Category: Nevada

  • Truckee Whitewater Park – Reno, Nevada

    The Truckee Whitewater Park is located in downtown Reno, Nevada. We have been trying to paddle here for three years so were excited to hear last week that the water was flowing (compared to our last visit where only the ducks were playing…). As the park is located downtown and has other amenities (tennis, basketball, […]

  • 18 hours in Vegas

    On our last Friday night in Oceanside we were at the movie theatre to see Mr. Peabody & Sherman. There was a preview (one of a zillion) that showed the Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas. The boys were intrigued so we did some quick checking on distances, timelines and tickets and […]

  • Shut out at Truckee Whitewater Park, Reno Nevada

    We drove 12 hours out of our way (through a snowstorm for a good part of it), going North rather than South, to paddle at the Truckee Whitewater Park in Reno, Nevada. It is a series of 11 features on the Truckee River in downtown Reno. Everything we have read says that the park is […]

  • Great Basin National Park & Lehman Caves, Nevada

    Great Basin National Park is tucked in a remote corner of eastern Nevada, just off historic highway 50. It is the 9th least visited National Park in the USA so the staff were happy to see us! This obviously leads to curiosity about who else is in the top 10 least visited parks – check […]

  • Nevada – full of surprises

    We were heading into Nevada specifically to go to Reno and paddle the Truckee Whitewater park. It was taking us 12 hours out of our way but the pictures looked amazing and the write-ups all said that water flowed year round… It was an interesting geographical change from Utah, as we drove into the Great […]