Now that spring has officially arrived, there’s no better time to go on an unforgettable picnic than right now. And with so many beautiful places located throughout Nevada, the choices of where to go for an unforgettable picnic are endless. With that being said, let’s take a look at 10 beautiful places in Nevada that are perfect spots for a picnic.
1. Floyd Lamb Park - Las Vegas, NV
Floyd Lamb Park, which spans more than 2,000 acres, has several picnic areas. It's the perfect park for the entire family to spend a beautiful day together. (9200 Tule Springs Rd)
2. Bartley Ranch Regional Park - Reno, NV
Bartley Ranch Regional Park has four reservable group picnic areas, including Huffaker Pavilion, Last Chance, Plaza and the Flying B. This park also has numerous individual picnic areas. However, these are available on a first come first serve basis.
(6000 Bartley Ranch Rd)
3. Lamoille Canyon - Elko County
At approximately 12 miles in length, Lamoille Canyon is the largest valley in the Ruby Mountains. Many picnic areas are located within this gorgeous canyon.
4. Sand Harbor Beach - New Washoe City, NV
Without a doubt, Sand Harbor is Lake Tahoe's finest beach. It's also a great place for a picnic. Make sure you arrive to Sand Harbor Beach early so you'll get a great spot, and don't forget to pack yourself some sunscreen.
5. Green Valley Park - Henderson, NV
Green Valley Park, a small neighborhood park in Henderson, offers many amenities such as a baseball diamond, basketball courts, a playground, bathrooms, horseshoe pitches and several shaded picnic areas. (370 N Pecos Rd)
6. Sunset Park - Las Vegas, NV
Sunset Park is the largest and most distinguished park in Clark County. It includes playgrounds, a splash pad, walking trails and many shaded picnic areas. (2601 E Sunset Rd)
7. Great Basin National Park - Baker, NV
While exploring Great Basin National Park, you won't have any trouble finding the perfect picnic spot. Several picnic tables are located throughout the park, in addition to grassy areas if you'd rather spread a blanket. Picnicking in this national park is an experience like no other. The scenery is breathtaking. (100 Great Basin National Park)
8. Idlewild Park - Reno, NV
Idlewild Park is a 49-acre community park that's located near downtown Reno on the Truckee River. This park includes many tree-shaded areas that are perfect for picnicking. The beautiful view of the Truckee River is an added bonus. (1900 Idlewild Dr)
9. Spring Mountain Ranch State Park - Blue Diamond, NV
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park is located within the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and the park's tree-shaded picnic areas offer tables, grills and a restroom. This is a great place for an afternoon picnic. (8000 Blue Diamond Rd)
10. Rancho San Rafael Regional Park - Reno, NV
Rancho San Rafael Regional Park has a variety of facilities and offers many recreational activities, including hiking, biking and fishing. There are several picnic areas within this park, in addition to three wonderful playgrounds. (1595 N Sierra St)
Do you love going on picnics? Where else in Nevada can you go for an unforgettable picnic?