Hiking Trails Around Reno
Tom Cooke Trail in Reno
The Tom Cooke Trail in west Reno is a pleasant urban hiking path with great views, native plants, and interesting geology.
Hiking Deadman's Creek Trail
Deadman's Creek Trail offers a moderate hike suitable for families and it's close to Reno.
Tahoe Meadows Recreation Area
Tahoe Meadows offers outdoor recreation during every season of the year.
Free Trail Maps and Guides
Get free trail guides and maps for the Reno and Washoe County areas of Nevada. Free publications for hikers and walkers help you find appropriate trails and places to explore in the great outdoors of northern Nevada.
Nevada & Northern California Hiking Books
Find great Reno area, Nevada, and northern California hiking with these trail guides. By studying any or all of these Nevada and California trail hiking guide books, you are bound to find hikes suitable to your interests and ability. Northern California hiking guide books are included here due to its close proximity and the fact that lots of...
McCarran Ranch Preserve
The McCarran Ranch Preserve is one of the lower Truckee River restoration projects by the Nature Conservancy in Nevada.
Huffaker Park Lookout Trail in Reno
The Huffaker Park Lookout Trail in Reno is a pleasant urban hiking path with great views, native plants, and interesting geology.
Reno's Huffaker Hills Trailhead
Reno's Huffaker Hills Trailhead is the start of a good system of natural trails in the wilds of suburban Reno, Nevada.
Hiking Mt. Rose
The Mt. Rose trail has something for the whole family. The well-graded and maintained trail is suitable for children and open to your well-behaved and controlled pet*. You will enjoy a rewarding hiking experience whether you trek all the way to the summit of Mt. Rose or just meander partway.
A Short Hike on the Mt. Rose Trail
Take this short hike on Mt. Rose and enjoy some spectacular Sierra Nevada scenery.
Davis Creek Regional Park
Davis Creek Regional Park, 20 miles south of Reno in Washoe Valley, offers a variety of recreational opportunities. There is a campground with 62 overnight sites, hiking and nature trails, biking and equestrian access, shady picnic areas, group camping and day use areas that can be reserved, a small fishing lake, and great views of Washoe Lake...
Readers' Favorite Reno / Tahoe Hiking Trails
Hikers, tell us about your favorite trails and why you like to hike them. There are numerous Reno / Tahoe hiking trails from which to choose. Paths are found throughout the greater Reno metro area, or you can tackle more strenuous treks in the Sierra Nevada like the Mt. Rose Summit Trail and the spectacular Tahoe Rim Trail.
Reno's Hidden Valley Regional Park
Reno's Hidden Valley Regional Park is a wonderful family park with a wide variety of features designed to accommodate various recreational activities. I particularly like the mix of developed and undeveloped areas within this 480 acre park.
Reno & Sparks Bike Shops
Reno and Sparks are mostly flat, making getting around on a bicycle a relatively easy proposition. Those who find peddling a pleasant way to get around will find an increasing number of fellow travelers. You will also find more accommodations along the roadways for bike riders, including new bike lanes and the colorful public art bicycle racks...
Programs and Events at Galena Creek Visitor Center
Galena Creek Visitor Center in south Reno offers numerous outdoor oriented activities and programs for children and families to enjoy throughout the year.
Bowers Mansion Regional Park
Bowers Mansion Regional Park, 20 miles south of Reno in Washoe Valley, combines a beautiful public park with area history of the 1800s Comstock silver boom in nearby Virginia City and Gold Hill.
Sun Valley Regional Park
Sun Valley Regional Park offers great views and plenty of room for hiking and walking, picnicking, mountain biking, off-highway vehicles, and horseback riding.
Reno's Mira Loma Park
Mira Loma Park serves the residents of southeast Reno with playgrounds, ball fields, walking paths, picnic areas, and Rattlesnake Mountain Skate Park.
Truckee Meadows Trails
A guide to trails in Reno, Sparks, Washoe County, and northeast Lake Tahoe.
Galena Creek Visitor Center and Recreation Area
Galena Creek Visitor Center in south Reno is a great place for kids and families to enjoy learning about nature in the Reno / Lake Tahoe area.
Nevada Trail Maps.com
One of the best sites for Nevada recreational trails information. The site is searchable; plug in your criteria to find suitable trails for the activities you have in mind. You can even print maps. This is all free, by the Great Basin Institute.
Tips for Keeping Vehicles and Valuables Safe from Theft
When leaving a vehicle at Reno area parks and trailheads, use these tips to help prevent break-ins and theft of your valuables. Don't let thieves ruin your day of enjoying the great outdoors.
Abandoned Mine Hazards in Nevada
Abandoned mines on public land in Nevada pose a significant hazard. Visitors to Nevada's vast outback of public lands need to be aware of this serious safety issue.
Tahoe Rim Trail
Circle Lake Tahoe on one of America's most spectacular trails.