Reservation Information

General Information

Douglas County Parks are available for free for the enjoyment of all, however if you wish to have exclusive use of an area of a park, there are areas / facilities that can be reserved for that purpose, for a fee. There are also some basic guidelines that need to be followed to exclude the rest of the public for your event or activity:

  • All applications require a $5 administrative processing fee. Once an application is approved, the deposit must be paid within 10 working days to hold your date, and all fees must be paid 10 working days prior to your reservation.
  • Comprehensive General Liability insurance naming Douglas County as additional insured will be required for any event when:
    1. The event is open to the public
    2. A fee is charged for the event
    3. The very nature of the event and/or the number of applicants require its application, and/or
    4. As determined by the Director of Community Services or his/her authorized designee. The minimum limits for the insurance shall be as follows:
      • $1,000,000 for each occurrence
      • $1,000,000 annual aggregate
      • Insurance coverage must include premises and operations, and products and completed operations as a minimum. Further, if alcohol is to be sold, the insurance policy shall include Liquor Liability naming Douglas County as additional insured, with the same aforementioned requirements and minimum limits

  • Depending on the nature of the event, the department may require that security services be provided as a condition of application approval
  • Individuals or groups causing damage or excessive wear and tear to any building, grounds, fixtures, furniture, or park facility shall be required to reimburse the county for all costs involved to clean, repair, restore or replace the affected area to its original condition prior to the reservation use
  • Smoking is prohibited in all county buildings
  • Please include the time needed to set up, breakdown and clean up from your activity on the application


Douglas County Parks

1323 Waterloo Lane

Gardnerville, NV


Ph: 775-782-9835

Office Hours

Monday - Friday

7:00am - 5:00pm