The Best Camping in Reno

Looking for the best camping in Reno? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Reno. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top camping spots in and near Reno

  • Floriston, California

    Verdi Peak Trail via Forest Route 72

    12.11 mi / 2090 ft gain
    Verdi Peak Trail via Forest Route 72 is an out-and-back trail where you may see wildflowers located near Verdi, Nevada.
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  • Reno, Nevada

    Rim to Reno Trail to Upper Thomas Creek Trail

    19.91 mi / 1988 ft gain
    Rim to Reno Trail to Upper Thomas Creek Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Reno, Nevada.
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  • Reno, Nevada

    Relay Peak and Mount Houghton Trail

    10.87 mi / 2123 ft gain
    Relay Peak and Mount Houghton Trail is an out-and-back trail that provides a good opportunity to view wildlife located near Reno, Nevada.
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  • Reno, Nevada

    Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT): Mt. Rose Summit to Spooner Summit

    24.33 mi / 2972 ft gain
    Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT): Mt. Rose Summit to Spooner Summit is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Reno, Nevada.
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  • New Washoe City, Nevada

    Tahoe Rim to Spooner Lake

    18.56 mi / 1532 ft gain
    Tahoe Rim to Spooner Lake is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada.
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  • Truckee, California

    Lake Ella

    6.23 mi / 879 ft gain
    Lake Ella is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Kings Beach, California.
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  • Tahoe Vista, California

    Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) Complete Loop

    164.36 mi / 1358 ft gain
    Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) Complete Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near South Lake Tahoe, California.
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  • Tahoe Vista, California

    Hike to the Martis Peak Fire Lookout

    5.0
    7.5 mi / 1700 ft gain
    This hike leads to a 100 year old fire lookout near the summit of Martis Peak with incredible views of North Lake Tahoe. There are two options to get to the peak: Martis Peak Road - to get to this trailhead from Truckee, head south on Highway 267 for about 8 miles and look for a large pull off on...
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  • Truckee, California

    Jackass Spur Mountain Biking Trail

    4.33 mi / 604 ft gain
    Jackass Spur Mountain Biking Trail is a loop trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Truckee, California.
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  • Carson City, Nevada

    Marlette Lake and Chimney Beach Loop Trail

    8.59 mi / 2119 ft gain
    Marlette Lake and Chimney Beach Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada.
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  • Truckee, California

    Split Rock Loop Trail

    2.6 mi / 121 ft gain
    Split Rock Loop Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Truckee, California.
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  • Carson City, Nevada

    Tahoe Rim Trail: Spooner to Tahoe Meadows

    21.64 mi / 4229 ft gain
    Tahoe Rim Trail: Spooner to Tahoe Meadows is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a lake located near Glenbrook, Nevada.
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  • Carson City, Nevada

    Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT)

    171.66 mi / 27772 ft gain
    Tahoe Rim Trail (TRT) is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada.
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  • Reno, Nevada

    Camp at Tamarack Bay on Pyramid Lake

    5.0
    0.25 mi
    Pyramid Lake is the last remnant of the vast Pleistocene Lake Lahontan which reached its peak at the end of the last ice-age, being the terminus of many of the glaciers and ice sheets which covered much of California, Oregon, Idaho, and Nevada.Today it is an oasis in the heart of the Basis and Ra...
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  • Nevada County, California

    PCT: CA Section L - Highway 80 to Highway 49

    37.02 mi / 5036 ft gain
    PCT: CA Section L - Highway 80 to Highway 49 is a point-to-point trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Soda Springs, California.
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  • Soda Springs, California

    Hike to the Peter Benson Hut

    5.0
    11.6 mi / 1800 ft gain
    Drive to the top of Donner Summit via the Old Hwy 40 and park at the Donner Summit PCT trailhead, just past the Sugar Bowl Academy Building. Begin hiking up-hill through a somewhat forested area for about 2 miles. Shortly after you pass the trail sign for the Mt. Judah Loop, you will come to a sm...
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