Lower Thomas Creek Trail

MODERATE 27 reviews
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Lower Thomas Creek Trail is a 4.7 mile moderately 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 activity options and is best used from March until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
741 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

trail running

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

rocky

no shade

1 hour ago

Great trail. Close to town yet far enough away to not hear traffic :) creek is rushing very beautiful!!!

16 days ago

hiking
1 month ago

Good trail if not a bit too much civilization around it. Beautiful healthy Aspen all along the trail right up to Mt Rose. Will be a great fall color spot. It is very rocky in parts.

1 month ago

Really enjoyed this hike. the mile after you cross the creek is really rocky so it was a little slow going coming down... But there were Lots of pretty flowers, even more scurrying lizards.

1 month ago

It's a nice trail for a cool day with little to no wind. There are sweeping views, challenging single track, water about half the trail. Downside is that it's VERY rocky, no shade and no wind protection.

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
2 months ago

2 months ago

If you are a regular hiker of hills, this trail is easy. If you are a paved trail or fire road walker, this trail could be moderate for the very narrow path and the natural rocks.
Its a great "express" trail when time restricted. I made this trail best by running it, just be warned of the loose rocks and soil!

hiking
2 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

walking
7 months ago

9 months ago

rather boring, hot, no shade. the creek is nice but your barely next to it. skip this and drive to the upper trails instead. this trail connects to the upper and that's where it starts getting pretty.

hiking
10 months ago

11 months ago

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Wednesday, March 02, 2016

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Monday, October 26, 2015

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Saturday, November 29, 2014