The historic Lil’ Waldorf has been in Reno since 1922. It lies across the street from the University of Nevada, Reno and proudly displays Wolf Pack Spirit. From the UNLV rebels hanging from the ceiling to pictures old and new of UNR athletes, the Lil’ Waldorf has amazing decor.
Blackwood Canyon, located on the west side of Lake Tahoe, is great for hiking, cross-country skiing and snow play.
Concrete snow sheds protected the original route of the Central Pacific Railway across Donner Summit from frequent avalanches. This route was used from 1868 until 1993.
Built in 1877, the building was sold to Myron Lake in 1879. His toll bridge, the first commercial crossing of the Truckee, provided a name, “Lake’s Crossing,” for the settlement that was to become Reno.
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.
Crystal Peak, a solid quartz crystal summit just outside of Reno, sits aside the old Emigrant Trail above Dog Valley. Hikers, campers and geological enthusiasts alike can spend time in the great outdoors searching for the perfect quartz crystal. Crystal Peak, which holds an array of different colored quartz crystals, can be accessed from either Verdi or Bordertown.
Genoa, Nevada was founded in 1850, the first settlement in the Nevada Territory. This community was home to Nevada’s first hotel, newspaper, and court.
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.
This building was constructed in 1910 as the passenger depot for the Nevada-California-Oregon Railway, a narrow-gauge line connecting Reno with northern California and southern Oregon.
The Skywalk Arcade features a range of games for your little ones and your teenagers. Kids can play the latest arcade games, attack the slopes with skier simulation games, practice for the NBA with basketball hoops, or swing the bat in our simulated batting cage.
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).