Truckee River Whitewater Park

300 W 1st St, Reno, NV 89503
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The Whitewater Park features:

  • Easy access from all directions
  • Large size – 11 drop-pools; total of 2,600 feet in length, or one-half mile. Five drop pools in the north channel; six in the south channel for kayaking maneuvers that decrease slightly in elevation with each successive pool, to keep them supplied with fresh water
  • 7,000 tons of smooth flat-top rocks and boulders installed along the river banks and in-stream for easy public access, spectators, and kayaking maneuvers
  • Deep pools with continual fresh water provide good habitat for fish, particularly Lahontan cutthroat trout
  • Surrounds grassy park with amphitheater and facilities for concerts, festivals, picnics, outdoor sports and recreation
  • Kayakers can start anywhere upstream and enjoy a great experience
  • Pedestrian walkway beneath Arlington Avenue for convenient mobility between east and west ends of Wingfield Park
  • Water temperature ranges between 50 and 70 degrees. It doesn’t freeze
  • All users need to wear helmets and flotation jackets for protection and safety
  • Kayakers, at all levels, including beginners, can enjoy the whitewater park

For information on rafting trips, kayak rentals, instruction or other ways to enjoy the Whitewater Park, contact these concessionaires and operators that hold permits to operate issued by the city:

Tahoe Whitewater Tours 775-787-5000
Wild Sierra Adventures 775-323-8928

Map of Truckee River Whitewater Park

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