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Welcome to Carson City Parks, Recreation, and Open Space

The mission of Carson City Parks, Recreation and Open Space is
to provide exceptional parks, open space, and diverse recreational opportunities to
enhance the quality of life in Carson City, while preserving our natural resources for
future generations.

COVID - 19 Response 
Parks and Recreation Administration: Office is closed.  Questions regarding Carson City’s parks system may be made by calling 775.887.2262, emailing, or visiting the City’s website at To reschedule or make a reservation call 775.887.7425 or email 

Lone Mountain Cemetery: Office is closed.  Appointments required for burial arrangements.  Appointments may be made by calling 775.887.2111 or emailing or   Appointments are available Mondays-Fridays from 10am-2pm.


In response to Governor Sisolak’s Directive 016, relaxing restrictions on some outdoor recreation activities is allowed starting today, if participants recreate safely and in a manner that prevents the spread of COVID-19. 

 Carson City Parks, Recreation and Open Space will be reopening the following facilities with restrictions to ensure the health and safety of staff and participants.  If you do not feel well, please stay home.  

 Outdoor tennis and pickleball courts-reopening May 1 

Participants are encouraged to bring hand sanitizer and wipes to keep equipment clean. 

 Eagle Valley Golf Course – reopening May 1 

Operated by Duncan Golf.  For restrictions, tee times, hours and fees visit: or call 775.887.2380.

 Carson Ridge Disc Golf Park- reopening May 1 

Park is open daily sunrise to sunset.  Participants are encouraged to practice social distancing, bring hand sanitizer and wipes to keep discs and equipment clean. Groups must be less than 10 people. If the parking lot is full upon arrival, please choose another time to participate.  There may be periodic course closures for on-going maintenance activities.  Please check and social media for scheduling updates.

 Carson City Archery Range- reopening May 1

Operated by Clear Creek Bowmen. For restrictions, hours and fees visit:

 Capitol City Gun Club – reopening May 1

Operated by Capitol City Gun Club.  For restrictions, hours and fees visit   or call 775.882.9904.

Carson City Rifle and Pistol Range – reopening May 7 for drop-in use to the public


  • Long Range-10 covered and 10 prone stations open (every other station available)
  • Short Range-10 stations open
  • Shooting Bays limited to groups less than 10 people.
  • Participants are encouraged to practice social distancing, bring hand sanitizer and wipes to keep shooting tables/stations and equipment clean before and after shooting. 
  • If all shooting stations are occupied upon arrival, participants are asked to please wait safely in their vehicle until a station becomes available.
  • Reservations are available to groups less than 10 people with insurance and a Range Safety Officer. To make a reservation email: or submit a reservation request online at  
Volunteer NRA Range Safety Officers are needed to extend the hours, while restrictions are still in place to ensure compliance.  To volunteer, please contact Mike Evans, Range Coordinator at 775.887.2262 or email

The following facilities are closed until further notice.  Any programs, tournaments, permits, or events scheduled at these locations are also cancelled. 

  • Carson City Community Center (includes gymnasium, theater and community programs)
  • Multipurpose Athletic Center (MAC)
  • Carson Aquatic Facility

The following programs/events are cancelled:

  • Capital Kids Before and After School Program
  • Camp Carson
  • Interpretive Hikes (Full Moon Hike, Walk in the Weeds etc.)
  • Drivers Education
  • Roller Derby
  • Sierra In-line Hockey
  • Youth and adult sports (MAC and Carson Middle School)
  • Adaptive Programs: Movers and Doers
  • April 20th Open Space Advisory Committee meeting
  • Western Nevada Musical Theater
  • RSVP Spring Carnival
  • Comstock Shootout
  • BLM Memorial Tournament 
  • Ash to Kings Trail

    Amidst COVID-19, this guide is meant to be used as a resource to use a variety of trails so no one trail becomes too crowded. Enjoy the abundance of trails in the region, but please adhere to social distancing guidelines when visiting trails.

    View Guide
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    Learn about community based programs, educational opportunities, events, facilities, activities for all ages and more. Tour the interactive guide, download or print. This guide is made possible through agency partnerships and community contributions.

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    If you’re interested in volunteering, adopting a trail, or making a difference in your community, Parks, Recreation and Open Space provide many opportunities to get involved. Providing feedback is another simple way you can make a big difference.

    Learn More
  • Honey Bee (Apis mellifera) feeding on the native plant Desert Sage, Salvia dorrii.

    In October 2018, Carson City became the 76th Bee City USA affiliate in the nation, and the first in the state – setting an example for the rest of Nevada to choose to promote pollinator populations too.

  • Annual Report

    Check out programs and highlights from the 2018 year!