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Fall Story Stroll aims to highlight local parks, encourage reading


Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space and the Washoe County Library System are hosting the third annual Story Stroll with goals of promoting reading, emphasizing area parks, and engaging the community.

The event is scheduled from Sept. 21 through Oct. 5 along the 0.7-mile nature trail at Davis Creek Regional Park, 25 Davis Creek Road, Washoe Valley.

Each page from the children’s book, “Bear Has a Story to Tell,” by Philip C. Stead, will be mounted along the trail for participants to read as they stroll around the pond, one page at a time. The book addresses friendship and patience.


Self-led walks can be done daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ranger-led walks with library activities are scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturdays.

Admission is free.

For more information, call 775-849-0684 or visit https://www.washoecounty.us/parks/parks_and_trails/park_directory/mt_rose_district/davis_creek_park.php.

Carla O'Day
Carla O'Day
Carla has an undergraduate degree in journalism and more than 10 years experience as a daily newspaper reporter. She grew up in Jacksonville, Fla., moved to the Reno area in 2002 and wrote for the Reno Gazette-Journal for 8 years, covering a variety of topics. Prior to that, she covered local government in Fort Pierce, Fla.




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