Best trails in Mount Rose Wilderness

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Looking for a great trail in Mount Rose Wilderness, Nevada? AllTrails has 35 great hiking trails, running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 18 moderate trails in Mount Rose Wilderness ranging from 1.3 to 16.1 miles and from 5,987 to 10,321 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Mount Rose Trail
Mount Rose Wilderness
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Length: 10.7 mi • Est. 5 h 55 m
Conquer the summit of Mt Rose and enjoy the waterfalls, alpine lakes and great Lake Tahoe views. Mt. Rose may be the second tallest peak in Tahoe basin and prominent feature of the northern Lake TahoShow more
#2 - Galena Falls Trail
Mount Rose Wilderness
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 18 m
Galena Falls Trail is a 4.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used Show more
#3 - Upper Thomas Creek Trail
Mount Rose Wilderness
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Length: 14.7 mi • Est. 8 h 3 m
Upper Thomas Creek Trail is a 14.7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Reno, Nevada that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, horses, Show more
#4 - Thomas Creek to Dry Pond
Mount Rose Wilderness
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Length: 5.2 mi • Est. 2 h 48 m
Thomas Creek to Dry Pond is a 5.2 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Washoe Valley, Nevada that offers scenic views and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activityShow more
#5 - Dry Pond Loop
Mount Rose Wilderness
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Length: 6.5 mi • Est. 3 h 25 m
One of the best hikes on the Reno side of Mt. Rose. 75% heavily wooded, great shade. Sound of rushing water for 90% of the hike. Both Whites Creek and Thomas creek run year round even in drought coShow more
#6 - Chickadee Ridge
Mount Rose Wilderness
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
Chickadee Ridge is a 2.1 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers aShow more
#7 - Dry Pond Trail
Mount Rose Wilderness
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Length: 6.6 mi • Est. 3 h 29 m
Dry Pond Trail is a 6.6 mile out and back trail located near Reno, Nevada and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, and mountain biking and is best used from AprShow more
#8 - Rifle Peak
Mount Rose Wilderness
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 2 h 45 m
Rifle Peak is a 3.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
#9 - Tahoe Meadows to Ophir Creek
Mount Rose Wilderness
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 29 m
Tahoe Meadows to Ophir Creek is a 3.2 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of acShow more
#10 - Tahoe Meadows Interpretive Loop
Mount Rose Wilderness
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 33 m
Subalpine meadow teeming with flowers and wildlife... ideal for a quick, flat hike with the entire family The paths that meander around Tahoe Meadows are covered with footprints and signs of mammals,Show more
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