Washoe Lake Wildlife Trail

EASY 9 reviews
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Washoe Lake Wildlife Trail is a 2.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Washoe Valley, Nevada that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from May until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.2 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
26 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

nature trips

walking

beach

lake

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

muddy

closed

no shade

historic site

Trail is seasonal and is a wildlife management area. Abide by all posted signage. This loop features views of Washoe lake/Valley, Flora, Birds and Wild horses.

hiking
1 month ago

not really a defined trail. had a few wild horses block part of the path and there were lots of birds around but overall wasn't what I expected from reviews here :/ meh

hiking
5 months ago

This trail surprised me. Even though this time of year, all the fauna is brown. I had a really good time seeing all of the birds. a bunch of Wood ducks, a couple of Mallards, a Heron, a Red Tailed Hawk and a few Black Birds. There were prints from several Deer on the trail. I was thankful for the strong breeze that Washoe Valley is known for. Without it the bugs could have been bad even at this time of year.

hiking
Monday, July 31, 2017

Easy hike although there is no shade and it was blazing hot today! I recommend doing this less than 2 mile walk on a cooler day.

walking
Sunday, June 25, 2017

We camped at Washoe Lake in August 2016 to view the Perseid Meteor shower. Got an early start one morning with one of the doggos & enjoyed this jaunt.

walking
Friday, May 12, 2017

Great walk, beautiful area with a lot of flora and fauna.

hiking
1 month ago

hiking
10 months ago

hiking
Sunday, August 13, 2017

hiking
Wednesday, August 02, 2017