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Park rangers scheduled to lead fall photo hikes on area trails

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Washoe County Regional Parks and Open Space has released its “Fall Photo Hikes” series geared toward those who enjoy scenic landscapes and photographing nature.

Park rangers suggest participants bring a jacket, sturdy pair of hiking boots, water, snack and a camera.

The ranger-led hikes are easy to medium in difficulty, with each covering between 2 to 5 miles and lasting 2 to 3 hours each, according to Washoe County.

The schedule, weather permitting, is as follows:

  • 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at Upper Whites Creek Trail, located off National Forest Development Road 047, Reno
  • 2 p.m. Oct. 19 at Galena Creek Regional Park’s south entrance, 18250 Mt Rose Hwy., Reno
  • 2 p.m. Oct. 26 at Upper Thomas Creek trailhead, located off National Forest Development Road 049, Reno
  • 2 p.m. Nov. 2 at Crystal Peak Park, 561 Crystal Park Road, Verdi

Admission is free. No pets.

For more information, call 775-849-2511, email [email protected] or visit https://www.washoecounty.us/outreach/2019/09/Fall-Photo-Hikes-19.pdf.

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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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