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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, trail 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 56 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 - 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
#3 - Raintree Trail
Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 5.3 mi • Est. 3 h 22 m
Note: Offline map recommended. Users have reported that the trail is not marked well. Steep switchbacks and the altitude will test your endurance on this hike. Views of surrounding peaks and valleys Show more
#4 - 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
#5 - Castle Rock Loop Trail
Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 2.7 mi • Est. 1 h 30 m
Note: As of July 2020, the top of the trail is closed for falcon nesting. Please check with the park page for more information. Nice hike through Tahoe forest to Castle Rock. Beautiful views. Good roShow more
#6 - 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
#7 - 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
#8 - 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 features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#9 - 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
#10 - Chimney Beach Trail
Toiyabe National Forest
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 8 m
Chimney Beach Trail is a 2.4 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Carson City, Nevada that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, Show more
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