Top Adventures in New Washoe City

  • Hike the Jones Whites Creek Loop

    Starting at about 6500 ft of elevation Jones Creek Trail is a 9.2 mi loop trail starting in Galena Creek Park. The park itself is very accessible off of Mt. Rose Highway, parking is free, and there is plenty of it during a typical weekend. When en...

    9.2 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Hike the Jones Creek Loop

    Nestled in a forested area on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, Galena Creek Regional Park is seven miles up the Mt. Rose Highway from the intersection with I-580. Galena Creek flows through the park creating separate north and south portion...

    1.7 miles 200 ft gain

  • Ski or Snowboard Mt. Rose

    The Resort is located about 30 miles (50 km) south of Reno in the Carson Range. Mt. Rose is Tahoe's highest base elevation at about 8,260 ft (2,520 m) and the summit is 9,700 ft (3,000 m). The resort area is 1,200 acres (4.9 km2), and is located i...

  • Hike to Summit of Mt. Rose

    This challenging hike offers great views of the greater Tahoe area. The first part of the hike to the waterfall is relatively easy, but once you pass that, you'll be doing a decent climb to the summit. During the summer months, you'll want to get ...

    9.7 miles 2198 ft gain

  • Galena Falls Hike

    This hike gives you Falls, Vistas and Wildflowers and is just an incredibly beautiful day hike that begins 8,990’ at the Mt. Rose Trailhead and Parking Plaza off of Mt. Rose Hwy. Begin your journey by reading the fantastic interpretive signs near ...

  • Snowshoe Mt. Rose

    Ascending to the summit is best for more experienced snowshoers. The first half of the trek has a relatively mild grade and a descent leading into Galena Creek basin. The second half of the trek is where you really earn the views. The incline gets...

    11 miles

  • Sledding Fun for the Whole Family

    You can't miss this spot in the open snowfields of Tahoe Meadows. This area is not privately owned or maintained, which is perfect. It is a short drive up the Mt. Rose Highway from Reno and Sparks and there is plenty of free parking (except on sup...

  • Church's Pond via the Jones-Whites Loop Trail

    Church's pond is a small body of water located at the top of a 2,000+ ft. trail. The trail is a 6.4 mile out-and-back hike through a well shaded forest.  For the first 0.6 miles the trail follows a peaceful creek, before upping the steepness as it...

    6.4 miles 2114 ft gain

  • A Local Favorite Near Northlake

    To begin the hike, cross Highway 28, walk towards the Tunnel Creek Station along Tunnel Creek Road and climb the short paved road/driveway. After a few hundred yards you will reach a flat, sandy trail that stretches for about a 1/4 mi above Highw...

  • Bike or Take a Stroll along the Tahoe East Shore Trail

    Lake Tahoe's East Shore Trail is a wide paved walking and cycling path running between Incline Village and Sand Harbor State Park. Opened in 2019, the path lies completely separate from the road, sometimes hovering well above it on the mountainsid...

    2.75 miles 300 ft gain

  • MTB the Tahoe Rim Trail

    The Tahoe Rim Trail is one of the world’s premier trails. It passes through two states (California and Nevada), six counties, one state park, three National Forests, and three Wilderness areas. This spectacular trail is 165 miles of single-track m...

  • Surf Lake Tahoe at Sand Harbor

    Surfing Lake Tahoe is a rare opportunity which only happens when there is a lot of wind. It's nothing like surfing in the ocean. There are mountains in the background, the water is fresh, and generally the waves are small. You can see if there are...

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      Mount Rose (Nv)

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