Reno & Lake Tahoe Area Hiking

in and around Reno & Lake Tahoe Area.

 
... Preview: Before the extensive damage from the 2004 Waterfall fire, a lot of hikers avoided the Ash Canyon Road for two reasons-the steep climb and the potential for encountering 4WD traffic en route to the bou ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Carson Range, NV - Hiking - 16 miles   
... Preview: Well-preserved remnants of Nevada’s ranching heritage enliven this suburban trail, with a charming one-room schoolhouse at the trailhead and interpretive panels describing the farm equipment displayed ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Reno, NV - Hiking - 1.5 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Remnants of Nevada’s ranching heritage are preserved in this large suburban park. The trail begins next to a charming one-room schoolhouse, rides for a stretch atop a wooden flume, and meanders among ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Reno, NV - Hiking - 1.5 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This partial loop trip, consisting of 10.5 miles through the heart of the Desolation Wilderness, samples several cirque-bound lakes amid the characteristic granite terrain that makes the area sopictur ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe, CA - Hiking - 10.5 miles   
... Preview: A lightly used pocket of the Granite Chief Wilderness offers fine scenery and a healthy dose of peace and serenity. While daily quotas and fees are the rule of thumb in nearby Desolation Wilderness, a ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Meeks Bay, CA - Hiking - 13.4 miles   
... Preview: With arrangements for a shuttle, a nearly 8-mile trip travels through the heart of the proposed 31,100- acre Meiss Meadow Wilderness. Following sections of the Tahoe Rim and Pacific Crest trails, recr ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Woodfords, CA - Hiking - 10.4 miles   
... Preview: Hikers who have been searching for an off-the-beaten-path route into the Mt. Rose Wilderness should look no farther than the unmaintained trail up Black’s Canyon. The path is infrequently used and see ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 4 miles   
... Preview: Highpoint rank by height: 9th. Have plenty of gas in your vehicle for this one, as you may find yourself backtracking along some of the forest roads before you get to the trailhead parking area. The n ... Related information:... From the guidebook Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints
Dyer, NV - Hiking - 6 miles    Best Trail in NV - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Although the trail to Bronco Creek shares the route of the Mt. Rose Trail for the first 2.5 miles, the remainder is the antithesis to the much more heavily used trail to the summit, as described in th ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 11 miles   
... Preview: A short hike leads to Cascade Falls, which during the height of snowmelt puts on a turbulent display of raucous watery splendor plummeting 200 feet down a granite cliff into Cascade Lake. Above the fa ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe, CA - Hiking - 1.5 miles   
... Preview: A climb to one of North Tahoe’s highest summits provides summiteers with an expansive view of the northern Sierra, which on clear days includes distant Lassen Peak in the north and the coastal hills t ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Donner Pass, CA - Hiking - 9.6 miles   
... Preview: Wonderful views of Lake Tahoe from the top of Castle Rock requiring a short hike and a little bit of rock climbing will reward hikers grandly for a minimal investment of time and energy. Although tech ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Stateline, NV - Hiking - 2.5 miles   
... Preview: Although most of this route travels outside the proposed Castle Peak Wilderness, plenty of pleasant terrain is encountered along the way, including two picturesque meadows and an excellent view from a ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Donner Pass, CA - Hiking - 9.6 miles   
... Preview: This trip is definitely the road less traveled to Marlette Lake. While hordes of hikers and mountain bikers reach the lake every summer weekend from the south along the Marlette Lake Trail and the Nor ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Carson Range, NV - Hiking - 6 miles   
... Preview: Chimney Beach is a favorite eastside beach for Tahoe locals, but the parking is extremely limited, especially on weekends. A half-mile hike leads down to the sandy shoreline, where nearby picnic table ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Carson Range, NV - Hiking - 2.2 miles   
... Preview: For generations, Dog Valley Road has been the back door into a serene section of Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest for a variety of local recreationists. But with the recent explosion of growth and dev ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Stampede Reservoir, CA - Hiking - 1.5 miles   
... Preview: For good reasons, the Rubicon Trail is popular with hikers and tourists alike. Following above the lakeshore, travelers are treated to incredible lake views throughout the mile-long section of trail t ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Meeks Bay, CA - Hiking - 2 miles   
... Preview: Perfect for a family outing, this pretty little nature trail offers a quick and easy tour through the ecological transition zone between the lower montane ecosystem and the high desert, where the yell ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 1 mile    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Situated between the Sierra Nevada to the west and the Great Basin to the east, Davis Creek Park offers visitors an opportunity to explore the diverse plant and animal life found in this interesting t ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 0.6 mile   
... Preview: Shadeless and oppressively hot in summer, the hiker-only Deadman Creek Loop is a wonderful excursion during the milder temperatures of spring and fall. The trail begins by following a short, spring-fe ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 2.4 miles   
... Preview: There ain’t a dead man in heaven or hell who wouldn’t be pleased by the views at the apex of this loop. From a quaint gazebo atop a scruffy hillside, you’ll be treated to vistas of Washoe Lake, the Wa ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 1.2 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: If dead men could enjoy great views, they’d love the overlook at the apex of this loop. Fortunately this hike isn’t hard enough to suck the life out of anyone, and from the gazebo at the high point, s ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Carson City, NV - Hiking - 1.2 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Coupled with a short stretch of the Truckee River Parkway West, this pleasant nature trail provides an easy outing for river lovers, dog walkers, and families. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Reno, NV - Hiking - 1.4 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The Truckee River flows right through the glitz of downtown Reno, and the town has dressed up this lovely short promenade along its banks with flowers, sculpture, waterfalls, bridges, and a whitewater ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Reno, NV - Hiking - 2 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The Truckee River flows right through the glitz of downtown Reno, and the town has dressed up the promenade along its banks with colorful landscaping, sculpture, artificial waterfalls, bridges, and a ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Reno, NV - Hiking - 2 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The Dry Pond Trail is a fairly new trail that provides a connection between trails in Thomas Creek and Whites Creek canyons. With that connection, hikers can now experience both canyons on a single hi ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 4.5 miles   
... Preview: The short but steep 1-mile climb to Eagle Lake along the Eagle Lake Trail is one of Tahoe’s most popular hikes, and for good reason. Where else can one visit such a picturesque lake tucked into an alp ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Meeks Bay, CA - Hiking - 2 miles   
... Preview: This section of the famed Pacific Crest Trail is perhaps the most popular route into the heart of Desolation Wilderness. The relatively high elevation start coupled with the ability to shave off 2.5 m ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe, CA - Hiking - 12.6 miles   
... Preview: Lake of the Woods, with numerous coves, islands, and campsites, is a popular destination accessible by maintained trail. The rest of Desolation Valley beyond Lake of the Woods is one of the most pictu ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe, CA - Hiking - 13 miles   
... Preview: Ed Z’berg-Sugar Pine Point State Park has a trio of easy nature trails that are sure to please the most discriminating sightseer. History abounds on the quarter-mile Lakefront Interpretive Trail, incl ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Meeks Bay, CA - Hiking - 1.7 miles   
... Preview: Ellis Lake and Ellis Peak occupy a ridgetop that lies between Blackwood and McKinney canyons. Blackwood Canyon contains a paved road, while a major off-highway vehicle track runs through McKinney Cany ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Meeks Bay, CA - Hiking - 8.6 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Two lakes, one large and one small, provide hikers with two distinctly different portraits of the Carson Pass environs. More than half the journey follows the shoreline of Caples Lake, a 600-acre, hum ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Kyburz, CA - Hiking - 8.2 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Follow Evans Creek through a steep-sided canyon, venturing into a cleft of high desert landscape embedded in suburban Reno. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Reno, NV - Hiking - 3.5 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Trace the course of little Evans Creek through a steep-sided canyon, venturing into a high desert landscape that feels secluded despite being embedded in suburban Reno. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Reno, NV - Hiking - 3.5 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: With a short car shuttle, hikers and mountain bikers can travel the two main canyons, Evans and Keystone, in the only part of the Peavine area that is currently closed to motorized vehicles. Ongoing e ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Reno, NV - Hiking - 5 miles   
... Preview: The Evans Canyon Trail is a delightful path that has become even more enjoyable with recent improvements. The riparian environment along intermittent Evans Creek, augmented by water from the Highland ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Reno, NV - Hiking - 3.4 miles   
... Preview: This superlative loop meanders along the lower slopes of Jobs Peak in the Carson River valley, passing from pristine highland desert scrub into shady montane forest and back again. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Carson City, NV - Hiking - 2.8 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Stretched along the lower slopes of Jobs Peak in the Carson River valley, this superlative singletrack meanders from highland desert scrub into shady montane forest and back again. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Gardnerville, NV - Hiking - 2.8 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: A short but steep climb leads to a forested basin holding five serene, forest-rimmed lakes which are well suited for an afternoon of sunbathing, picnicking, fishing, or just relaxing. Since the lakes ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Tahoe City, CA - Hiking - 4 miles   
... Preview: The Flume Trail is one of the West’s most renowned mountain biking trails, with great views of Lake Tahoe and an easy graded section of single-track trail combining for Tahoe’s ultimate fat-tire excur ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Carson Range, NV - Hiking - 13 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The Flume Trail is one of the West’s most renowned mountain bike trails, with great views of Lake Tahoe and an easy, graded section of single-track trail combining for Tahoe’s ultimate fat-tire excurs ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Carson Range, NV - Hiking - 13 miles   
... Preview: Galena Creek begins, as most mountain streams do, as a trickle in the snow-soaked heights of the Mount Rose Wilderness. But by the time it reaches the lowland park bearing its name, it’s become the ru ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 0.9 mile    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The lower reaches of Mount Rose and the steep canyons of the Galena Creek watershed offer long, arduous trail access to tantalizing altitudes. This gentle interpretive trail along lower Galena Creek o ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Carson City, NV - Hiking - 0.9 mile    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: These two quiet lakes are far enough off the beaten path to ensure a peaceful visit for those in search of some serenity. The first 2.75 miles follow a cool and shady course up the wide, forested vall ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Meeks Bay, CA - Hiking - 13 miles   
... Preview: This trip provides a fine example of the classic Desolation Wilderness experience. An easy section of trail takes visitors to the historical setting of Glen Alpine Springs, before a moderate climb lea ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe, CA - Hiking - 11.8 miles   
... Preview: At 9006 feet, Granite Chief is the centerpiece of the surrounding Granite Chief Wilderness, directly west of Squaw Valley USA. An excellent view from the summit is available from two different approac ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Tahoe City, CA - Hiking - 10.2 miles   
... Preview: Hidden Valley County Park offers a bounty of unimproved trails that wind through the western front of an orange-tinted section of the Virginia Range. Most of those trails require a stiff climb from th ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Sparks, NV - Hiking - 2 miles   
... Preview: A day hike or overnight backpack trip to a historic water system in the Carson Range. This trail climbs from the shore of Lake Tahoe about 1.5 miles to Tunnel Creek station, a maintenance station on t ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking Nevada
Carson City, NV - Hiking - 12.4 miles   
... Preview: Definitely not for the faint of heart, the stiff, nearly 2500-foot climb from Lakeview to Hobart Reservoir provides rugged hikers and mountain bikers with sweeping views, pleasant scenery, and a poten ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Carson Range, NV - Hiking - 10.8 miles   
... Preview: Contrary to the lore of the Wild West, Reno’s Hole in the Wall is not an outlaw hideout. This is literally a hole in a rock wall: a narrow tunnel gushing snowmelt into Steamboat Ditch. The route to th ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Verdi, NV - Hiking - 5.6 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Tumbling down the head of the deep, ice-sculpted granite cleft of Pyramid Creek canyon, the thin ribbon of Horsetail Falls is dramatically scenic at any time of year, but especially spectacular during ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Kyburz, CA - Hiking - 3 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The Huffaker Hills, a group of volcanic buttes sprinkled along the east side of the Truckee Meadows, provide prominent landmarks for local residents, especially the highest of the group, 6011-foot Rat ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Sparks, NV - Hiking
... Preview: The Huffaker Park Lookout Trail wraps around a pair of hills that jut out of the valley high enough to provide sweeping vistas of the Truckee Meadows. Visitors have the option of hiking a three-quarte ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Sparks, NV - Hiking - 2 miles   
... Preview: A narrow, deceptively strenuous trail ascends from dry desert to a waterfall on Hunter Creek that remains vigorous into the dry months of late summer and fall. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Reno, NV - Hiking - 6 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: A relatively undiscovered hike on the very edge of Reno leads to some surprises, including a significant waterfall, lush meadows, and a forest grotto more reminiscent of a coastal hike than a foray in ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Verdi, NV - Hiking - 7 miles   
... Preview: An old trail on the edge of Reno beckons trail users to follow the 3-mile path of the Hunter Creek Trail along tumbling Hunter Creek. Beginning in sagebrush scrub, the Hunter Creek Trail ultimately pa ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Verdi, NV - Hiking - 5.6 miles   
... Preview: A cursory glance at maps of the Carson Range reveals a curious division of the Mt. Rose Wilderness into two unequal parcels of land separated by a thin, winding corridor of nonwilderness land correspo ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Verdi, NV - Hiking - 15 miles   
... Preview: For twenty-first-century recreationists, this shuttle trip follows a portion of the historic Incline flume trail to Incline Creek, and then down the creek to Diamond Peak Ski Area. Along the way, a sh ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Incline Village, NV - Hiking - 3 miles   
... Preview: The Jobs Peak Ranch Trail represents a victory in the ongoing struggle of securing access to government land on the east front of the Carson Range in the face of the unprecedented and rapid developmen ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Minden, NV - Hiking - 3 miles   
... Preview: A day hike in the Carson Range featuring outstanding views. The trail follows a jeep road for about 0.5 mile, then crosses Jones Creek. At the trail junction, turn right (east) to start the loop trail ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking Nevada
Reno, NV - Hiking - 10.1 miles    Best Trail in NV - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: On this trip, a 10-mile journey leads from low elevation forest up to high, open terrain with grand views of the east flank of the Carson Range, particularly Mt. Rose and Slide Mountain. At various sp ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 10 miles   
... Preview: This long trail loop links two steep creek drainages at the foot of Mount Rose. On both the long traverse along the lower slopes separating Jones and Whites Creeks and the top of the ridge between the ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Carson City, NV - Hiking - 9.4 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: As with the Evans Canyon Trail, recent improvements to the Keystone Canyon Trail have made the path a much more attractive route for a variety of trail users. A new trailhead with a portable toilet, i ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Reno, NV - Hiking - 3.4 miles   
... Preview: Expansive views open across the Truckee Meadows to the summits of Mount Rose and Slide Mountain from an easy trail that loops through former ranchland in the distinctive Huffaker Hills. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Sparks, NV - Hiking - 0.9 mile    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: High and dry, the Huffaker Hills open on expansive views across the Truckee Meadows to the summits of Mount Rose and Slide Mountain. An easy trail rambles through these distinctive formations in the f ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Reno, NV - Hiking - 0.9 mile    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The Lam Watah Trail, with a name derived from a Washoe Indian phrase meaning permanent mortar by the stream, crosses an area that once was slated for casino development. Fortunately, the land was purc ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Stateline, NV - Hiking - 2.2 miles   
... Preview: Sprawling across the broad plain of Washoe Valley, Washoe Lake and Little Washoe Lake are the centerpieces of Washoe Lake State Park, designated in 1977 in part to preserve a piece of the picturesque ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 1 mile   
... Preview: Skimming the east shore of Little Washoe Lake, beneath the domineering heights of Slide Mountain, this narrow footpath leading into a small nature area is a pleasure for bird-watchers and beach lovers ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 1 mile    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: A narrow footpath skims the east shore of Little Washoe Lake, with the domineering heights of Slide Mountain looming in the distance. The trail ends in a small nature area, a pleasure for both bird-wa ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Carson City, NV - Hiking - 1 mile    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The Loch Leven Lakes provide hikers itching for summer an early-season opportunity to reach a trio of picturesque lakes nestled into a granite basin. A pleasant side trip to Salmon Lake increases the ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Soda Springs, CA - Hiking - 8 miles   
... Preview: Those who subscribe to the theory that golf is a good walk spoiled might enjoy this hike along Galena Creek. The trail begins in a natural setting of sagebrush scrub and Jeffrey pine forest with thick ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 4 miles   
... Preview: The Lower Thomas Creek Trail offers hikers, mountain bikers, joggers, and dog walkers the potential for a good workout on a mildly to moderately rising path that follows the course of the namesake cre ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 2.5 miles   
... Preview: Tucked in a ravine surrounded by subdivisions, the riparian habitat supported by the lower reaches of Whites Creek envelopes you in an unexpected, if narrowly defined, desert wilderness. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 2.8 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Another successful project of the Truckee Meadows Trail Association, the Lower Whites Creek Trail offers suburbanites the opportunity to enjoy a streamside stroll during months when the nearby Sierra ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 3.5 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This neighborhood treasure is tucked in a ravine surrounded by quiet residential subdivisions. Whites Creek supports a riparian habitat that envelops hikers in an unexpected, if narrowly defined, stri ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Reno, NV - Hiking - 2.8 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Take the trail to Marlette Lake when the aspens turn in the autumn. Gorgeous stands of the golden-leaved trees light up a good stretch at the start of this long, easy trek, begging for pictures and en ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Carson City, NV - Hiking - 10 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The trip to Marlette Lake via the North Canyon Road is still a favorite with mountain bikers. (If you’re interested in mountain biking, see Trail 46: Flume Trail as well.) After completion of the Marl ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Carson Range, NV - Hiking - 9 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: As the initial segment of the legendary Flume Trail ride, the 5-mile trip to Marlette Lake along the North Canyon Road has been very popular with mountain bikers for quite some time. With recent compl ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Carson Range, NV - Hiking - 4.5 miles   
... Preview: A day hike or overnight backpack trip to Marlette Lake in the Carson Range. The North Canyon Trail generally follows North Canyon Creek for about 5 miles to Marlette Lake, a human-made reservoir. Ther ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking Nevada
Carson City, NV - Hiking - 8.8 miles   
... Preview: The May Arboretum and surrounding parklands provide a fine short hike within minutes of downtown Reno. The trails boast great views of the Carson Range and an enlightening botany lesson. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Reno, NV - Hiking - 1.1 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Just minutes from downtown Reno, the May Arboretum and surrounding parklands provide a fine short hike with great views and an easy-to-enjoy botany lesson. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Reno, NV - Hiking - 1.1 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: With minimal effort, hikers can reach some of the grandest views available in the northern Tahoe Sierra, via the 4.6-mile Mt. Judah Loop. The rugged terrain around Donner Pass is impressive, and the t ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Donner Pass, CA - Hiking - 4.6 miles   
... Preview: A nearly forgotten trail north of Lake Tahoe takes hikers to a far-ranging view of the northern Sierra. Those with extra time and energy have the option of adding a 2-mile extension to picturesque Whi ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Mount Lola, CA - Hiking - 14.4 miles   
... Preview: The route to the summit of Mt. Rose may be the most popular trail in the state of Nevada, as evidenced by the full trailhead parking lot on summer weekends. The attractions of this trip are many, incl ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Tahoe City, CA - Hiking - 10 miles   
... Preview: Panoramic views from the summit of Mount Rose reach north and east across Truckee Meadows into the basin and range of Nevada, and south and west across Lake Tahoe into the highlands of Sierra Nevada. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Incline Village, NV - Hiking - 9.6 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The route to the summit of Mt. Rose may be the most popular trail in the state of Nevada. If not, it certainly ranks near the top of the list. The newly constructed parking lot may be full on weekends ... Related information:... From the guidebook Backpacking Nevada
Reno, NV - Hiking - 13 miles   
... Preview: A day hike in the Carson Range offering spectacular views of the Lake Tahoe region of the Sierra Nevada. Hikers should beware of the strong winds that rake the mountain above timberline on most aftern ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking Nevada
Reno, NV - Hiking - 11.2 miles    Best Trail in NV - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: The route to the summit of Mt. Rose may be the most popular trail in the state of Nevada, as evidenced by the full trailhead parking lot on summer weekends. The attractions of this trip are many, incl ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 9.8 miles   
... Preview: Mt. Tallac is regarded by many as the quintessential Tahoe peak. The dark, metamorphic hulk looms over the south end of the lake in dominant fashion, casting a long shadow over the surrounding terrain ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
South Lake Tahoe, CA - Hiking - 9.4 miles   
... Preview: This trip, the majority of which is within Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, is probably better known by mountain bikers than traditional hikers. Getting onto public land from Franktown Road around the up ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Carson Range, NV - Hiking - 12 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: This hike follows Ophir Creek downstream as it snakes through Tahoe Meadows. The lush meadow is marbled with tributaries flowing to join Ophir Creek. A lodgepole pine forest borders Tahoe Meadows to ... Related information:... From the guidebook Day Hikes around Lake Tahoe
Incline Village, NV - Hiking - 3 miles   
... Preview: A day hike in the Carson Range near Lake Tahoe featuring the remnants of a massive landslide. This hike is a difficult and strenuous climb up the Ophir Creek drainage to the remains of Upper and Lower ... Related information:... From the guidebook Hiking Nevada
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 6.6 miles   
... Preview: Although the Ophir Creek Trail does not enjoy wilderness protection from nearby Mt. Rose Wilderness, this trip offers an abundance of positive attributes, including two small but scenic lakes, a beaut ... Related information:... From the guidebook Backpacking Nevada
Carson City, NV - Hiking - 8 miles   
... Preview: Although the Ophir Creek Trail does not enjoy wilderness protection from the nearby Mt. Rose Wilderness, the trail does offer an abundance of positive attributes, including two small but scenic lakes, ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - 8 miles   
... Preview: A nearly pristine pocket of riparian wildland has been set aside along the Truckee River within Reno’s city limits. The nature trail that winds through this tiny preserve bears witness to how nature r ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Hikes Near Reno and Lake Tahoe
Reno, NV - Hiking - 1 mile    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Tour the last pocket of riparian wildland along the sparkling Truckee River within Reno’s city limits and witness how nature recovers after fire. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Reno, NV - Hiking - 1 mile    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Located a mere 2 miles from the downtown Reno casinos, the Oxbow Nature Study Area is an ecological oasis in the midst of urbanization, where the roar from the nearby Truckee River and a chorus of bir ... Related information:... From the guidebook Afoot & Afield: Reno-Tahoe
Reno, NV - Hiking - 1 mile    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
... Preview: Follow a segment of the Pacific Crest and Tahoe Rim trails to the east summit of Twin Peaks, from where hikers experience a fine view of Lake Tahoe and the surrounding terrain. From an open ridge alon ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Meeks Bay, CA - Hiking - 11.2 miles   
... Preview: This section of the Pacific Crest Trail lives up to its name, offering some of the finest views in the Tahoe area from a several-mile stretch of trail that stays on or near the actual crest of the ran ... Related information:... From the guidebook Top Trails Lake Tahoe
Donner Pass, CA - Hiking - 15 miles   
... Preview: From the pastures of a working ranch to a historic diversion dam on the Carson River, this route offers a meditative walk on the east side of the Carson Valley. ... Related information:... From the guidebook Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno
Carson City, NV - Hiking - 3.6 miles    BestHiking Trail - Click to view all (About Top Trails)

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