Wilbur D. May Center

 

The Wilbur D. May Center is an attraction located in Rancho San Rafael Regional Park at 1595 North Sierra, Reno, Nevada. The facility comprises the Wilbur D. May Museum and the Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Wilbur D. May Arboretum and Botanical Garden covers 12 acres (4.9 ha) is an arboretum and botanical garden that is open to the public without charge from sunrise to sunset. The site is located at an elevation of 4,600 feet (1,400 m) in a transitional zone between the Sierra Nevada and the Great Basin Desert. It receives an average annual precipitation of 7 inches (180 mm), daily temperature varies 50 °F (10 °C) or more, and the growing season is less than 100 days.