South Meadows Trail

Reno, Nevada

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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 areas. This section of the evolving South Meadows Trail System skirts a wetland on the south side of Whites Creek. It’s bounded on all sides by subdivisions but still boasts views of Mount Rose, Slide Mountain, and the Virginia Range. The wetland supports habitat for a variety of urban wildlife, including rabbits and red-winged blackbirds. Cattails and reeds maintain a foothold in the center of the marsh, but the invasive weed commonly called whitetop clots the rim; the flowers are pretty but they’ve become a plague on Nevada’s rangelands.
Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno

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Best Easy Day Hikes: Reno

by Tracy Salcedo-Chourre (Falcon Guides)

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 areas.

This section of the evolving South Meadows Trail System skirts a wetland on the south side of Whites Creek. It’s bounded on all sides by subdivisions but still boasts views of Mount Rose, Slide Mountain, and the Virginia Range. The wetland supports habitat for a variety of urban wildlife, including rabbits and red-winged blackbirds. Cattails and
reeds maintain a foothold in the center of the marsh, but the invasive weed commonly called whitetop clots the rim; the flowers are pretty but they’ve become a plague on Nevada’s rangelands.

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Activity Type: Hiking, Trail Running
Nearby City: Reno
Distance: 1.4
Trail Type: Out-and-back
Skill Level: Easy
Season: Year-round
Additional Use: Skating
Local Maps: USGS Mount Rose NE
Driving Directions: Directions to South Meadows Trail

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May 2018