Best Easy Day Hikes Reno  by Tracy Salcedo-Chourre

Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno Guide Book

by Tracy Salcedo-Chourre (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Reno  by Tracy Salcedo-Chourre
Best Easy Day Hikes Reno includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for 17 easy-to-follow hikes within an hour's drive of downtown Reno, Nevada. Discover a region of startling natural diversity and beauty -- from the banks of the glittering Truckee River to the dry summits of the Huffaker Hills, and from the Hole in the Wall to Deadman's Overlook.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno" Guide Book
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Displaying trails 1 to 18 of 18.

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 ...
Reno, NV - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.5
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 ...
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
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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 ...
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
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. The cold, clear Truckee River again serv ...
Reno, NV - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 1.4
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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 ...
Reno, NV - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 2
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.
Reno, NV - Hiking,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3.5
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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. The route begins a ...
Gardnerville, NV - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.8
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 ...
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.9
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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 ...
Verdi, NV - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 5.6
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. Slide Mountai ...
Sparks, NV - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 0.9
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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 ...
Washoe City, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
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. The winding s ...
Washoe City, NV - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 2.8
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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.
Reno, NV - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.1
Tour the last pocket of riparian wildland along the sparkling Truckee River within Reno’s city limits and witness how nature recovers after fire. Flanked by railroad tracks, local businesses, and apa ...
Reno, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
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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.
Carson City, NV - Birding,Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3.6
A spread of wetland preserved among South Valley subdivisions anchors the South Meadows Trail, part of an urban trail system linking residents and visitors with parks, schools, shopping, and natural a ...
Reno, NV - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 1.4
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A trail and a boardwalk lead into the Swan Lake Nature Study Area and onto Swan Lake itself, where birds and hikers alike find a watery refuge in the desert. The two prongs of this tour of the Swan ...
Reno, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.4
The steep Sierran canyon that restrains the Truckee River opens up at Verdi, and this nature trail, an educational gem for schoolchildren and adults alike, explores the unique environment of this foot ...
Verdi, NV - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5
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