Best Horseback Riding in Nevada

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  • #1 Mount Rose

    4 Reviews

    Reno, NV

    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 ...
    •  8 hours
    •  11.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike in the Carson Range offering spectacular views of the Lake Tahoe region of the Sierra Nevada. Hikers should beware ...

  • #2 Charleston Peak National Scenic Trail

    4 Reviews

    Las Vegas, NV

    A day hike in the Spring Mountains along a high ridge with spectacular alpine views. Use caution if you attempt this hike in late spring or early summer: The higher sections of the trail may ...
    •  10 hours
    •  15.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike in the Spring Mountains along a high ridge with spectacular alpine views. Use caution if you attempt this hike ...

  • #3 Jones Creek/ Whites Creek Trail

    1 Reviews

    Reno, NV

    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 ...
    •  7 hours
    •  10.1 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike in the Carson Range featuring outstanding views. The trail follows a jeep road for about 0.5 mile, then crosses ...

  • #4 Ophir Creek Trail

    8 Reviews

    Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, NV

    Ophir Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Washoe County, Nevada. It is within Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. It is 4.3 miles long and begins at 7,225 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail ...
    •  4.3 miles

    Ophir Creek Trail is a hiking trail in Washoe County, Nevada. It is within Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. It is 4.3 miles ...

  • #5 Marlette Lake

    2 Reviews

    Carson City, NV

    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. ...
    •  6 hours or 2 days
    •  8.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike or overnight backpack trip to Marlette Lake in the Carson Range. The North Canyon Trail generally follows North ...

  • #6 Island Lake

    2 Reviews

    Elko, NV

    A spectacular hike to a glacial lake perched high on the side of Lamoille Canyon in the Ruby Mountains. The Island Lake Trail starts from the north end of the trailhead parking area, and climbs ...
    •  2 hours
    •  2.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A spectacular hike to a glacial lake perched high on the side of Lamoille Canyon in the Ruby Mountains. The Island Lake ...

  • #7 North Twin River Loop

    3 Reviews

    Tonopah, NV

    A long day hike or overnight backpack trip through a series of spectacular canyons in the Toiyabe Range. This is a loop hike using the South Twin River and North Twin River Trails. Although it ...
    •  9 hours or 2 days
    •  13.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A long day hike or overnight backpack trip through a series of spectacular canyons in the Toiyabe Range. This is a loop hike ...

  • #8 Kingsbury Grade to Big Meadow

    1 Reviews

    Stateline, NV

    This trail section provides tremendous views of lake tahoe, carson Valley, desolation Wilderness, and the carson range. in addition, it has a wonderful high-elevation lake, star lake, and access ...
    •  23.2 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail section provides tremendous views of lake tahoe, carson Valley, desolation Wilderness, and the carson range. in ...

  • #9 Hobart Creek Reservoir

    1 Reviews

    Carson City, NV

    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 ...
    •  4 hours
    •  12.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A day hike or overnight backpack trip to a historic water system in the Carson Range. This trail climbs from the shore of ...

  • #10 Tahoe Meadows

    6 Reviews

    Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, NV

    Tahoe Meadows is a hiking and biking trail in Washoe County, Nevada. It is within Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 8,570 feet altitude. Traveling the entire ...
    •  0.3 miles

    Tahoe Meadows is a hiking and biking trail in Washoe County, Nevada. It is within Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. It is ...

  • #11 Ruby Crest National Recreation Trail

    0 Reviews

    Elko, NV

    A 4-day backpack trip in the Ruby Mountains along the crest of Nevada’s most alpine range featuring classic alpine scenery, glacial valleys, cirques, and mountain lakes and streams. Lamoille ...
    •  4 days
    •  33.1 miles
    •  Guide

    A 4-day backpack trip in the Ruby Mountains along the crest of Nevada’s most alpine range featuring classic alpine scenery, ...

  • #12 Spooner Summit to Kingsbury Grade

    0 Reviews

    Stateline, NV

    The biggest highlight of this section is the spectacu- lar view of most of lake tahoe and the west shore from south Camp Peak. This unobstructed view looks directly up the en- trance of Emerald ...
    •  18.5 miles
    •  Guide

    The biggest highlight of this section is the spectacu- lar view of most of lake tahoe and the west shore from south Camp ...

  • #13 Soldier Creek

    1 Reviews

    Elko, NV

    A long day hike into a less used section of the Ruby Mountains. Follow the rough road across the creek, and upstream along the north side of Soldier Creek through open sage flats. After a mile, ...
    •  8 hours
    •  12.4 miles
    •  Guide

    A long day hike into a less used section of the Ruby Mountains. Follow the rough road across the creek, and upstream along ...

  • #14 Falls Canyon Trail

    1 Reviews

    Winnemucca, NV

    A short day hike in the Santa Rosa Range featuring access to the Santa Rosa–Paradise Peak Wilderness and a waterfall. Generally this trail stays along the creek until you get into the upper basin. ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.2 miles
    •  Guide

    A short day hike in the Santa Rosa Range featuring access to the Santa Rosa–Paradise Peak Wilderness and a waterfall. Generally ...

  • #15 Flume Trail

    3 Reviews

    Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit, NV

    Flume Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada. It is within Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit and Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park Spooner Backcountry. It is 4.3 ...
    •  4.3 miles

    Flume Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada. It is within Lake Tahoe Basin Management ...

  • #16 Fletcher Canyon Trail

    2 Reviews

    Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, NV

    Fletcher Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Mount Charleston, Nevada. It is within Mount Charleston Wilderness Area and Spring Mountains National Recreation Area. It is 1.6 ...
    •  1.6 miles

    Fletcher Canyon Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Mount Charleston, Nevada. It is within Mount Charleston Wilderness ...

  • #17 Mary Jane Falls Trail

    2 Reviews

    Spring Mountains National Recreation Area, NV

    Mary Jane Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Mount Charleston, Nevada. It is within Spring Mountains National Recreation Area. It is 1.3 miles long and begins at 7,712 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  1.3 miles

    Mary Jane Falls Trail is a hiking trail in Mount Charleston, Nevada. It is within Spring Mountains National Recreation Area. ...

  • #18 Dry Pond Trail

    2 Reviews

    Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, NV

    Dry Pond Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Washoe County, Nevada. It is within Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. It is 2.1 miles long and begins at 6,466 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  2.1 miles

    Dry Pond Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Washoe County, Nevada. It is within Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. ...

  • #19 Desert Trail: High Rock Canyon Section

    0 Reviews

    Gerlach, NV

    A multi-day backpack trip along a major section of the proposed National Scenic Desert Trail through the historic High Rock Canyon area. The Desert Trail is not a constructed trail or clearly ...
    •  3 to 5 days
    •  34.8 miles
    •  Guide

    A multi-day backpack trip along a major section of the proposed National Scenic Desert Trail through the historic High Rock ...

  • #20 Blue Lakes

    0 Reviews

    Winnemucca, NV

    This is a lovely day hike to a unique series of small glacial lakes. The trail winds through groves of aspen and around a terminal moraine left by the ancient glacier and proceeds to Blue Lakes, ...
    •  2 hours
    •  1.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This is a lovely day hike to a unique series of small glacial lakes. The trail winds through groves of aspen and around a ...