Our next paint-out is scheduled for:
Place: Galena Creek Regional Park - the South Entrance
Date: Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Time: 8:30 am.
Meeting at the location
From Reno, take the Mt. Rose Hwy up the hill - a little ways past the housing area called Montreaux. We will be at the second entrance (the South Entrance), once inside, the first parking lot on the right which is right next to the creek. Here is a link: http://www.washoecounty.us/parks/parkdetails~pkid=4.
Note: They did a lot of upgrades and changes to this park in the last two years. The first entrance (a new entrance called the North Entrance) has a wonderful Visitor's Center with lots of maps and stuff and gift shop. The old first entrance has been closed off.
Things to bring:
The normal list, plus:
There are plenty of picnic benches, plenty of parking, plenty of restrooms, and hiking trails.
Things you will see and can paint close to this particular parking lot:
If you want a pond - just keep driving up the hill to another parking lot where "Marilyn's Pond" is: