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Basque Monument at Rancho San Rafael Park

Monument is on a hill in the north part of the park.

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National Monument to the Basque Sheepherder in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, Reno, Nevada

National Monument to the Basque Sheepherder in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park, Reno, Nevada.

Photo © Stan White
Reno's Rancho San Rafael Regional Park includes acres of grassy fields, wetlands, natural areas, picnic shelters, nature and walking trails, playground, and huge dog park. Rancho San Rafael Park is home to the Wilbur D. May Center, which includes the May Museum, May Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, Great Basin Adventure, and a restored ranch house that can be rented for events and meetings. Rancho San Rafael Regional Park is home to the Great Reno Balloon Race and the Reno-Tahoe Blues Fest.

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