Reno - RV Parks, RV and Truck Rentals, and Storage
Renting any size recreational vehicle the week of Burning Man is almost impossible in this area as the summer approaches, so plan ahead and book early if you’re looking for enlightenment in an RV or trailer.
Renting a generator, portapottie, lift, trencher, or other equipment is much easier, but still reserve beforehand.
Also, Storage facilities are all over the place, but we’ve included three as our favorites.
All Star Rents
1920 Glendale Avenue – 775-358-5123 – (Grand Sierra Resort)
Open Mon-Sat 7am-5pm, Sat 8am-5pm. Rents reach, boom, forklifts, and a wide range of compaction equipment, air compressors, generators, skidsteers, backhoes and skiploader tractors as well as trucks such as flatbeds, pickup trucks, water trucks, and trailers. Call for reservations.
RV and Truck Rentals
El Monte/Budget RV and Truck Rentals
85 Gentry Way – 775-825-8833 – (Plumb Lane) – (Moana)
One of the very few places in the region to rent an RV or truck for the playa. Burners are asked specifically to contact the owner Steve at 775-846-2725 or at renotruckrental(at)yahoo(dot)com to make rental arrangements.
1155 West Fourth Street, Suite 225 – 775-538-5180 - (Keystone Ave.)
A brand new outfit operated by local Burners focused on rentals of RV’s, trailers, generators, and segways just to those going to Burning Man. Check out their website for further information, and call them for quotes and availability. Also, located next to the Save Mart Supermarket, where you can get water and many other supplies, and take your trash and recycling after the event.
NV Trailer Rentals
2543 East Valley Road, Minden – 775-220-7986 – map
Rents various kinds of RV-style trailers, provides additional services, and can arrange pickups in Reno area and elsewhere in the region.
Main Street Gas & Food Mart
605 East Main Street – 775-835-0377 - (Fernley)
Uhaul dealer, gas and propand station, and also selling various foods, water, ice, beer and alcohol. Directly across from the Big Art For Small Towns Art Park.
Pack-It Park-It Stor-It Mini Storage
1900 US Hwy 50A – 775-835-6464 – (Fernley)
Open 6am-9pm daily. 10 x 20 and 10 x 25 units available. Highly recommended for storage of vehicles and spaceships. Please call or email (via website, highlighted above) ahead of time for instructions and making arrangements. Also available is daily parking in case you want to carpool to the playa!
Linden Mini Storage
220 Linden Street – 775-400-1269 – map
Open Tues-Sat 9am-5pm, but call ahead for definite after-hours possibilities. Some of the best rates in town, looking to take good care of Burners.
If you wish to seek other storage places, there are tons of other, average locations we do not list. Here are some links however to help get you started elsewhere:
Please send your feedback and suggestions to renopages(at)burningman(dot)com.
Need more info? Try: Reno-Sparks Convention & Visitors Authority, Reno News and Review, Reno Gazette-Journal, Reno Magazine, Reno Tahoe Tonight, National Traffic and Road Closure Information, PlayReno, NevadaNet, goTahoe.com, Tahoe.com, Fernleynews.com.