This is a view of Donner lake from a hiking trail in the Truckee area. Above this viewpoint in the distance are the old snow sheds from the original route of the Transcontinental Railroad.
This covered bridge is located in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park on North Virginia Street. This park has numerous activites for the public such as hiking, barbecue areas, a museum, and an arboretum.
A difficult climb for its final steep half-mile, Mt. Rose rewards the hiker with panoramic views of Reno and Lake Tahoe.
This is the slalom course at Downtown Reno’s whitewater park. The course has been set up for the annual Reno River Festival which will take place on May 11 and 12, 2013.
In a particularly cold winter Donner Lake might freeze, unlike Lake Tahoe, its much deeper neighbor to the south.
The Genoa Bar first opened in 1853, as Livingston’s Exchange. The saloon was a first class gentleman’s saloon in those days, serving fine wines, liquor, and cigars.
Inspired by Rick Smolen’s successful Day in the Life series of photography books, the Spring 2015 Photojournalism class (JOUR 313) created as their class documentary project “A Day in the Life of Reno” on March 28.
The three-stories-high structure is more than a play place, it’s a recreation of the Tahoe-Pyramid water system that kids can watch in action after making the climb to the top of the clouds.
On the Mt. Rose highway, from Reno to Incline Village, the Lake Tahoe overlook provides a panoramic view of this alpine jewel.
Photographs by Students at the Reynolds School of Journalism
Virtual-reality environments created by students from the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno. The classes working on these projects are JOUR 313 (Photojournalism), and JOUR 451-756 (Interactive Media).