Reno Sparks Neighborhoods Overview

Reno and Sparks have many communities within each area but here is tool to help you quickly browse each side of the valley to meet people and groups who are doing things. These 12 neighborhood regions do not have formal boundaries and you are free to identify where you think you fit best.


Reno Sparks Map
Downtown Reno Nighttime Lights

Downtown Reno

Do you know about all of the renovations and changes that Reno has recently gone through?

Central Urban Design Renown Medical Center


Energetic set of neighborhoods includes an international airport and nationally recognized hospital.

Southeast Reno Aerial


Industrial, urban, and agricultural because that is how we rolled our community into an urban core.

South Reno Boat Dock

South Reno

Bartley Ranch Regional park to the Mount Rose Corridor shoring up Lake Tahoe.

Southwest Pine Trees

Southwest Reno

Established neighborhood with mature trees and easy bike access to the Truckee River Greenbelt.

Northwest Reno Pond

Northwest Reno

Binding some of the most diverse neighborhoods together in the valley - including the University.

North Reno Sparks Sculpture

North Reno Sparks

Many unique businesses and outdoor recreation form this popular urban-zone.

North Valleys Residential Home

North Valleys

Seven major communities extend North before you cross the Reno Park pass toward California.

Spanish Springs Deer on the Horizon

Spanish Springs

Reno and Sparks are surprisingly urban to many visitors. Parks and libraries dot this valley.

Marina Parks Snowday on the 77 Acre Marina

Marina Parks

Encompassing sports and shopping from the 77 acre Marina to Wingfield Springs.

Downtown Sparks

Downtown Sparks

Sparks hosts some of Northern Nevada's biggest events and the West Coast's biggest companies.

Reno Sparks Nearby Neighborhoods Lake Tahoe

Nearby Areas

Every kind of fairy tale landscape is a stones throw away from Tahoe to Pyramid to Blackrock.

Neighborhood Volunteer

Fill out this short questionnaire to join other neighborhood volunteers. There are no required meetings. Whether you spend five minutes a month or 60 hours a week making your community better, you are welcome to use the resources here to empower your work.

Add Your Neighborhood

We have a list of 94 neighborhoods in South Washoe County to write about. If you want yours on the short list, email us a rough draft or post to the neighborhood comment board!

Seize no power.
Change everything.

Professionals and volunteers team up with groups and people to collaborate on community building projects

Growing Neighborhood Connections

Teamwork online and in person