanying Korean War Veterans Memorial Park offers rental space.

Ross Gold Park

280 Appion Way, at Snyder Avenue and Appion Way. Manmade lake, covered barbecue pavilion, tables, restrooms, playground equipment, horseshoe pits, two tennis courts and a sand volleyball court. Rental space available.

Wungnema House

844 N. Saliman Road, east end of Mills Park. Historic house and museum administered by the Foundation for the Betterment of Parks and Recreation. Available for small group meetings by appointment only. For details, contact Fred Stanio at 882-7403.

John B. Mankins Park

West College Parkway and Oak Ridge Drive. Tennis court, two basketball courts, playground, a combination baseball/softball field, skateboard feature, pavilion with picnic tables, portable restroom enclosure, concrete walking path throughout the park.

Contact the Recreation Division office, 887-2290, ext. 102. For the entire list of city parks and trails, visit

Park restrooms are winterized and closed each year from Nov. 1 through April.

Source: Carson City Parks and Recreation Department