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3 Best Hiking Trails in Reno, NV

Expert recommended Top 3 Hiking Trails in Reno, Nevada. All of our hiking trails actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!

RANCHO SAN RAFAEL REGIONAL PARK

1595 North Sierra Street, Reno, NV 89503 DIRECTIONS

Since 1920

Here’s The Deal:
Rancho San Rafael is one of the most scenic and diverse urban parks located in Northern Nevada. The park has miles of trails for walking, biking, Herman's Pond (an urban fishery). The park also features three playgrounds, five reservable picnic pavilions, ponds, creeks, bbq, and picnic areas. Rancho San Rafael offers a range of amenities and services within the park's center, and the acreage also stretches past McCarran Blvd's north side. Visitors can also enjoy the Wilbur D May Museum and Arboretum. The varied landscape contains everything from manicured lawns to native desert grasses and dusty sagebrush wetland habitat. There are mysteries to explore and discover in a humid environment. Rancho San Rafael Park is perfect for exploring the walking, walking your dog, and especially taking pictures.

SPECIALTY:
Walking, Biking, Interpretive Programs, Horseshoes, Children's Playgrounds, Hiking, Bird Watching, Volleyball, Exercise Course, BBQ, Picnicking Area, Photography, Fishing & Jogging

Price: Wilbur D. May Center:
Adult: $5
Children (3-17): $3.50
Seniors: $3.50

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HUFFAKER PARK

1160 East Huffaker Lane, Reno, NV 89511 DIRECTIONS

Here’s The Deal:
Huffaker Park is a 9-acre park known for a 1.7-mile walking and running trail with scenic views and native plants. It provides a fun walk around and has few hills adjacent to the park in the south metropolitan Reno. Huffaker Park is an island of undeveloped land with clear views into all directions of the surrounding countryside. Park Lookout Trail has a compressed tread of gravel and decomposed granite, making it open to ADA. Hikers can walk around the whole loop or make a figure-8 of it by taking the trail between the hills which connect the outer pathways. Wildflowers like desert peach can be seen in the spring and flowering rabbitbrush in the fall. It is a peaceful spot to relax in and enjoy the view of the Truckee Meadows. Visitors can use the basketball, and tennis court, walking and running trail.

SPECIALTY:
Walking, Wild Flowers, Road and Mountain Biking, Trails, Forest Lake, Running, Birding & Dogs on Leash

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Fri: 7am - 8pm
Sat & Sun: 9am - 3pm

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HUNTER CREEK TRAIL

Woodchuck Circle, Reno, NV 89519 DIRECTIONS

Here’s The Deal:
Hunter Creek Trail is one of the most scenic and exciting locations in nature. The trail meanders along desert slopes for about two-thirds of its length before entering a particularly beautiful, shaded pine-fir forest and ending at a waterfall of twenty-five feet. The waterfall flows throughout the year and is complimented throughout the summer by the alder and willow greens and natural ice sculptures in the winter. Hunter Creek Trail provides adequate parking, a limited number of picnic tables, and facilities for restrooms. It starts at the southwestern edge of the parking area behind the metal gate. The trail crosses about 0.5 miles beyond the side of the wilderness. It has a hiking distance of 0.15 miles, and a brief climb of the trail passes the signed entrance to the Mount Rose Wilderness. The trail of Hunter Creek Trail is suitable for all ages and abilities. There is water available for dogs at the beginning of the trail and top of the trail.

SPECIALTY:
Forest Lake, Snowshoeing, Wild Flowers, Walking, Running, Horseback Riding, Mountain, Road Biking, Birding, Dog-Friendly, Nature Trips & Waterfall

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