Reno Area - Swim near McGill, Nevada
39.523947, -119.817481
0.5 miles W of McGill, Nevada
GPS: 39°31'26.2"N 119°49'2.9"W
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State: Nevada


In-town swimming (and tubing) places in the Truckee River. For details...Courtesy of

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From McGill, Nevada

  1. Head west toward S 4th St (52 ft)
  2. Turn left onto US-93 S/S 4th St
    Continue to follow US-93 S
    (11.9 mi)
  3. Continue onto US-50 W/Aultman St
    Continue to follow US-50 W
    (267 mi)
  4. Continue onto US-50 ALT W (16.9 mi)
  5. Keep right to continue toward I-80BUS E (0.1 mi)
  6. Merge onto I-80BUS E (0.8 mi)
  7. Turn left to merge onto I-80 W (35.0 mi)
  8. Take exit 13 toward Downtown Reno/Virginia St (0.3 mi)
  9. Continue onto E 8th St (0.1 mi)
  10. Turn left onto N Sierra St (0.7 mi)
  11. Turn right onto Island Ave
    Destination will be on the right
    (0.2 mi)

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WINGFIELD PARK [WING]: Swimming holes in the Truckee River right in town. LAT, LON :lat=39.523947, lon=-119.817481 (source: Topozone-p) (accuracy:approximate). LINK TO GOOGLE MAP. Pretty confident. Not verified. Updated 12/16/2007.

RIVER BEND [RIVE]: Not scenic, not deep - but a beach and a convenient swimming hole the Truckee River just west of Reno in Verdi. To get here from Reno: take I-80 west and get off at exit 5 and go about 1 mile toward Verdi. You will see on the right some bluffs and on the left a parking area and River Bend swimming hole. LAT, LON :lat=39.521228 , lon=-119.961444 (source: DeLorme) (accuracy:approximate). LINK TO GOOGLE MAP. Pretty confident. Not verified. Updated 12/16/2007.

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