Idlewild Park

Type: Active, City, Outdoor Activities - Summer, Parks, Public Spaces

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Built in 1927 Idlewild is located just west of downtown and right on the Truckee River. The park features several picnic areas, some tennis courts, a bike trail, some lakes and water features and...  Read More


  • Free Things to Do: "Idlewild is home to the Food Truck Friday food truck festival on Friday evenings in the summer and fall."
  • Parks: "Idlewild Park also has a skate park for teens."
  • Best Things to Do: "The park also has a skate park for teens."
  • Best for Free Things to Do Because: Idlewild is a great place for walking and enjoying the river. The children's parks and the sports fields are free.
  • Best for Parks Because: Idlewild Park has access to the Truckee River and a few swimming holes.
  • Recommended as Best Things to Do Because: Visit the park for Food Truck Fridays during the summer and fill up on local food truck goodies.

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