Best trails in Toiyabe National Forest

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Looking for a great trail in Toiyabe National Forest, Nevada? AllTrails has 103 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 58 moderate trails in Toiyabe National Forest ranging from 0.8 to 124 miles and from 4,635 to 11,653 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest's spectacular 6.3 million acres makes it the largest national forest in the lower 48 states. Located in Nevada and a small portion of eastern California, the Forest offers year-round recreation of all types.
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#1 - Hunter Creek Trail
Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 2 h 35 m
Situated just outside Reno, this is a popular destination for hiking and trail running. At the end of this beautiful route is a 30-foot waterfall. The trail is well-marked and good for the whole familShow more
#2 - Tunnel Creek Trail
Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 7 mi • Est. 3 h 52 m
Tunnel Creek Trail is a 7 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Incline Village-Crystal Bay, Nevada that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#3 - Raintree Trail
Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
Steep switchbacks and the altitude will test your endurance on this hike. Views of surrounding peaks and valleys should make it worth while. If the views don't impress you, perhaps the magical feelingShow more
#4 - Monkey Rock
Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 2.6 mi • Est. 1 h 23 m
Note: There may be no parking right at the trailhead, so you will have to park down on the road.Show more
#5 - Castle Rock Loop Trail
Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
As of July 2019, parking lot and restrooms are closed for repairs. Nice hike through Tahoe forest to Castle Rock. Beautiful views. Good rock climbing if you want to go to the top. Trail markings are Show more
#6 - Woods, Winnemucca, and Round Top Lakes
Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 4.9 mi • Est. 2 h 50 m
If you want to add 4th of July Lake add a few more miles to the total hike. Going into the lake is downhill which of course means you must go uphill to return to the original loop trail.Show more
#7 - Tom Cooke Trail
Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 45 m
Tom Cooke Trail is a 3.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Reno, Nevada that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is bShow more
#8 - Showers Lake via the PCT
Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 9.8 mi • Est. 4 h 52 m
This is a relatively easy trail from just below Carson Pass on Highway 88 to Meiss Lake. It includes fantastic views of the surrounding peaks, Caples Lake, and Lake Tahoe, and is an excellent swimminShow more
#9 - Cave Rock Trail
Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 25 m
Easy trail that goes to the top of the tunnel over hwy 50. Well maintained, all ages to the base of the rocks that form the tunnel. Little more climbing there but still easy to get to top of rocks. WOShow more
#10 - Keystone Canyon Trail
Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 4.8 mi • Est. 2 h 20 m
Keystone Canyon Trail is a 4.8 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Reno, Nevada that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activityShow more
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