Jones Creek/ Whites Creek Trail Professional Guide
Detailed Trail Description from our Guidebook
"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, which then heads in a northerly direction. Climbing gradually through stands of Jeffrey pine and mountain mahogany, the trail enters Whites Canyon and then turns sharply west.
Continue on the old road approximately 1.5 miles. After entering the Mount Rose Wilderness, the trail turns right (leaving the old road), crosses Whites Creek, and heads west. At about the halfway point, the trail leaves Whites Canyon to the southeast and climbs onto an 8,000-foot ridge with excellent views."