Ten fun facts about Reno

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Fact 1
The Reno Ice Pavilion is a rink that measures 16,000 sq feet. At one point of time it was dismantled from Atlantic City in New Jersey and moved here.

Fact 2
There has been a Veteran’s day parade in this city every year since 1998.

Fact 3
The City hall collection has 62 art pieces and 45 pieces of outdoor public art on display.


Fact 4
Along the Truckee River is one of the very few mostly intact riparian areas called the Oxbow nature Study park.

Fact 5
Rattlesnake Mountain State Park is one of western America’s largest state parks and is 39,000 sq feet in size.

Fact 6
The trees that stand in Whitaker Park in Reno have been planted in an isle as it once used to be a “normal” school.

Fact 7
The Dick Taylor Memorial Park was at one point of time an army base.

Fact 8
The Virginia Lake was constructed from 1936-1938 by the WPA and is a detention reservoir for irrigation and flood control. The interesting fact about this place is that at the time of excavation, gold was found here.

Fact 9
The city has been America’s “Tree City” for 28 years.

Fact 10
There are over 159 tree species in the parks in the city of Reno.


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