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Jones/Whites Creek map
Jones/Whites Creek

Jones/Whites Creek

The trail follows a jeep road for about .5 mile, then crosses Jones Creek. At the junction, turn right to start the loop trail in a counter-clockwise direction. The trail climbs gradually and enter Whites canyon while turning sharply west. Continue for about 1.5 miles. After leaving Mt. Rose Wilderness, the trail turns west, crosses the creek and heads west. The trail then climbs onto an 8,000' ridge with great views. The main trail continues east until the junction of the trail leading back to the trailhead. Make a right at this junction. MOUNTAIN BIKING IS PERMITTED ON THIS TRAIL OUTSIDE OF MT. ROSE WILDERNESS ONLY! Dogs must be leashed within Galena Creek Park.

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Jones/Whites Creek
County Carson/Douglas/Washoe/Storey Co. (W. Region)
Length 9.1 miles
Allowed Use Pack and Saddle (June-Nov)
Hiking/Running (June-Nov)
Mountain Bike (June-Nov)
Park/Area Name Mt. Rose Wilderness, Galena Creek Park
Management USFS, WASHOE
District Carson RD
Office Address Humboldt Toiyabe National Forest, Carson Ranger District, 1536 South Carson St., Carson City, NV 89701 (775) 882-2766
GPS Coordinates (WGS 84) 39.35939, 119.85932
Surface Singletrack
Min Trail Elev 6207 ft.
Max Trail Elev 8100 ft.
Elevation Difference 1893 ft.
Beginning/End Galena Creek Trailhead / intersection with begin section
Amenities Parking
Trailer Parking
Picnic Facilities
Toilet @ TH
Permits Campfire permits are required for all open fires (including camp stoves). This campfire permit DOES NOT authorize use of fire when fire restrictions are in effect. Check the Current Conditions page or call the Carson Ranger Station or Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit for current fire restrictions.
Leash Laws Leashes Recommended
Cost & Fees N/A
Wilderness Regulations Max group size is 15 people and 25 head of stock.
Collection Date N/A
Driving Directions From Reno, drive 8 miles south on US Highway 395, then turn right (west) on Highway 431. Continue 4 miles to Galena Creek Park. The trailhead is located at the north picnic area
Water on or near trail for filtering/stock watering Yes
ADA Compliant No
4WD/High Clearance No
Motorized No
Wilderness Yes
Trail Type Loop

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