Discovery Trail Eagle Ridge Loop

Carson City, Nevada 89702

Discovery Trail Eagle Ridge Loop

Discovery Trail: Eagle Ridge Loop Professional Guide

Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook

"Especially when the trails higher up in the mountains are buried under snow, the Genoa Trail System has a couple of lower-elevation loop options for hikers, mountain bikers, and equestrians. The Eagle Ridge Loop offers sweeping views of Carson Valley and the Pine Nut Mountains, as well as a pair of perennial little streams along the way.

The trip is best done as a point-to-point hike, shuttling between the Eagle Ridge and Sierra Canyon Trailheads. Otherwise, you’ll have to walk a couple of miles along roads in order to get back to either trailhead. When hiking here in the summer, start early in the day to avoid the hot afternoon temperatures."

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Trail Information

Carson City
Nearby City
750 feet
Elevation Gain
Trail Type
Skill Level
2-3 hours
Best: late March through November
Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest at 775-882-2766,
Local Contacts
USGS 7.5-minute Genoa (trail not shown), CVTA Genoa Trail System
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Dec 2018