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Hiking & Walking: California > Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest > Carson Ranger District

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Hunter Creek Trail

Difficulty: Difficult
Elevation: 5,741 Feet (1789.6 Meters)
Length, One-way: 2.6 Miles (4.33 Kilometers)
Usage: Light

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General Description

Located south west from Reno and within the Mount Rose Wilderness, this strenuous 2.6 mile hike offers users the opportunity to trek along a low use trail.

Please Remember:

* Always carry drinking water.
* Hike in single file to keep trails narrow and wild.
* Prevent erosion, follow the trail and do NOT cut switchbacks.
* Keep trails clean, pack out ALL paper and trash.
* Protect plants and wildlife.


Directions from Reno, NV: Take Interstate 80 west. Continue until National Forest unmaintained road 436; take this road east until the trailhead.

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