Steamboat Ditch Trail

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada

Elevation Gain1,708ft
Trailhead Elevation4,894ft
Elevation Min/Max4848/4960ft
Elevation Start/End4894/4894ft

Steamboat Ditch Trail

Steamboat Ditch Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Washoe County, Nevada. It is within Plateau/Aspen Glen and Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. It is 12.0 miles long and begins at 4,894 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 8.8 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,708 feet. Along the trail there are sands, a grassland, woods, scrubs, a residential, and an industrial. This trail connects with the following: Tom Cooke Trail.

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"Reno’s Hole in the Wall is not an outlaw hideout. It’s literally a hole in a rock wall: a narrow tunnel gushing snowmelt into Steamboat Ditch. The trail to the hole begins alongside the cooling flow of the Truckee River, then climbs to a ditchside walk with great views."

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This trail can be started at the hunter creek falls trail head at the end of Woodchuck cir. above Mayberry bridge 2nd right south and a couple miles to woodchuck cir!

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Trail Information

Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Nearby City
Plateau/Aspen Glen
Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Verdi NV, Mount Rose NW NV
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