Oxbow Nature Study Area Nature Trail

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Oxbow Nature Study Area Nature Trail is a 0.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Reno, Nevada that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round.

0.8 miles
13 feet

kid friendly



nature trips




no dogs

2 months ago

i love this spot for what it is, but I would not really call it a hike. It's more of a nice walk or a place to have a quiet lunch.

8 months ago

4/1/2017 - Disappointing- closed!

9 months ago

Closed at 3pm. Must be due to the rains.

10 months ago

This weekend due to all of the rain there was no trail to be seen. Everything was flooded! It was still fun to try and explore the area as much as we could. The "glassy pond" was more like a flowing river! We did get to see some snow flurries while we were there which was really cool.

11 months ago

It was a nice easy walk. We watched the ducks and geese. We were lucky enough to be able to watch two trains go by. It wasn't very busy. The signs warned that the gates would be closed at certain times. We believe they forgot one of the gates to leave open when we went, so we had to backtrack to get back to the vehicle (we were there two hours before they were to close). The one gate being closed was the only thing that was negative for us.

Monday, December 05, 2016

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Thursday, August 11, 2016

nature trips
Sunday, July 17, 2016

So nice. Took my younger siblings and they loved it! it's not very difficult so we just walked and explored the area. There are a few different paths to take but they all lead in the same general area and depending on which you go down, it can be more marshland or vegetation and small man-made structures. Is a nice place for runs, jogs, and simple nature walks.

Friday, July 01, 2016

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016

Monday, April 18, 2016

great trail

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Beautiful trail. Fun for any age.

Saturday, April 16, 2016

closes at 4 and your car will be towed but not to bad.

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Saturday, April 09, 2016

A perfect place to escape the city, especially during the summer where there's lots of shady areas to walk here

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Saturday, November 07, 2015

Great little stroll for small kids or just a quick getaway. Pretty scenery.

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Great place in town to take the kids for a picnic.